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" War is a game which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. "
Annual Report of the Committee of the Society for the Promotion of Permanent ... - Página 4
por Peace Society (London, England) - 1817
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volúmenes3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1807
...enlightened Cowper, now and then, suffered under a passing cloud of narrow prejudice. Ho has said, that " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at." I take for granted, he does not mean to allude merely to particular instances of a wanton...
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Plutarch's Lives: Translated from the Original Greek, Volumen3

Plutarch - 1811
...last word remind the reader of Covvper, one of tlie most excellent, poetical, and miserable of men! War is a game which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. Nations would do well T' extort their truncheons from the puny liamU Of heroes, w hose infirm...
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The ruminator, a series of moral, critical and sentimental essays, Volumen1

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1813
...enlightened Cowper now and then suffered under a passing cloud of narrow prejudice. He has said, that " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at." I take for granted, that he does not mean to allude merely to particular instances of a wanton...
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The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and ..., Volumen1

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1813
...enlightened Cowper now and then suffered under a passing cloud of narrow prejudice. He has said, that " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at." I take for granted, that he does not mean to allude merely to particular instances of a wanton...
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Plutarch's Lives, Volumen3

Plutarch - 1816
...this I"1 word remind the reader of Cowper, one of the most excellent, poetical, and miserable of men ! War is a game which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at. Nations would do welt T' extort their truncheons from the puny hands Of heroes, whose infirm...
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The baptist Magazine

1818
...an individual, that this happy change will beeffected. Is not the poett correct in asserting, that " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at?" That war is lawful in certain cases, has been generally admit• Eiod. i«iv. 23, 24. + Cowper....
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1822
...and we apprehend such proof cannot •be found. We agree with Cowper, as quoted by our author— " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at." We bow to the Scripture declaration, that wars and fightings proceed from the lusts which...
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Napoleon and Other Poems

Bernard Barton - 1822 - 256 páginas
...risk, — and feel, and suffer less, And see not what they cause of vice, and deep distress. XCIV. " War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at." Suffer me, again, Reader! to quote a poet whom I prize; Nor fancy such a repetition vain....
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volumen18

1823
...from Cowper, is a text which would furnish a still more ample commentary than he founds upon it : ' War is a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.' We shall not enter further into the argument of the leading poem. We applaud the Author's...
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The Works of Vicesimus Knox, D.D.: With a Biographical Preface, Volumen5

Vicesimus Knox - 1824
...The savages were furnished with hatchets, to cut and hack the flesh and bones of their fellow Chris* War is a game, which, were their subjects Wise, Kings would not play at. • COWPEB. tians; of those who may be deemed in a political sense, their brothers, sisters,...
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