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" Keeps honour bright : to have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path... "
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 265
by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - 1851
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail, In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes...thousand sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, p Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 776 pages
...To have done, is 10 hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mnil In monumental rw>cliery. Take tin1 instant way; For honor travels in a strait so narrow, Where one hut goes abreast : keep then the path ; For emulation hath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1873 - 762 pages
...rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For Honour travels in a strait so narrow, That one but goes abreast ; keep then the path, For Emulation...way, Or hedge aside from the direct forth-right, Like lo an entered tide they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; Or, like a gallant horse fall' n in first...
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Works, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1874
...monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one'but goes abreast : keep, then, the path ; For emulation...: if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright,4 Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; Or, like a gallant...
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The book of good devices, ed. by G. Golding

Godfrey Golding - 1873
...mail, ( In monumental mockery. Take the instant a way, For honour travels in a strait so narrow, 3 Where one but goes abreast : keep, then, the path ; For emulation hath a thousand sons, c That one by one pursue : if you give way, fl Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, g '" Like...
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The Works of John Dryden: Dramatic works

John Dryden, George Saintsbury, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path ; For emulation bath a thousand sons, That one by one pursue : If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Anna Lydia Ward - American poetry - 1883 - 761 pages
...one pluck down another, and together Die in the fall. 2206 Shaks. : Trail, and Cress. Act ill. Sc. 3 Honor travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path. 2207 Shaks. : Trail, and Cress. Act iii. Sc, 3 Life every man holds dear; but the clear man Holds honor...
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...han;r Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; Fer honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then the path ; That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered...
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Our corner, ed. by A. Besant

Annie Besant - 1884
...Ulysses' speeches : "Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back Wherein he puts alms for oblivion. . . . Take the instant way For honor travels in a strait...then, the path ; For emulation hath a thousand sons. . . . One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, That all, with one consent, praise new-born gauds...
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Dramatic Works of Shakespeare: The Text of the First Edition, Volume 6

William Shakespeare, John Heminge, Henry Condell - 1885
...so narrow, Where one but goes a breast, keepe then the path : For emulation hath a thousand Sonnes, That one by one pursue ; if you give way, Or hedge aside from the diredt forth right ; Like to an entred Tyde, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost : Or like a gallant...
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