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Confidence, Or, National Suicide? - Page 21
by Arthur Edward Stilwell - 1911 - 160 pages
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The Works of Edmund Waller in Verse and Prose

Edmund Waller - 1744 - 295 pages
...; From whence, our red Crofs they triumphant fee, Riding without a rival on the fea. Others may ufe the ocean as their road, Only the ENGLISH make it their abode: Whofe ready fails with ev'ry wind can fly, And make a cov'nant with th' unconftant sky : Our oaks fecure,...
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The works of Edmund Waller, Esq: in verse and prose

Edmund Waller, Elijah Fenton - Literary Criticism - 1768 - 272 pages
...From whence, our red Croft they triumphant fee,' Riding without a rival OB the fea. Others may ufe the ocean as their road, Only the ENGLISH make it their abode : Whofe ready fails with ev'ry wind can fly, And make a cov'nant with th' inconftant fky : Our oaks...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805
...dwelling ; place of residence. But I know thy abode and thy going out, and thy coming in. 2 Kings, Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English make it their abc.dc ¡ Whose ready sails with every wind can fly, AnJ make a cov 'nant with th' inconstant sky....
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The Poetical Works of Edmund Waller ...

Edmund Waller - Poetry - 1806
...bold fieet confin'd, From whence our Red Cross they triumphant see, Riding without a rival on the sea. Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English...abode, Whose ready sails with every wind can fly, Aud make a covenant with the' inconstant sky : Our oaks secure, as if they there took root, We tread...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1819
...fleet confin'd, From whence our Red Cross they triumphant see, Riding without a rival on the. sea. Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English...it their abode, Whose ready sails with every wind ran fly, And make a covenant with th' inconstant skT : Our oaks secure, as if they there took root,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...universal. — Burke. XLin. Doing good is the only certainly happy action of a man's life. — Sidney. XLIV. Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English...abode; Whose ready sails, with every wind can fly, And make a cov'nant with th' inconstant sky: Our oaks secure as if they there took root, We tread on billows...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - History - 1829
...universal.—Burke. XLIII. Doing good is the only certainly happy action of a man's life.—Sidney. XLIV. Others may use the ocean as their road, Only the English...abode; Whose ready sails, with every wind can fly, And make a cov'nant with th' inconstant sky: Our oaks secure as if they there took root, We tread on billows...
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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...they triumphant see, Siding without a rival on the sea. Others may use the ocean as their road, Duly 렟 8= , `" , make a covenant with the inconstant sky : Our oaks secure, as if they there took root, We tread on...
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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...fleet confin'd, From whence our Red Cross they triumphant «ее, Riding without a rival on the sea. , from the vales, to view the noble heights above make a covenant with the inconstant sky : Our oaks secure, as if they there took root, We tread on...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...bold fleet confin'd, From whence our Red Cross they triumphant see, Riding without a rival on the sea. out praying in aid of alchymists, there is a manifest...ordinary course of nature; for, in bodies, union make a covenant with the inconstant sky: Our oaks secure, as if they there took root, We tread on billows...
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