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" And for a time ensure, to his lov'd land, The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win it with more pain. Their blood is shed In confirmation of the noblest claim... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. William Richards, LL.D.: Who ... - Page 366
by John Evans - 1819 - 396 pages
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1800 - 420 pages
...bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and t' immortalize her trust: But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those who, posted at the shrine of truth, Have fall'n in her defence. A patriot's blood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, And for a time...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...in stone and ever-during brass 710 To guard them, and to immortalize her trust : But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those who, posted at...blood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, 715 And for a time ensure, to his lav'd land The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1802
...bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and t' immortalize her trust : But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who, posted at the shrine of truth, Have fall'n in her defence. A patriot's blood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, And for a time...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and to immortalize her trust: But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who posted at the shrine of truth Have fallen in tier-defence. A patriot's blood Well spejnt in. such a strife may earn indeed,. And for a time ensure,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...paid, To those, who, posted at tho shrine of Truth, Have fall'n in her defence. A patriot's hlood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, And for a time ensure, to his lov'd land The sweets of liherty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle for a hrighter prize , And win...
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Thomas Bilney. Thomas More. William Tindall. Cromwell, earl of Essex. John ...

Christian biography - 1810
...his death with wonderfull patience, in the defence of the quarell of Christes Gospcll. BISHOP HOOPER. A Patriot's blood Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed; And for a time ensure, to his lov'd land The sweets of liberty and equal laws. But Martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win...
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The Task: A Poem. In Six Books

William Cowper - English poetry - 1810 - 193 pages
...bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and t' immortalize her trust : But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who, posted at the shrine of truth, Have fall'n in her defence. A patriot's blood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, And for a time...
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The Task: A Poem in Six Books

William Cowper - Electronic books - 1811 - 212 pages
...fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those who, posted at fhe shrine of truth, Have fatl'n in her defence. A patriot's blood, Well spent in such...strife, may earn indeed, And for a time ensure, to his lov'd land The sweets of liberty and equal laws ; But martyrs struggle for a brighter prize, And win...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1815
...bond in stone and ever-during brass To guard them, and t' immortalize her trust : But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who, posted at the shrine of Truth, Have fall'n in her defence. A patriot's blood, Well spent in such a strife, may earn indeed, And for a time...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1817
...hond in stone and ever-during hrass To guard them, and to immortalize her tmst: But fairer wreaths are due, though never paid, To those, who posted at...shrine of truth Have fallen in her defence. A patriot's hlood Well spent in such a strife may earn indeed, And for a time ensure, to his loved land The sweets...
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