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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 715 pages
...pursue, Where bleed the many to enrich the few. S/iens/one, Judgment of Hercules, 158. 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 givi-s immortal fame. Youny, L. off. 7. So...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1881 - 864 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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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Mottoes - 1882 - 899 pages
...Patriarch's sacrifice, God's angel cries, Forbear! g. WarrnEB— Human Sacrifice. Pt VII. 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 fanie. r. YOUNO — Love of...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - English literature - 1883 - 912 pages
...except a battle lost can be half to melancholy as a battle won. (Duke of Wellington. 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. As on the sea of Galilee,...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...appear; Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life. 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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Great Thoughts from Latin Authors

Craufurd Tait Ramage - Quotations, Latin - 1884 - 679 pages
...with slow foot, will grasp the scoundrels wh she falls in with them." Young says:— " 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." MONEY. And money is...
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Great thoughts from Latin authors, by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884
...kill, and numbers sanctified the crime." Young ("Love of Fame," Sat. vii. 1. 55):— " One to destroy is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; "O, " To murder thousands takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame." THE...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885 - 560 pages
...the crumbled wall ? Pn this the struggle was the same with all. «SI0rj1. — Byron. 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. <SI0rjl. — Porteus....
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Once a Month: An Illustrated Australasian Magazine ...

1886
...life. The money, as we shall see in our next paper, was well expended. MURDER AND WAR. 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. с 4 PRESENTIMENT....
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...JUSTICE OF. The arms are fair, When the intent of bearing them is just. A SPECIOUS 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. Young. NECESSITY OF....
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