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" He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all. "
The Living Age - Page 349
1870
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Helen: a tale, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - English fiction - 1834
...Cecilia there must be no trifling. He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all., He put it to the test, and won it all. General Clarendon, indeed, is a man likely to win and keep the...
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Tales and novels, Volume 10

Maria Edgeworth - 1835
...Cecilia there must be no triflic-. " ' He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all.' He put it to the test, and won it all. General Clarendon, indeed, is a man likely to win and keep the...
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Mount Sorel; or, The heiress of the De Veres, by the author of the 'Two old ...

Anne Marsh- Caldwell - 1845
...not endure the thought of being indebted for its preservation to false-hood and concealment. I dared to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all. What she felt for me should at least be genuine, should be the result of truth. I could not, I dared...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 36

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1855
...her greatly by calling her Mademoiselle. Was he angry with her? After various hesitations, whether " to put it to the touch, to win, or lose it all," Eugene made the mamma acquainted with the condition of his affections. A cabinet council of the confessor...
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The Southern literary messenger

History - 1855
...gallant Marquis of Montrose. "He either Tears bis fate too much, Or his desert's too small, 'I'll u fcars to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all." A little later she was standing beside a marble table examining minutely a vase of flowers when a little...
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Two ways to wedlock: A novellette

1859 - 253 pages
...vague but ineffable gladness dawned softly on the darkness of his heart's slumber. He was not one " Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all." One evening he had been talking with Miss Sumner about a novel lately issued, the plot of which gave...
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Memorials and Letters Illustrative of the Life and Times of John ..., Volume 3

Mark Napier - Scotland - 1862 - 430 pages
...is sold." General, the Celtic tribes he hoped again to inspire, the royal cause for which he was now to " put it to the touch to win or lose it all," and the whole plan and progress of his campaign, must have kept Montrose for ever in his mind. Claverhouse...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 55

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1864
...be given to the first impulse, and that He either fears his fate too much, Or Ms deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch To win or lose it all. When I entered the breakfast-room that morning, I found every one down before me. The people who had...
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Griffith Gaunt; or, Jealousy

Charles Reade - Drama - 1866 - 214 pages
...for what says the righting poet? ." He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all." CHAPTER II. Miss PEYTON drew herself up and back by one motion, like a queen at bay; but still she...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

1871
...is worthy of you she will come to you. " He either dreads his fate too much, Or his desert is small, Who fears to put it to the touch, To win or lose it all." God grant you a home and fireside, Harry, and I will be the indulgent uncle in the chimney-corner....
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