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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 School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...Slit, a world, a fguirrej, and a king—Chnrfbill» CONQUEST. THEY err who count it glorious to fubdue By conqueft far and wide; to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Gre.R cities by aiTnult: what do thefe worthies But rob, and fpoi], burn, flaughter, and enflave Peaceable...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Hast thou seen my servant Job? Famous he was in 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 71 By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great...
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...moft merits fame in filence hid. Paradfi Loft 1. xl. I. 638. THEY err who count it glorious to fubdue By conqueft far and wide ; to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles wia, Great cities by aflault: what do thefe worthies 1 But rob, and fjpoil, burn, flaughter, and enflave...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 5

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1809
...Prel. Epifcopacy. Again, " Had any one written and divulged erroneous things, &c." Jreopagitica. TODD. Where glory is falfe glory, attributed To things not...: What do thefe worthies, But rob and fpoil, burn, {laughter, and enflave 75 Ver. 69. Where glory if falfe glory, attributed To thingt nut glorious, mi-n...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
..."Hast thou seen my servant Job?" Famous he was in Heaven, 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 By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...Hast thou seen my servant Job?" Famous he was in Heaven, on Earth less known; Where glory is false glory, attributed To things not glorious, men not worthy of fame, They err, who count it glprious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. Fhey err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to over-run 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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Arithmetical Questions on a New Plan: Intended to Answer the Double Purpose ...

William Butler - Arithmetic - 1811 - 494 pages
...infirm parent \. According to our fublime bard, " They err who count it glorious to fubdae " By conquell far and wide ; to over-run " Large countries, and in field great battles win, " Great cities by afiault^ :" GENERAL WASHINGTON, it has been well obferved, is not the idol of a day, buf the hero of...
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Hypocrisy: A Satire, in Three Books. Book the First

Charles Caleb Colton - 1812 - 296 pages
...Alexander ; but ke shall not find me o Darius, •f " 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 iuslave Peaceable Nations,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...things not glorious, men not worthy' of fame. 70 They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, born, slaughter, and enslave 75 Peaceable nations,...
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