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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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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. /.ine zoa 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 rii. Line 53....
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1906 - 1158 pages
...appear ; Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life. Line zos 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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Gillette's Social Redemption: A Review of World-wide Conditions as They ...

Industrial organization - 1907 - 783 pages
...up to the water-mark of God, And when they ebb there is but silent slime. CEB Wood. 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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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...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 glo'ious art, and gives immortal fame. Satire vii. Line 58 How...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Patriarch's sacrifice. God's angel, cries, Forbear! WHITTIER—Human Sacrifice. Pt. VII. ei One to destroy Timepiece. L. 161. 14 O, it's a snug little island! A right little, tight thousands takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. YOUNG—Love nf Fame....
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American Medicine, Volume 22

Medicine - 1916
...innocent bystander. Let us then widen the connotations of Young's satirical words: "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." A Brief for the Ten...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...vibrates her eternal tongue, For ever most divinely in the wrong. 12934 The Love of Fame 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. 12935 The Love of...
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The Art of War

Sunzi - History - 2003 - 325 pages
...Translator: Or, as the poet Edward Young (1683-1765) expressed it in his poem "Love of Fame": 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. There are Five Fundamentals...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...would bring up two Children. Many have been ruin'd by buying good pennyworths. OCTOBER 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. O great Alliance! 0...
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The Mystery of Frankenberg's Canadian Airman

Peter Hessel - History - 2005 - 248 pages
...bestows, To fill the catalogue of human woes. — John Scott of Amwell (1730-1783) — 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. — Edward Young...
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