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" race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 644
1867
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 5

Jere Baxter - Law reports, digests, etc - 1879
...that appeal must determine something. It is needless to look back to discuss theoretical right. The race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong. The question is, who shall prevail—who has prevailed ? In 1861 Tennessee, with her then state government...
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The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumes 72-73

Phrenology - 1880
...much to be done, great incentives toward doing it, great rewards when it is done. Spiritually, " the race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong." Physically and socially the world contradicts the spiritual teaching. The soundest health, the strongest...
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YMCA Year Book and Official Rosters

Young Men's Christian Associations - Young Men's Christian Associations - 1882
...work. has been kept up to its present standard in the State. WE BASKETTE, Cor. Mem,. VERMONT. While the "race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong,'"" energetic effort rarely fails to accomplish a determined purpose. Thus the desires and labors of a...
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A struggle for fame

Charlotte Eliza L. Riddell - 1883
...' She certainly doesn't look clever, or like a person capable of writing a successful book, but the race is not always to the swift or the battle to the strong,' added Barney, thinking of his own unappreciated novel, which had gone the round of nearly every London...
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The One Army

Sidney Mary Sitwell - Children - 1884 - 223 pages
...fight ; neglected, or, if noticed at all, noticed but in scorn, are yet the truest conquerors. The race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong. For swiftness is but hurtful where the face is turned the wrong way, and strength is worse than weakness...
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Yachts, Boats and Canoes

C. Stansfeld Hicks - Boatbuilding - 1887 - 384 pages
...all the others of the fleet the go-by. And one of the peculiar features of model racing is, that the race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong, for the yachtman's craft is not unfrequently beaten by the production of one whose only yacht is a...
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An Historical Reader for the Use of Classes in Academies, High Schools, and ...

Henry Elliot Shepherd - 1888
...insufficient to keep the weak from falsehood and wrong. 11 The history of Frederick II showed that the race is not always to the swift or the battle to the strong; that of Conrad and Conradin that the right is not always to triumph, and that the vengeance which evil...
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

Massachusetts - 1888
...of it; that, although we cannot by the best concerted plans absolutely command success, although the race is not always to the swift or the battle to the strong, yet, without presumptuously waiting for miracles to be wrought in our favor, it is our indispensable...
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Literary Fragments

George Charles Brodrick - Education - 1891 - 571 pages
...true ; I wish promotion by merit were the general rule of this world : but it is not always so — the race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong. PP Favour and influence, which never enter into school-competitions, have a good deal to do with the...
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The Writings of George Washington: 1780-1782

George Washington - 1891
...— that, although we cannot, by the best concerted plans absolutely command success ; although the race is not always to the swift, or the battle to the strong, yet without presumptuously waiting for miracles to be wrought in our favor, it is our indispensable...
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