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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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Lacon: or, Many things in few words, Volume 2

Charles Caleb Colton - 1823
...the sacred stream, has the following lines : " 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 b'y assault ; what do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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The Philomathic journal, Volume 1

Philomathic institution - 1824
...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 fields great battles win, Great...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...ilia autem, quae se ejus imitatricem esse volt, temeraria atque inconsiderate et plerumque peccato120 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 Westminster Review, Volume 156

1901
...lines from Milton be applied to the situation : " 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...ilia autem, qua se ejus imitatricem esse volt, temeraria atque inconsiderata et plerumque pcccatoTo 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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...Job ?' Famous he was in- Heav'n, on Earth less known ; 6's Where glory is false glory, attributed ss 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...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, burn, slaughter, and enslave 75 Ver. 69. Where...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...gracefully, or employ all more virtuously. Sidney. 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. Milton' i Paradise Loit. The nine Their fainting foes to shameful flight compelled, And with...
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The World Displayed, in Its History and Geography: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - 1831
...which the world lias since been proud to own. 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 assaults : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter and enslave Peaceable nations....
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Life and Correspondence of Joseph Priestley ...

John Towill Rutt - Chemists - 1831
...famam exteiidere factis Hoc virtutis opus. VIRGIL. They err, who count it glory to subdue By conquest, far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win. It may by means far different be attaiu'd Without ambition, war, or violence, By deeds of peace, by...
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