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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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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 478 pages
...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 long aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain, — These constitute a stale ; And...
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The American Missionary, Volume 72

Congregational churches - 1918 - 758 pages
...today. Not territory; not armies and munitions, or even laws and institutions — but "men, high-minded men, men who their duties know, but know their rights, and knowing dare maintain, who crush the tyrant while they rend the chain .these constitute a state." The lineal descendants of...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1847 - 752 pages
...ride ; Not starred and ttpaugled courts, Where low-browed baseness wafu perfumes to pride ; No! m? n I high minded men, Men who their duties know, But know...rights ; and knowing, dare maintain ; Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrants, while they rend the chain; These constitute a stnte, And sovereign...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 30

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1847 - 672 pages
...starred and xpangled courts. Where low-browed baseness wafts perfumes to pride ; No! ram 1 high^miuded men, Men who their duties know. But know their rights ; and knowing, dare maintain ; Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrants, while they rend the chain; These constitute a state, And sovereign...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1849 - 1130 pages
...or their own domestic security, are united to a man — a constituency firm, discreet, enlightened ; who -Their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing dare maintain ; Prtvait the long-aimed blow, And cruih the tyrant when they rend the rhnm ;" acting by the authority...
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The Right of the People to Establish Forms of Government: Mr. Hallett's ...

Benjamin Franklin Hallett - Constitutional history - 1848 - 84 pages
...stirred and spangled courts Where low-browed baseness wafts perfume to pride, No mfi\. high-minilcd men, Men who their duties know. But know their rights, and knowing dare maintain." "And sovereign law, that. State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate, Sita empress, crowning...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 22

United States - 1848 - 614 pages
...nothing that is not clearly right, and submit to nothing that is wrong.' Tell her our citizens are MEN, ' who their duties know, but know their rights, and knowing dare maintain.' Tell her we desire peace with all nations, and will cultivate and strive to preserve it by all just...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 764 pages
...forest, brake, or den. As beasts eicel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, Bat X ZoQ l9, ; And sovereign law, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...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...knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And wash the tyrant, while they rend the chain. These constitute a state : And sovereign law, that state's...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 442 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-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State, And sovereign...
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