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" LAW does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't ; Or if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer latitude : For wholesome laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty. "
Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author - Page 193
by Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - 1807
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The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose of Mr. Samuel Butler ..., Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1759
...Coals, that give them Light. Law does not put the leaft Reftraint Upon our Freedom, but maintain'!; Or if it does, 'tis for our Good, To give us freer Latitude : For wholfome Laws preferve us free By ftinting of our Liberty. The World has long endeavour'd to reduce...
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The Works of the English Poets: Butler

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...coals, that give them light. LAW does not put the leaft reftraiftt Upon our freedom, but maintain 't ; Or, if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer latitude i For wholefome laws preferve us free, By ftinting of our liberty. THE world has long endeavour'd to...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...coals, that give them light. LAW does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 'tj Or, if it does, tis for our good, To give us freer latitude : For wholesome laws preserve us fire*1, By stinting of our liberty. THE world has long endeavour'd to cyducc Those things to practice...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1819
...coals, that give them light. AW does not put the least restraint lUpon our freedom, but maintain 't; /Or, if it does, tis for our good, * To give us freer latitude : For wholesome laws preserve us free, t By stinting of our liberty. M» THE world has long endeavour'd to reduce Those things to practice...
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The Genuine Poetical Remains of Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1827 - 301 pages
...understand an art ; As little sparkles shine more bright, Than glowing coals, that give them light. Or if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer...endeavour'd to reduce Those things to practice, that are of.no use ; And strives to practise things of speculation, And bring the practical to contemplation...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...XLVI. Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't; Or if it does, 't is for our good, To give us freer latitude; For wholesome...laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty. Sutler. XLVII. In order to look into any person's temper, I generally make my first observations upon...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1835
...coals, that give them light. LAW does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't ; Or if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer...free, By stinting of our liberty. THE world has long endeavoiir'd to reduce Those things to practice that are of no use, And strives to practise things...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...bad man's awe. MASSINGER. 7. Laws do not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't ; Or, if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer...laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty. BUTLER'S Hudibras. 31 8. There was on both sides much to say : He 'd hear the cause another day ; —...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...reason's murder. A. Hill. Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't ; ' , Or if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer...laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty. Butler^ The good need fear no law ; It is his safety, and the bad man's awe. Massinger. Multitudes...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...contention. — Sir W. Raleigh. Law does not put the least restraint Upon our freedom, but maintain 't; Or, if it does, 'tis for our good, To give us freer...laws preserve us free, By stinting of our liberty. Butler. Each state must have its policies: Kingdoms have edicts, cities have their charters. Even the...
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