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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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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life. Satire vi. Line 208. 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. Satire vii. Line 55....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1870 - 778 pages
...Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life. Satire vi. Line 208. 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. Satire vii. Line 55....
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1872
...Young's lines (Lorv¿ of Fame, Satire VII.) deserve al)l¿tce under this heading,— “ One to destroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe: To murder tlmu¿:tntls takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame.” MAlts DENIQUE....
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1872
...Perhaps Young's lines (Lore of Fame, Satire VII.) deserve a place under this heading,— " 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." MARS DENIQUE. Gray's...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...well, Though o'er her bloom and greenness sweeps The battle.breath of hell. WHtTTtER. 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. YOUNG: Love of Fame....
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Among the Carlists

Sir John Furley - Spain - 1876 - 288 pages
...FUGITIVES SENTENCE ON THE PRISONERS ARRIVAL OF DON CARLOS AND DOfrA MARGARITA AT ESTELLA. 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. YOUNG. MONDAY (June 29th).—At...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...Princes were privileged To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime.—Bishop PORTEOCS. — 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. YOUNG, Love of...
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City news notes and queries [afterw.] Manchester notes and queries. Ed. by J ...

Manchester city news - 1878
...that was forcibly brought to my memory while listening to Mr. Bright last Tuesday :— 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. The passage alluded to...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations: A Book of Ready Reference for ...

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1878 - 340 pages
...Princes were privileged To kill, and numbers sanctified the crime.—Bishop POBTEOUS. — 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. YOUNG, Love of...
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Dictiony of English literature

William Davenport Adams - 1880
...Death, line 154. YOUNG writes in his Love of Fame, sátiro vii., linee 55—58 :— " 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." " Murder, though it...
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