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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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A Solemn Review of the Custom of War: Showing that War is the Effect of ...

Noah Worcester - Pacifism - 1816 - 32 pages
...who with true applause Recount his praises. — 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 Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...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, <Jreat...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest once b`58+ assault : what do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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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The History of the Crusades: For the Recovery and Possession of ..., Volume 2

Charles Mills - Crusades - 1821
...benevolent affections into furious passions. But VIII. 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, Rut rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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The Dublin Inquisitor, ..., Volumes 1-2

English literature - 1821
...benevolent uffeclujns into furious passions. But " 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...Hast thou seen my servant Job:' Pamous 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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The History of the Crusades for the Recovery and Possession of the Holy Land

Charles Mills - Crusades - 1822
...benevolent affections into furious passions. But 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, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...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 cities by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...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 overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great...
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