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" O shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws. Whose God, whose country, is a tyrant's pay. This man the lessons of the field can learn ; Can every palm, which decks a warrior,... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 458
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English Minstrelsy: Being a Selection of Fugitive Poetry from the ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1810 - 308 pages
...with hopeless hearts retire ? 0 shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. VOL. i. - H Meantime by pleasure's lying tales allured, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 628 pages
...hearts retire î О shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Wl« his fell sword without affection draws, Whose God,...lands, Are social arms held out to your free hands: TOD arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. Meantime by Pleasure's lying tales allur'd, From...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Mallet, Akenside ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 622 pages
...with hopeless hearts retire? О shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...while in vain, To guard your altars, your paternal lauds, Are social arms held out to your free hands: T'« arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 622 pages
...with hopeless hearts retire? 0 shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling: of a day. Who his fell sword without affection draws,...country, is a tyrant's pay, This man the lessons of the fipld can learn; Can every palm, which decks a warrior, earn, And every pledge of conquest: while in...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 272 pages
...with hopeless hearts retire ? O shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. Meantime by Pleasure's lying tales allured, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ; And deep...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 510 pages
...hopeless hearts retire. XI. 0 shame to human life, to human laws Î The loose adventurer, hireling of a day. Who his fell sword without affection draws,...Too arduous is the lore! too irksome were' the pain. XII. Meantime by pleasure's bjing tales allured, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ; And...
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside

Mark Akenside - 1835 - 416 pages
...hopeless hearts retire ? XI. O shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. XII. Meantime by Pleasure's lying tales allur'd, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ; And...
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akinside: With His Life

Mark Akenside - 1838 - 352 pages
...retire ? XI. O 6bam<r to Kmnr-.i^ K£c, *» K" *-v " *"i In TUB . \ The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...lands, Are social arms held out to your free hands : 100 Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. XII. Meantime by pleasure's lying tales...
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside

Mark Akenside - 1845 - 364 pages
...human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection dravvs, Whose God, whose country, is a tyrant's pay, This...Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. xi I. Meantime by Pleasure's lying tales allur'd, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ;...
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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside

Mark Akenside - 1854 - 480 pages
...hopeless hearts retire ? XI. O shame to human life, to human laws ! The loose adventurer, hireling of a day, Who his fell sword without affection draws,...Too arduous is the lore ; too irksome were the pain. XII. Meantime by Pleasure's lying tales allur'd, From the bright sun and living breeze ye stray ; And...
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