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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 Peace Reading-Book; Being a Series of Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - Conduct of life - 1844 - 171 pages
...praises : thus he did to Job, Who famous 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 Peace Reading-Book; Being a Series of Selections ... Condemnatory of the ...

Henry Gardiner Adams - Conduct of life - 1844 - 171 pages
...praises : thus he did to Job, Who famous 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical ...

Royal Robbins - History - 1846
...which the world has since been proud to own. They err, who count it glorious to subdue B v 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 Friend, Volume 19

Robert Smith - Society of Friends - 1846
...*Vho famous) was in heaven ; on earth less known tVhere glory is false glory, attributed To tilings 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 won, 5reat...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing Biographical ...

Royal Robbins - History - 1849
...of 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, Rut rob and spoil, burn, slaughter and enslave Peaceable nations....
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 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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Compitum, Or The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Volume 4

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1850
...seas of gore ; and that, as another says, — " 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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Orations and Speeches [1845-1850], Volume 1

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1850
...his admirable judgment of martial renown : — 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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...remember, He afk'd thee, haft thou feen my fervant Job ? Famous he was in Heaven, on Earth lefs known; Where glory is falfe glory, attributed To things not...wide, to over-run Large Countries, and in field great Battels win, Great Cities by afTault: what do thefe Worthies, But rob and fpoil, burn, flaughter, and...
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