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" One to deftroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thoufands, takes a "
The Monthly Magazine - Page 666
1800
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...a wild deflroyer's nn.me, Earth's builder and preferver they blafpheme. One to deftroy is murder bv the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe ;To murder ihoujands, takes a fpecioti? name, fear's glorious art, and gives inrnortal/aw^i When, after battle,...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 21

Classical philology - 1820
...compescimus et singulas caedes. Quid bella et occisarum gentium gloriosum scelus! YOUNG. One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe : To murder thousands takes a specious name ; War's glorious art; and gives immortal fame. Love of Fame. Sat. 7BISHOP...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 21

Classical philology - 1820
...compesdmus et singulas caedes. Quid bella et occisarum gentium gloriosum scelus! Young. One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe : To murder thousands takes a specious name ; War's glorious art; and gives immortal fame. Love of Fame. Sat. 7Bishop...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...When men extol a wild destroyer's name, Earth's Builder and Preserver they blaspheme. One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thousands takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When after battle I the...
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Friend of Youth, Or, New Selection of Lessons in Prose and Verse for Schools ...

Noah Worcester - Ethics - 1822 - 300 pages
...Earth's Builder and Preserver they blaspheme. When men extol a wild destroyer's name, One to destroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When after battle, I...
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Friend of Youth: Or, New Selection of Lessons, in Prose and Verse, for ...

Noah Worcester - Ethics - 1823 - 276 pages
...deartli and pestilence tn share the crown. Earth's Builder and Preserver they blaspheme. One to destroy is murder by the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When after battle, I...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1844
...When men extol a wild destroyer's name, Earth's huilder and preserver they blaspheme. One to destroy, is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; To murder thousands, takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. When, after battle,...
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Elihu Burritt's Bond of brotherhood, Volume 17, Issues 1-12

Bond of brotherhood - 1866
...slaughter of tens of thousands, some with tolerance, and some even with approval ? " One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe ; To murder thousands takes a precious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame.— Young. Such is the...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1849 - 672 pages
...And centering all authority in modes 745 And customs of her own, till sabbath rites * "One to destroy is murder by the law, And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe. To murder thousands takes a specious name." Yoiinff. Satire vii. " Where little villains must submit to fate,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...How was I shock'd to think the hero's trade Of such materials fame and triumph made ! One to destroy, is murder by the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe: To murder thousands, takes a specious name, " War's glorious art," and gives immortal fame. How guilty these!...
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