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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 World Displayed, in Its History and Geography: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - World geography - 1833
...which the world has 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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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1833
...convincing the mind of some lover of war. — " 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 inslave Peaceable nations,...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing ..., Volume 1

Royal Robbins - History - 1837
...committed. The path of the fanatical warriors They err, who count it glorioua 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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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...Hast thou seen my servant JobJ 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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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History, on a New Plan, Embracing ...

Royal Robbins - 1838
...world has since been proud to own. They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and widr, 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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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History

Royal Robbins - History - 1839
...has since been proud to own. ,'$ FRANCE. 143 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...things not glorious, men not worthy of fame. 70 They err who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, 56 disprais'd] Tickell and Fenton corruptly read ' despised,' after Tonson's editions of 1707, 1711...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...Host thou seen my servant Jobi' famous lie was in Heaven, on Earth less known ; Where glory is false Britain' ule, and Arthur's days, When midnight fairies danc'd the maze, Liv'd Edwin of the Green; subduo By conquest far and wide, to over-run Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...Host thou seen ray servant Job 1' Famous he was in Heaven, on Earth less known ; Where glory is false To these we owe true friendship, love sincere, Each home-felt joy that life inherits here ; Yet from 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 a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...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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