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" In forest, brake or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain ; These constitute a State;... "
The Universal Preceptor: Being a General Grammar of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 35
by Sir Richard Phillips - 1826 - 312 pages
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 498 pages
...With powers as far above dull brutes endued Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, nnd, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow,...while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign Law, that state's collected will. O'er thrones and globes elate Sits Empress crowning...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Flower - 1808 - 526 pages
...above dull brutes endued, In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude : Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain : Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain :— These constitute a state, And...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808 - 540 pages
...above dull brutes endued " In forest, brake, or den, " As beast excel cold rocks and brambles, rude ; " MEN who their duties know, " But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain." If the present practice deviates from the principle of the constitution, he had surely a good right...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809 - 302 pages
...above dull brutes endu'd, • In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rock, and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights,...while they rend the chain : These constitute a state, And sov'reign LA.W, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits Empress, crowning...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

United States - 1814 - 258 pages
...Men, who their dutia know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain ; These constitute state . .jm, ... SHED FO8 PRINTED AND PUBLISHED FOR JOHN PARK, BY MUNROE, FRANCIS AND PARKER, NO....
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...far above dull brutes endu'd In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude : Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain ; Prevent the 1'ong-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a state ; And Sovereign...
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The Annual biography and obituary, Volume 1

1817 - 632 pages
...spangl'd courts, Where low-brow'd Baseness wafts perfume to Pride." After stating that it consists in " Men who their duties know; but know their rights ; and, knowing, dare maintain," he concludes with a stanza expressive of his political opinions at that moment : " Such tuas this heav'n-lov'd...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1817 - 630 pages
...spangl'd courts, Where low-brow'd Baseness wafts perfume to Pride." After stating that it consists in " Men who their duties know; but know their rights ; and, knowing, dare maintain," he concludes with a stanza expressive of his political opinions at that moment : " Such ivas this heav'n-lov'd...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1817 - 800 pages
...dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, . Asbca-ls excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; ,,V'- . Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain. If the present practice deviated from the principles of the constitution, he had surely a good right...
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Whitehead, 1785, to Anstey, 1805

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819 - 466 pages
...far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights,...while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sov'reign Law, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits Empress, crowning...
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