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15 Yet, who can help loving the land that has taught Hereditary bondsmen! Know ye not
Who would be free themselves must strike the Six hundred and eighty-five ways to dress eggs? blow? MOORE,Fudge Family. 8.
BYRON—Childe Harold. Canto II. St. 76. (See also REGNIÈRE) Have the French for friends, but not for neigh- Streams like the thunder-storm against the wind.
Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying, bors. EMPEROR NICEPHORUS (803) while treating
BYRON—Childe Harold. Canto IV. St. 98. with ambassadors of CHARLEMAGNE.
For Freedom's battle once begun, On connoit en France 685 manières differentes Bequeath'd
by bleeding sire to son, d'accommoder les @ufs.
Though baffled oft is ever won. One knows in France 685 different ways of
BYRON–Giaour. L. 123. preparing eggs.
18 DE LA REYNIÈRE.
Sound the loud timbrel o'er Egypt's dark sea!
Jehovah hath triumphed—his people are free. Ye sons of France, awake to glory!
BYRON—Sacred Songs. Sound the loud Timbrel. Hark! Hark! what myriads bid you rise! Your children, wives, and grandsires hoary, Hope for a season bade the world farewell, Behold their tears and hear their cries!
And Freedom shrieked as Kosciusko fell! ROUGET DE LISLE—The Marseilles Hymn. (1792)
O'er Prague's proud arch the fires of ruin glow. 5 Une natione de singes à larynx de parroquets.
CAMPBELL Pleasures of Hope. L. 381. A nation of monkeys with the throat of parrots.
(See also COLERIDGE)
20 SIÉYES—Note to Mirabeau. (Of France.)
England may as well dam up the waters of
the Nile with bulrushes as to fetter the step of FRAUD
Freedom, more proud and firm in this youthful The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat land than where she treads the sequestered glens one's self.
of Scotland, or couches herself among the magBAILEY-Festus. Sc. Anywhere.
nificent mountains of Switzerland. 7
LYDIA MARIA CHILD-Supposititious Speech of Perplexed and troubled at his bad success
James Otis. The Rebels. Ch. IV. The Tempter stood, nor had what to reply,
21 Discovered in his fraud, thrown from his hope. Nulla enim minantis auctoritas apud liberos MILTON—Paradise Regained. Bk. IV. L. 1. est. 8
To freemen, threats are impotent.
O what a loud and fearful shriek was there!
they view'd beneath an hireling's sword Of enemy hath beguiled thee, yet unknown,
Fallen Kosciusco. And me with thee hath ruined.
COLERIDGE—Sonnet MILTON–Paradise Lost. Bk. IX. L. 904.
(See also CAMPBELL) 10 His heart as far from fraud as heaven from earth. No, Freedom has a thousand charms to show Two Gentlemen of Verona. Act II. Sc. 7. L.
That slaves, howe'er contented, never know. 78.
COWPER—Table Talk. L. 260.
He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, He lives at ease that freely lives.
And all are slaves besides. JOHN BARBOUR—The Bruce. Bk. I. 225.
COWPER—Task. Bk. V. L. 733. Whose service is perfect freedom.
I want free life, and I want fresh air; Book of Common Prayer. Collect for Peace.
And I sigh for the canter after the cattle,
The crack of the whip like shots in battle, 13 . . for righteous monarchs, The medley of horns, and hoofs, and heads Justly to judge, with their own eyes should see;
That wars, and wrangles, and scatters and To rule o'er freemen, should themselves be free. spreads; HENRY BROOKE-Earl of Essex. Act I.
The green beneath and the blue above, (See also JOHNSON under Ox for parody of same)
And dash, and danger, and life and love. 14
F. DESPREZ—Lasca. Here the free spirit of mankind, at length,
Or curb his swiftness in the forward race? When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
DRYDEN—Conquest of Granada. Act I. Sc. 1.
My angel, -his name is Freedom,
Choose him to be your king; He shall cut pathways east and west,
And fend you with his wing.
11 All we have of freedom-all we use or know This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
KIPLING—The Old Issue.
We grant no dukedoms to the few,
We hold like rights and shall; Equal on Sunday in the pew,
On Monday in the mall. For what avail the plough or sail, Or land, or life, if freedom fail?
ESERSON—Boston. St. 5.
12 . . That this nation, under God shall have a new birth of freedom.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN—Gettysburg Address.
I intend no modification of my oft expressed wish that all men everywhere could be free. ABRAHAM LINCOLN—Letter to Horace Greeley.
Aug. 22, 1862. See RAYMOND's History of
Who give her aspirations wings,
Her wild imaginings.
of Hood. St. 4.
All go free when multitudes offend.
The remaining liberty of the world was to be destroyed in the place where it stood. LUCAN-Pharsalia. VII. 580.
Bred in the lap of Republican Freedom.
GODWIN–Enquirer. II. XII. 402.
Ay, call it holy ground,
The soil where first they trod, They have left unstained, what there they
found, Freedom to worship God. FELICIA D. HEMANS—Landing of the Pilgrim
Non bene, crede mihi, servo servitur amico;
Service cannot be expected from a friend in service; let him be a freeman who wishes to be my master. MARTIAL-Epigrams. II. 32. 7.
Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall.
MILTON—Paradise Lost. Bk. III. L. 99.
Quisnam igitur liber? Sapiens, sibi qui im
periosus; Quem neque pauperies, neque mors, neque vin
cula terrent Responsare cupidinibus, contemnere honores Fortis; et in se ipso totus, teres atque rotundus. Who then is free? the wise man who is lord
over himself; Whom neither poverty nor death, nor chains
alarm; strong to withstand his passions and despise honors, and who is completely
finished and rounded off in himself. HORACE-Satires. Bk. II. VII. 83.
(See also HENLEY under SOUL)
An quisquam est alius liber, nisi ducere vitam Cui licet, ut voluit?
Is any man free except the one who can pass his life as he pleases? PERSIUS-Satires. V. 83.
Oh! let me live my own, and die so too!
Blandishments will not fascinate us, nor will threats of a "halter” intimidate. For, under God, we are determined that wheresoever, whensoever, or howsoever we shall be called to make our exit, we will die free men. JOSIAH QUINCY-Observations on the Boston
Port Bill, 1774.
One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to fight for freedom. IBSEN–Enemy of the People.
Free soil, free men, free speech, Fremont.
Republican Rallying Cry, 1856.
13 O, nur eine freie Seele wird nicht alt.
Only free peoples can hold their purpose and Oh, only a free soul will never grow old! their honor steady to a common end, and prefer JEAN PAUL RICHTER—Titan. Zykel 140. the interests of mankind to any narrow interest
of their own. Freiheit ist nur in dem Reich der Träume
WOODROW WILSON — Address to Congress. Und das Schöne blüht nur im Gesang.
(War with Germany being declared.) April Freedom is only in the land of dreams, and 2, 1917. the beautiful only blooms in song. SCHILLER—The Beginning of the New Century. How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? St. 9.
Because the lovely little flower is free
Down to its root, and in that freedom, bold. Der Mensch ist frei geschaffen, ist frei
WORDSWORTH—A Poet! He hath put his Heart Und würd' er in Ketten geboren.
to School. Man is created free, and is free, even though born in chains.
We must be free or die, who speak the tongue SCHILLER—Die Worte des Glaubens. St. 2. That Shakespeare spake; the faith and morals
hold Nemo liber est, qui corpori servit.
Which Milton held. No man is free who is a slave to the flesh. WORDSWORTH-Sonnets to National IndependSENECA—Epistolæ Ad Lucilium. XCII.
ence and Liberty. Pt. XVI. 5
When the mind's free, The body's delicate.
FRIENDS (See also FRIENDSHIP)
16 King Lear. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 11.
No friend's a friend till she shall] prove a friend.
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER—The Faithful The last link is broken
Friends. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 50. That bound me to thee,
17 And the words thou hast spoken
It is better to avenge a friend than to mourn Have render'd me free.
for him. FANNY STEERS—Song.
Beowulf. VII. Rara temporum felicitate, ubi sentire quæ velis, Friend, of my infinite dreams et quæ sentias dicere licet.
Little enough endures; Such being the happiness of the times, that Little howe'er it seems, you may think as you wish, and speak as you It is yours, all yours. think.
ARTHUR BENSON—The Gift. TACITUS-Annales. I. 1.
I have loved my friends as I do virtue, my Of old sat Freedom on the heights
soul, my God. The thunders breaking at her feet:
SIR THOMAS BROWNE–Religio Medici. Pt. Above her shook the starry lights;
II. Sec. V.
Now with my friend I desire not to share or
participate, but to engross his sorrows, that, by Red of the Dawn
making them mine own, I may more easily disIs it turning a fainter red? so be it, but when cuss them; for in mine own reason, and within shall we lay
myself, I can command that which I cannot enThe ghost of the Brute that is walking and ham treat without myself, and within the circle of mering us yet and be free?
another. TENNYSON—The Dawn.
SIR THOMAS BROWNE–Religio Medici. Pt. 10
II. Sec. V. The nations lift their right hands up and swear
Let my hand, Their oath of freedom.
This hand, lie in your own my own true friend; WHITTIER—Garibaldi.
Aprile! Hand-in-hand with you, Aprile!
ROBERT BROWNING—Paracelsus. Sc. 5. Freedom exists only where the people take care of the government.
There is no man so friendless but what he can WOODROW WILSON. At the Workingman's find a friend sincere enough to tell him disagree Dinner, N. Y., Sept. 4, 1912.
able truths. 12
BULWER-LYTTON—What Will He Do With It? Our object now, as then, is to vindicate the Bk. II. Ch. XIV. principles of peace and justice in the life of the world as against selfish and autocratic power, We twa hae run about the braes, and to set up among the really free and self And pu'd the gowans fine. governed peoples of the world such a concert of BURNS-Auld Lang Syne. purpose and of action as will henceforth insure the observance of those principles.
His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony, WOODROW WILSON-Address to Congress. Tam lo'ed hi like a vera brither
(War with Germany being declared.) April | They had been fou for weeks thegither! 2, 1917.
BURNS—Tam o' Shanter.
Soyons amis, Cinna, c'est moi qui t'en convie.
Let us be friends, Cinna, it is I who invite you to be so. CORNEILLE—Cinna. V. 3.
10 I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polish'd manners and fine
sense, Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm.
COWPER—The Task. Bk. VI. L. 560.
To act the part of a true friend requires more conscientious feeling than to fill with credit and complacency any other station or capacity in social life. MRS. ELLIS—Pictures of Private Life. Second
Series. The Pains of Pleasing. Ch. IV.
EMERSON—Considerations by the Way.
Our friends early appear to us as representatives of certain ideas, which they never pass or exceed. They stand on the brink of the ocean of thought and power, but they never take a single step that would bring them there.
EMERSON—Essays. Of Experience.
EMERSON—Essays. Of Friendship.
She that asks Her dear five hundred friends, contemns them
all, And hates their coming.
COWPER—The Task. Bk. II. L. 642.
How he esteems your merit,
(See also YOUNG)