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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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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881 - 788 pages
...starred and spangled courts, Where low browed baseness wafts perfume to pride. No : — men, high-minded men, * * Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain." Because the Sabbath promotes the constant and systematic study of the Bible, which sets forth our duties...
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Life and Recollections of Yankee Hill: Together with Anecdotes and Incidents ...

William Knight Northall - United States - 1850 - 208 pages
...Men who their duties know, Bat know their rights, and knowing dare maintain, Present the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain, These constitute a State. Though New England cannot boast of rich plantations, and gangs of laborers producing vast crops of...
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Mr. Webster's Address at the Laying of the Corner Stone of the Addition to ...

Daniel Webster - History - 1851 - 30 pages
...far above dull brutes endued In forests, 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 SOVEREIGN LAW, that State's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate And, finally, another...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 pages
...far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rnde ; 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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The Works of Daniel Webster: Speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851 - 644 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 SOVEREIGN...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851 - 672 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 SOVEREIGN...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851 - 640 pages
...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 LAW, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate Sits empress, crowning...
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Historical Sketches of North Carolina: From 1584 to 1851, Compiled from ...

John Hill Wheeler - North Carolina - 1851 - 876 pages
...spangled courts, , • . Where lota-brow 'd baseness wafts perfume to pride ! - , JV0, Men, hieli-minded men — * * * * * Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing dare maintain." SIR WILLIAM JOKES. The deep sensation which pervades our State, caused by the recent death of CHARLES...
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A Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 398 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: These constitute a state , 3 And sovereign law, that state's collected will, 4 The fiend discretion*...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1851 - 392 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." EXERCISE XLIX. FALSE ELOQUENCE. From a speech in Congress on the Revenue Bill of 1833. [Bombast, —...
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