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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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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 2

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 654 pages
...starred and spangled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafts perfumes to pride.No! men! high-minded men, 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 slate, And...
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Orations and Speeches on Various Occasions, Volume 1

Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 652 pages
...men, Men who their duties know, But know then- rights; — and, knowing, darei Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, 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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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 722 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, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain ! These constitute a State. True Polilks....
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"Liberty": The Image and Superscription on Every Coin Issued by the United ...

Julius Rubens Ames - Antislavery movements - 1837 - 244 pages
...Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain ! These constitute a State. True Politics. EDWARD LYTTON BULWER. It is in vain that they oppose OPINION ; any thing else they may...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin, John Frost - English poetry - 1838 - 752 pages
...far ahove dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; ; And sovereign law, that state's collected will, O'er tbrones and glohes elate Sit< empress, crowning...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 332 pages
...tar 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 sovereign Law, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Site Empress, crowning...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 796 pages
...aliovo dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; achment due. As on she ihe tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a state ; And sovereign law, that stale's collected...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 750 pages
...cold rocks and brambles rude; NO:—Men, high-minded men, With powers as far ahove dull brutes endued Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain These constitute a state ; And sovereign law, that stale's collected will, Prevent the long-aim'd blow,...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838 - 1050 pages
...and spangled courts ow-browed 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 hii political opinions at that moment : — ' Such wu thii...
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History of Pennsylvania Hall

Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.), Samuel Webb - Slavery - 1838 - 222 pages
...recognise them as their peers and equals ; for, as I stated, they were, in the language of the poet, •" Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain : " — and therefore, fondly trusted, that the voice which proclaimed this sentiment to the world...
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