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" Long have we labour'd, long desir'd, and pray'd For this great work's perfection ; and by th' aid Of Heaven and good men's wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquered, by cost, art, and strength. "
The Works of Thomas Middleton - Page 264
by Thomas Middleton - 1886
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History and description of the parish of Clerkenwell

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - 1828
...company beside, stood to behold them ; and one man (in behalf of all the rest) delivered this speech : " Long have we labour'd, long desir'd, and pray'd For this great work's perfection ; and by th' ayd Of Heav'n, and good men's wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquerM, by cost, art, and strength....
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...themselves before the mount, and after ' their obeisance, the speech ia pronounced.' It thus commences : ' Long have we labour'd, long desir'd, and pray'd For this great work's perfection ; and by thu aid Of heaven and good men's wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquer'd, by cost, art, and strength...
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Hydraulia, an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Water Works of ...

William Matthews - Fountains - 1835 - 454 pages
...speech. " The speech at the cistern according as it was delivered to me : — " Long have we laboured, long desir'd and pray'd For this great work's perfection;...Heaven, and good men's wishes 'tis at length Happily conquered by cost, art, and strength, And after five years' dear expense in days, Travail and pains,...
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Hydraulia; ...

William Matthews - London (England) - 1835 - 454 pages
...speech. " The speech at the cistern according as it was delivered to me : — " Long have we laboured, long desir*d and pray'd For this great work's perfection;...Heaven, and good men's wishes 'tis at length Happily conquered by cost, art, and strength, And after five years' dear expense in days, Travail and pains,...
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Hydraulia, an Historical and Descriptive Account of the Water Works of ...

William Matthews - London (England) - 1835 - 454 pages
...speech at the cistern according as it was delivered to me : — " Long have we laboured, long desir1d and pray'd For this great work's perfection; and by...Heaven, and good men's wishes 'tis at length Happily conquered by cost, art, and strength, And after five years' dear expense in days, Travail and pains,...
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The works of Thomas Middleton, now first collected, Volume 5

Thomas Middleton, William Rowley, Thomas Dekker - 1840
...about the cistern, orderly present themselves before the mount, and after their obeisance, The Speech.* Long have we labour'd, long desir'd and pray'd For...length Happily conquer'd, by cost, art, and strength : A tier five years' dear expense in days, Travail, and pains, beside the infinite ways Of malice,...
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London, Volume 1

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...delivered a poetical address, more clever and more true than such compositions generally are :— ' Long have we labour'd — long desir'd and pray'd For this great work's perfection ; and by the aid Of Heaven, and good men's wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquer'd by Cost, Art, and Strength:...
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English Merchants: Memoirs in Illustration of the Progress of ..., Volume 1

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Merchants - 1866 - 861 pages
...behalf, this speech was delivered : — ' Long have we laboured, long desired and prayed, For tnis great work's perfection : and by th' aid Of Heaven and good men's wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquered by cost, wit, and strength. After five years of dear expense in days, Travail and pains,...
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Famous London Merchants: A Book for Boys

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Businessmen in literature - 1869 - 314 pages
...circumstances. A speech in verse was made by one of the company: — " Long have we labour'd, long desired and pray'd, For this great work's perfection ; and...wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquer'd by cost, wit, and strength, After five years of dear expense in days, Travail and pains, besides the infinite...
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Famous London Merchants: A Book for Boys

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Businessmen in literature - 1869 - 314 pages
...circumstances. A speech in verse was made by one of the company : " Long have we labor'd, long desired and pray'd For this great work's perfection ; and...wishes, 'tis at length Happily conquer'd by cost, wit, and strength, After five years of dear expense in days, Travail and pains, besides the infinite...
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