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" Who, if he rise to station of command, Rises by open means; and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire: Who comprehends his trust, and to the same, Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim... "
PORTRAITS AND BIOGRAPHIES OF THE GOVERNORS OF MICHIGAN AND OF THE PRESIDENTS ... - Page 255
1891
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth, John Leighton - English poetry - 1858 - 496 pages
...and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honours, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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Havelock: the broad stone of honour

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1858
...and there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself enjoys his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim ; This is the happy warrior ; this is he That every man in arms would wish to be." The whole of...
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Letters, conversations, and recollections [ed. by T.Allsop].

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1858
...child-like thought ; Abides by this resolve, and stops not there, But makes his moral being his prime care, And therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth or honours, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow, on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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The Universal review

Social Science - 1859
...there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire ; And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful,...therefore, does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth or honours, or for worldly state." Of no man could this be written more truthfully than of Henry Lawrence,...
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Self-help; with illustrations of character and conduct

Samuel Smiles - 1859
...highest reward of all be withheld from him. Wordsworth well describes the " Happy Warrior," as he " Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honour, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow, on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna,...
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Essays, Military and Political, Written in India

Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence - India - 1859 - 483 pages
...and there will stand On honourable terms or else retire ; And in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim ; And therefore docs not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth and honours, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow,...
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Morality and the State

Simeon Nash - Ethics - 1859 - 442 pages
...in himself possess his own desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with singleness of aim ; And, therefore, does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or worldly state ; Whom they must follow; on whose head must fall Like showers of manna, if...
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Art, Literature, and the Drama

Margaret Fuller - 1860 - 449 pages
...was with him as always with the " Happy Warrior," who must " In himself possess his own desire Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honours, or for worldly state ; 22 Whom they must follow, on whose head must full, Like showers of...
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Gleanings from the harvest fields of literature: A melange of excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...means, and there will stand On honorable terms, or else retire ttt * t Who comprehends her r?ust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim; And therefore does not stoop, nor lio in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow ; on whose head must...
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Self-help: With Illustrations of Character and Conduct

Samuel Smiles - Conduct of life - 1861 - 430 pages
...highest reward of all be withheld from him. Wordsworth well describes the " Happy "Warrior," as he " Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...in wait For wealth, or honor, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow, on whose head must fall, Like showers of manna, if they come at all." As an...
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