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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, with a life of the author

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - History - 1861 - 532 pages
...there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, A nd in himself possess hia 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 marma,...
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Poems of Manhood ...

1861 - 128 pages
...and there will stand On honorable 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 honors, or for worldly state ; Whom they must follow, on whose head must fall Like showers of manna,...
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The Christian and Stoical ideas of duty compared. Denyer theol. prize essay

Charles John Abbey - Literary Collections - 1861
...Sen., Ep. Ixxiii. ' 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 r." The remarkable combination of practice and speculation made up the...
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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 with a singleness of aim; And therefore doea not stoop, nor lie in wait ,'" i- For -wealth, or honor, or for worldly state; Whom they must...
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The men at the helm: biographical sketches. Great English statesmen

William Henry Davenport Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 1862
...and there will stand On honourable terms, or else rctire, And in himself possess bis 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 5 Whose powers shed round him in the common strife, Or mild concerns...
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Chaplain Fuller: being a life sketch of a New England clergyman and army ...

Richard Frederick Fuller - United States - 1863 - 342 pages
...Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence, and the good receives : Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim ; And, through the heat of conflict, keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw ; Whom neither...
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Chaplain Fuller: being a life sketch of a New England clergyman and army ...

Richard Frederick Fuller
...subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence, and the good receives : * Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim ; t And, through the heat of conflict, keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 72

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1895
...there will stand On honourable terms, or else retire, And in himself possess his owii desire ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim. The quotation might pause only with the limits of the poem ; for the ideal character whom Wordsworth...
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A selection from the works of William Wordsworth, selected and arranged by F ...

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1865 - 279 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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Beauties of Modern British Poetry: Systematically Arranged ...

David Grant - English poetry - 1865 - 416 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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