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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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Some Records of Crime: Being the Diary of a Year, Official and ..., Volume 2

Charles Hervey - Crime - 1892
...before he perished : " had he a Imndred lives (he said,) I would have taken them all :" " 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." * 1st August.—The...
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Some Records of Crime: Being the Diary of a Year, Official and ..., Volume 2

Charles Hervey - Crime - 1892
...he perished : " had he a hundred lives (he said,) I would have taken them all : " " 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." 5 1st August.—The...
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HANDY -BOOK OF LITERARY CURIOSITIES

WILLIAM S WALSH - 1892
...sanctified the crime ; and Young's lines perhaps 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. Leve of Famt, Satire...
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The Greatest Works of the Greatest Authors, Ancient and Modern ...

Literature - 1894 - 896 pages
...slow foot, will grasp the scoundrels when 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 Jakes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives Immortal fame." MONEY. And money is...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...well, Though o'er her bloom and greenness sweeps The battle-breath of hell. WHITTIER. 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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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...XLIlI. " One to-day is worth two to-morrows." B. FRANKLIN. Poor Richard's Almanac. " 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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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...go no furder Than my Teslyment fer that. —James Russell Lowell; ' Biglow fupers* 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: • Loveof...
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In Spite of All: A Novel

Edna Lyall - Scottish literature - 1901 - 388 pages
...those very qualities which were too apt to lie dormant in her heart. CHAPTER XXX. " 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. HILARY found...
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In Spite of All: A Novel

Edna Lyall - 1901 - 532 pages
...those very qualities which were too apt to lie dormant in her heart. CHAPTER XXX. " 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.'' —Yocso. HILAHY...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...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. Salire rii. Line 55....
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