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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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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 11

Henry Morley - English literature - 1895
...the time when Shakespeare was producing " Troilus and Cressida," wrote afterwards, " 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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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 9

Henry Morley - English literature - 1895
...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 cities by assault. What do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1896
..."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 fields great battles win, Great...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare - 1897
...for his scorn, wars common still upon thia earth, where, as Milton has written : — "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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A Book of Thoughts: In Loving Memory of John Bright

Mrs. Mary Harriet Bright Curry - English literature - 1897 - 387 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 Held great battles win, Great cities...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...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: Edited, with Memoir ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1903
...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, Great cities by assault. What do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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The Heath Readers: Primer, [First-sixth reader]

Readers - 1903
...things observe with care : TRUE GLORY JOHN MILTON 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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Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, & Other Poems

John Milton - 1903 - 371 pages
...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, Great cities by assault. What do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations,...
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Heath Readers: Primer [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

D.C. Heath and Company - Readers - 1903
...things observe with care : TRUE GLORY JOHN MILTON 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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