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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 Works of John Milton, in Verse and Prose, Printed from the ..., 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 aflault: what do thefe Worthies, But rob and fpoil, burn, daughter, and...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...wise Are few, and glory scarce of few is rais'd. 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 •. -whafc io fliese •wotftn&ft, -But rob and spoil, burn, slavx^ntec ax\&. CTtfi^sCTe Peaceable...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...few, and glory scarce of few is raised. * * * * They err, who count it glorious to subdue By conquest far and wide, to overrun Large countries, and in field great battles win, Great cities2 by assault : what do these worthies, But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...Host thou seen my servant Job )' Famous he was in Heaven, on Earth less known ; Where glory is false elf am Hell ; And, in the 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 - 1852
...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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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 4

David Thomas
...fadeless laurels of higher and purer worlds. " 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." — Miltm. SUBJECT : — Phases of Redemptive Truth. "But whoso looketh into the perfect...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...Hast thou seen my servant Job V 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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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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A cyclopędia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...his 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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