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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 REGN RE)
16 Have the French for friends, but not for neigh
Yet, Freedom! yet thy banner, torn, but flying,
Streams like the thunder-storm against the wind. bors.
BYRON—Childe Harold. Canto IV. St. 98. EMPEROR NICEPHORUS (803) while treating 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. 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. 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) 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.
LYDIA MARIA CHILD—Supposititious Speech of Perplexed and troubled at his bad success
James Otis. The Rebels. Ch. IV.
To freemen, threats are impotent.
O what a loud and fearful shriek was there! MILTON—Paradise Lost. Bk. LX. L. 643.
Some cursed fraud Ah me! 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. LX. L. 904.
(See also CAMPBELL)
23 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,
And all are slaves besides.
COWPER-Task. Bk. V. L. 733.
I want free life, and I want fresh air;
And I sigh for the canter after the cattle,
The crack of the whip like shots in battle, 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.
F. DESPREZ—Lasca. Here the free spirit of mankind, at length,
Throws its last fetters off; and who shall place I am as free as nature first made man,
Or curb his swiftness in the forward race? When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
DRYDEN—Conquest of Granada. Act I. Sc. 1.
11 My angel-his name is Freedom,
All we have of freedom-all we use or know Choose him to be your king;
This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago. He shall cut pathways east and west,
KIPLING-The Old Issue.
12 . . That this nation, under God shall
have a new birth of freedom. We grant no dukedoms to the few,
ABRAHAM LINCOLN-Gettysburg Address. We hold like rights and shall; Equal on Sunday in the pew,
I intend no modification of my oft expressed On Monday in the mall.
wish that all men everywhere could be free. For what avail the plough or sail,
ABRAHAM LINCOLN—Letter to Horace Greeley. Or land, or life, if freedom fail?
Aug. 22, 1862. See RAYMOND's History of EMERSON—Boston. St. 5.
Lincoln's Administration. 3
Freedom needs all her poets; it is they
Who give her aspirations wings,
And to the wiser law of music sway W. N. EWER—Five Souls.
Her wild imaginings.
LOWELL-Memorial Verses. To the Memory Bred in the lap of Republican Freedom.
of Hood. St. 4. GODWIN—Enquirer. II. XII. 402.
Quicquid multis peccatur, inultum est. Yes! to this thought I hold with firm persistence;
All go free when multitudes offend.
LUCAN-Pharsalia. V. 260. The last result of wisdom stamps it true;
16 He only earns his freedom and existence
Libertas ultima mundi
Quo steterit ferienda loco.
The remaining liberty of the world was to
be destroyed in the place where it stood. Frei athmen macht das Leben nicht allein.
LUCAN-Pharsalia. VII. 580. Merely to breathe freely does not mean to live. GOETHE-Iphigenia auf Tauris. I. 2. 54. Non bene, crede mihi, servo servitur amico;
Sit liber, dominus qui volet esse meus. Ay, call it holy ground,
Service cannot be expected from a friend in
a The soil where first they trod,
service; let him be a freeman who wishes to be They have left unstained, what there they
my master. found,
MARTIAL—Epigrams. II. 32. 7.
Sufficient to have stood, though free to fall.
MILTON-Paradise Lost. Bk. III. L. 99. Fathers. 8
They can only set free men free Quisnam igitur liber? Sapiens, sibi qui im
And there is no need of that: periosus;
Free men set themselves free. Quem neque pauperies, neque mors, neque vin- JAMES OPPENHEIM—The Slave. cula terrent
(See also BROOKE) Responsare cupidinibus, contemnere honores Fortis; et in se ipso totus, teres atque rotundus.
An quisquam est alius liber, nisi ducere vitam Who then is free? the wise man who is lord Cui licet, ut voluit? over himself;
Is any man free except the one who can Whom neither poverty nor death, nor chains
pass his life as he pleases?
PERSIUS-Satires. V. 83.
Oh! let me live my own, and die so too!
(To live and die is all I have to do:) (See also HENLEY under Soul)
Maintain a poet's dignity and ease,
And see what friends, and read what books I In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across please.
POPE—Prologue to Satires. L. 261. With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me;
Blandishments will not fascinate us, nor will As he died to make men holy, let us die to make
threats of a "halter” intimidate. For, under men free,
God, we are determined that wheresoever, whenWhile God is marching on.
soever, or howsoever we shall be called to make JULIA WARD HOWE-Battle Hymn of the
our exit, we will die free men. Republic.
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.
Free soil, free men, free speech, Fremont. IBSEN–Enemy of the People.
Republican Rallying Cry, 1856.
When the mind's free,
FRIENDS (See also FRIENDSHIP)
No friend's a friend till [he shall] prove a friend. 6
BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER—The Faithful The last link is broken
Friends. Act III. Sc. 3. L. 50.
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.
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 disagreeDinner, N. Y., Sept. 4, 1912.
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 obs vance of those principles.
His ancient, trusty, drouthy crony, WOODROW WILSON-Address to Congress. Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither
(War with Germany being declared.) April They had been fou for weeks thegither! 2, 1917.
BURNS—Tam o' Shanter.
1 'Tis thus that on the choice of friends Our good or evil name depends.
Gar-Old Woman and Her Cats. Pt. I.
True happiness Consists not in the multitude of friends, But in the worth and choice. Nor would I have Virtue a popular regard pursue: Let them be good that love me, though but few.
BEN JONSON—Cynthia's Revels. Act III. Sc.2. 'Tis sweet, as year by year we lose Friends out of sight, in faith to muse How grows in Paradise our store.
KEBLE-Burial of the Dead. St. 11.
One faithful Friend is enough for a man's self, 'tis much to meet with such an one, yet we can't have too many for the sake of others. LA BRUYÈRE—The Characters or Manners of
the Present Age. Ch. V.
An open foe may prove a curse,
Gay-Shepherd's Dog and the Wolf. L. 33.
3 Wer nicht die Welt in seinen Freunden sieht Verdient nicht, dass die Welt von ihm erfahre.
He who does not see the whole world in his friends, does not deserve that the world should hear of him.
GOETHE-Torquato Tasso. I. 3. 68. He cast off his friends, as a huntsman his pack; For he knew, when he pleas'd, he could whistle
them back. GOLDSMITH-Retaliation. L. 107.
5 Dear lost companions of my tuneful art,
Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart. GRAY—The Bard. St. 3.
(See also JULIUS CÆSAR. II. 1) 6 A favourite has no friend. GRAY- On a Favourite Cat Drowned. St. 6. 7
We never know the true value of friends. While they live, we are too sensitive of their faults; when we have lost them, we only see their virtues.
J. C. AND A. W. HARE—Guesses at Truth.
(See also POPE, ROGERS) Before you make a friend eat a bushel of salt with him.
For my boyhood's friend hath fallen, the pillar
of my trust, The true, the wise, the beautiful, is sleeping in
the dust. HILLARD/On Death of Motley.
Alas! to-day I would give everything
Sc. 3. L. 32.
Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspir'd.
My designs and labors And aspirations are my only friends. LONGFELLOW-Masque of Pandora. Tower of
Prometheus on Mount Caucasus. Pt. III. L. 74.
Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend. LONGFELLOW—New England Tragedies. John
Endicott. Act IV. Sc. 1.
Dulcis inexpertis cultura potentis amici;
To have a great man for an intimate friend seems pleasant to those who have never tried it; those who have, fear it.
HORACE—Epistles. I. 18. 86. True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit. HORACE-Of the Art of Poetry. L. 486. WENTWORTH DILLON's trans.
The new is older than the old; And newest friend is oldest friend in this: That, waiting him, we longest grieved to miss One thing we sought.
HELEN HUNT JACKSON-My New Friend.
Quien te conseja encobria de tus amigos.
He who advises you to be reserved to your friends wishes to betray you without witnesses. MANUEL CONDE LUCANOR. 26 Let the falling out of friends be a renewing of
a affection. LYLY-Euphues.
(See also BURTON under LOVE)