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" The Spirit, in sincerity, Which other men are tempted to, And at the devil's instance do ; And yet the actions be contrary, Just as the saints and wicked vary. "
Regimental Coventry; as it is at present acted upon in the British army - Page 326
by James Connell (army surgeon.) - 1837
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1861 - 498 pages
...stock still: But they are weak, and little know What free-born Consciences may do. 'Tis the tempUtion of the devil That makes all human actions evil : For...instance do; And yet the actions be contrary, Just aa the Saints and Wicked vary. For, as on land there is no beast But in some fish at sea 's exprest,...
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Hudibras: The second part, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1704 - 165 pages
...of the Devil That makes all humane aftions evil : For Stints may do the fame things by The Spirif, in Sincerity, Which other Men are tempted to, And at the Devil's inftance do; And yet the Aftions be contrary, Juft as the Saints and Wicked vary. For as on Land there...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1744
...own Pace, ftand ftock-flill ; But they are weak, and little know What Free-born Confciences may do. Tis the Temptation of the Devil, That makes all human Actions evil : 235 For Saints may do the fame Things by The Spirit, in Sincerity, would have worked upon them, (fee...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts

Samuel Butler - 1761 - 401 pages
...'Tis the Temptation of the Devil, That makes all human A<3ions evil : 235 For Saints may do the fame Things by The Spirit, in Sincerity, Which other Men are tempted to, And at the Devil's Inftance do; And yet the Aflions be contrary, 240 Juft as the Saints and Wicked vary. For as on Land...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts. Written in the Time of the Civil Wars. By Samuel ...

Samuel Butler - 1773 - 382 pages
...pace, ftand ftock-llill ; 150 But they are weak, and little know What free-born confciences may do. 'Tis the temptation of the devil, That makes all human actions evil : For faints may do the fame things by 135 The fpirit, to linearity, Which other men are tempted to> And...
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Hudibras, in Three Parts: Written in the Time of the Late Wars, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1774 - 476 pages
...own pace, ftand ftock-ftill ; But they are weak, and little know What free-born confeiences may do. 'Tis the temptation of the devil, That makes all human actions evil ; For faints may do the fame things by The fpirit, in fincerity, Which other men are tempted to, And at the...
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The Works of the English Poets: Butler

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...pace, ftand ftock ftill i »je But they are weak, and little know What free-born Confciences may do. °Tis the temptation of the devil That makes all human actions evil ; For Saints may do the fame things by The Spirit, in fincerity, Which other men are tempted to, And at the devil's inftance...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

1795
...theu- own pace, ftnnd ftpckflil] ; But they are weak, and little know What freeborn confcicaces may do. "Tis the temptation of the devil That makes, all human actions evil ; For Saints may do the fame things by The Spirit, in fincerity, Which other men are tempted to, And at the devil's inftance...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...pace, fland flock ftill : 130 But they are weak* and little know What free-born Confc ences may do. 'Tis the temptation of the devil That makes all human actions evil; To: S. lints may do the fame things by ;j^ The Spirit, in fincerity, Which other men are tempted to,...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, Volume 7

1801
...requiring an examination. But he, in requiring the same, thinks wi.<jc!>, and acts prudently ; for he may do the same things by the spirit in sincerity,...are tempted to, and, at the devil's instance, do. The advantages, the honour, and greatness of this plan, demonstrated in anew way, by enthusiasm, affirmations,...
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