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" In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State,... "
The Western Educational Review - Page 256
1871
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 24

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...far above dull brutes endued In foreft, brake, or den, As beafts excel cold rocks and brambles rude; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crufh the tyrant while they rend the chain : Tbefe conftitute a ftate,...
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The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1793
...far above dull brutes endued 111 foreft, brake, or den, As beads excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; MEN who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain.— If the prefent practice deviates from the principles of the Conftitution, he had furely a good light to...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volumes 16-18

John Bell - English poetry - 1794
...far above dull brutes endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain; Prevent the long aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant, while- they rend the chain : These constitute a...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 5, Volume 5

Art - 1708 - 552 pages
...above dull brutes endued, In foreft, brake, orden, As beafts excel cold rocks' and brambles rude : MEN, WHO THEIR DUTIES KNOW, BUT KNOW THEIR RIGHTS, AND KNOWING, DARE MAINTAIN; PREVENT THE LONG-AIM'D BLOW, AND CRUSH THE TYRANT WHILE THEY REND. THE CHAIN: THESE CONSTITUTE A STATE....
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The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of ..., Volume 1

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1799
...above dull brutes endued, In foreft, brake, or den, As beafts excel cold rocks and brambles rude : Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain ; Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crufh the tyrant, while they rend the chain: Thefe conftitute a...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...far above dull brutes endued In foreft, brake, or den, As beafls excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men who their DUTIES know, But know their RIGHTS, and knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crufh the tyrant while they rend the chain : Thefe conllitute a flate,...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 2

Literature - 1806
...above dull brutes, endued In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude ; Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the longaimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain ; These constitute a. stare,...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...business wafts perfume to pride. No! — Men, high-minded Men, With powers as far above dull brutes endued Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and, knowing, dare maintain, Prevent the long-aim'd blow, And crush the tyrant while they rend the chain : These constitute a State,...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...above dull brutes endued " In forest, brake, or den, " As beast excel cold rocks and brambles, rude ; " MEN who their duties know, " But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain." If the present practice deviates from the principle of the constitution, he had surely a good right to...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Flower - 1808
...above dull brutes endued, In forest, brake, or den, As beasts excel cold rocks and brambles rude : Men, who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain : Prevent the long-aimed blow, And crush the tyrant, while they rend the chain :— These constitute...
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