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" Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate the skies. "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. William Richards, LL.D.: Who ... - Page 366
by John Evans - 1819 - 396 pages
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 440 pages
...noblest claim • — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, 20 To soar, and to anticipate the skies. Yet few remember...into fame, And chased them up to Heaven. Their ashes flewNo marble tells us whither. With their names 25 No bard embalms and sanctifies his song : And history,...
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The Brothers Wiffen: Memoirs and Miscellanies

Samuel Rowles Pattison - 1880 - 375 pages
...Spain." CHAPTER V. BOOK HUNTING — AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL. "They lived unknown Till persecution dragged them into fame, And chased them up to heaven. Their ashes flew No marble tells us whither." WE are able to narrate, in Mr. Wiffen's own words, the story of his successful searches, which resulted...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1881 - 649 pages
...with more pain. Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth. To walk with God, to be divinely free,...persecution dragg'd them into fame, And chased them up to heave>i. Their ashes flew — No marble tells us whither. With their namee No bard embalms and sanctifies...
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Recreations of an Antiquary in Perthshire History and Genealogy

Robert Scott Fittis - Genealogy - 1881 - 548 pages
...JOHNSTOUWS RIBBONS;" OR, THE MARTYRDOMS IN PERTH.— Part lst. They lived unknown, Till Persecution dragged them into fame, And chased them up to Heaven. Their ashes flew — No marble tells us whither. Cowper's " Task." IT is a remarkable coincidence that the first martyr who suffered in Scotland for...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1881
...with more pain. Their blood is shed lu confirmation of the noblest claim— Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free, To soar, and to anticipate 1 the skies. Yet few remember them. They lived unknown Till persecution dragged 2 them into fame, And...
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Experience, Volumes 2-4

...MARTYRS. They lived unknown Till Persecution dragged them into faino And chased them up to heaven. Tlieir ashes flew, No marble tells us whither. With their names No bard embalms and sanctities his song ; And history, so warm on meaner themes, Is cold ou this. S!ie execrates, indeed,...
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Great thoughts on great truths, gathered by E. Davies

Great thoughts - 1882
...it with more pain. Their blood was shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, Our claim to feed upon Immortal Truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free,...remember them. They lived unknown, Till Persecution dragged them into fame, And chased them up to heaven. Their ashes flow — No marble tells us whither....
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Jubilee lectures: a historical series, Volume 2

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1882
...fitly applied : " Their blood was shed In confirmation of the noblest claim — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free...remember them. They lived unknown Till persecution dragged them into fame And chased them up to heaven. Their ashes flew — No marble tells us whither....
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The national and domestic history of England, Volume 2

William Hickman S. Aubrey - 1878
...to Tyndale: — "His blood was shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, — Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free....soar, and to anticipate the skies. Yet few remember him I He lived unknown Till persecution dragged him into Fame 482 1536—1539] 483 And chased him up...
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Selections from Cowper's Poems

William Cowper - 1883 - 234 pages
...it with more pain. Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim, Our claim to feed upon immortal truth, To walk with God, to be divinely free,...remember them. They lived unknown Till Persecution dragg'cl them into fame, And chased them up to heaven. Their ashes flew — No marble tells us whither....
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