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" They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations, neighbouring... "
Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ... - Page 110
by John Milton - 1785
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumes 3-5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...remember, He afk'd thee, Haft thou feen my fervant Job ? Famous he was in Heav'n, on Earth lefs known; Where glory is falfe glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. 70 They err who count it glorious to fubdue By conqueft far and wide, to over-run Large countries,...
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A collection of Psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, by D. Simpson

David Simpson - 1780
...a dead Calm flops ev'ry failing Aim. HYMN HYMN CCCXLIV. err who count it glorious to fubdue •*• By conqueft far and wide, to over-run Large countries,...: what do thefe worthies But rob and fpoil, burn, flaughtei, and inflave Peaceable nations, neighb'ring, or remote, Made captive, yetdeferving freedom...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 2

John Milton - 1784 - 463 pages
...men not worthy' of fame. 70 They err who count it glorious to fubdne By conqueft far and wide, t over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by iiflault: what do thefe worthies, But rob and fpoil, burn, flaughter, and enflave 75 Peaceable nations,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...thee, Hast thou seen my servant Job ? Famous he was Heav'n, on Earth less known ; Where glory is false glory attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. They err who count it glorious to subdue ji By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battels win, Great...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 11

English poets - 1790
...remember, He afk'd thee, Haft thou feen my fervant Job ? Famous he was in Heav'n, on Earth lefs known; Where glory is falfe glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. 70 They err who count it glorious to fubdue By conqucft far and wide, to over -run Large countries,...
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Life and Writings, Volume 2

Algernon Sidney - Political science - 1794
...haft thou feen my fervant Job ? Famous he was in heaven, on earth lefs known; Where glory is falfc glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not...of fame. They err who count it glorious to fubdue By conquefl far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities...
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...horror but to name 'em. ADDISON. Cato, act ii. THEY err who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide ; to overrun . .. . .*, Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault: what do these worthies But rob, and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...thce, Hall thou feen my fcrvant Job ? Famous he was in Heav'n, on Earth left known ; Where glory i falfe glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. They err wl'io count it glorious to fubdue By conqucft far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field...
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Roman Conversations: Or, A Short Description of the Antiquities of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Wilcocks - Rome - 1797
...fubjecT:, which I have copied from Valerias Maximus t. * Where glory is falfc glory, — to fubdue By conqueft far and wide ; to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win," Great cities by affault. What do thefe Worthies, But rob and fpoil, burn, flaughtcr, and inflavc Peaceable nations,...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...? Famous he was in Heav'n, on Earth Icfs known; Whtre glory is falfe glory, attributed i To thinus not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. They err who count it glorious to fubriue 7 1 I By conquell far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battels win,...
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