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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 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 fields great battles win, But...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...Hast thou seen my servant Job V Famous he was in heaven, on earth less known ; Where glory is fslse 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 fields great battles win, Great...
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Love versus law; or, Marriage with a deceased wife's sister, Volume 3

Joseph Middleton (barrister.) - 1855
...plaudits of the reckless, rejoicing multitude— " 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 Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 478 pages
...PASSAGES IN VKRSE. 1. TROS GLORY. — Milton. THEY err who count it glorious to eubduc 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 Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - American literature - 1857 - 478 pages
...PASSAGES IN VKESE. 1. TRUE Gixmy. — MUtor. TEXT err who count it glorious to subdue By conquest lar und 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 Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859
...PASSAGES IN VERSB. 1. TRUE GLORY. — Milton. THEY err who count it glorious to subduo 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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...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, Qreat cities by assault. Whnt do these worthies But rob, and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable...
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The poetical works of John Milton. Paradise lost and regained

John Milton - 1860
...thee,—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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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...Hast thou seen my servant Job ' Famous he was in heaven, on earth less Known \Vhere 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 grea* battles win, G real...
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A compendium of American literature, arranged by C.D. Cleveland. Stereotyped ed

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1862
...his admirable judgment of martial renown : — " They err who ccmnt 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, aud spoil, burn, slaughter, and enclave Peaceable nations,...
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