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" One to deftroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thoufands, takes a "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 666
1800
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Love of fame, the universal passion. In 7 satires [by E. Young].

Edward Young - 1752
...fliare the crown. When men extol a wild Deftroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preferver they blafpheme. One to deftroy is murder by the law, And Gibbets keep...the lifted Hand in awe ; To murder thoufands takes a fpecious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal Fame. When after battel I the field have feen...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - English literature - 1762 - 2 pages
...fhare the crown. When men extol a wild deftroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preferver they blafphemc. One to deftroy, is murder by the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe ; To murder tboufands, takes a fpedous name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle, I...
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The Works of the English Poets: Young

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...deftroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preferver they blafpheme. One to deftroy, is murder by the law; 55 And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thoufands, takes a fpecious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle, I the field have feen...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 60

English poets - 1790
...deftroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preferver they blafpheme. -One to deftroy, is murder by the law 4 55 And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thoufands, takes a fpecious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortalyi7;e. When, after battle, I the field have...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - 1792 - 340 pages
...mare the crown; When men extol a wild deflroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preferver they blafpheme. One to deftroy, is murder by the law; And gibbets...lifted hand in awe ; To murder thoufands, takes a fpecious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame, When, after battle, I the field have feen...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...day. O great alliance ! O divine renown! With dearth and pestilence to share the crown. One to destroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle,...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...When men extol a wild destroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preserver they blaspheme. One to destroy, is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle,...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...When men extol a wild destroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preserver they blaspheme. One to destroy, is murder by the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe ; To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious; art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle,...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...nation, Thofe laws o' th' land that were intended To keep it out, are made defend it,—Hudibrat. WAR. ONE to deftroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To muider thoufands, takes a fpecious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. FIRST Envy, eldeft...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 4

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805
...When men extol a wild destroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preserver they blasphen One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe ; To murder thousands takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame When after battle I the...
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