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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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Tragedies

1864
...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...That one by one pursue: If you give way, Or hedge 39 aside from the direct forthright , Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost;...
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The Works of Shakespeare, Volume 3

Howard Staunton - 1864
...hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl 's his watch, thus...stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides," towar (•) Pint folio Insert«, if. (f ) Pint folio, ii. (t) First folio, f calling. • — ¡n AI» circumstance,—...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...honor bright : To have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way; For honor travels in a strait...keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand suns, That one by one pursue: If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an...
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text revised by A. Dyce, Volume 6

Alexander Dyce - 1865
...monumental moekery. Take th' instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, "Where one but(97) goes abreast : keep, then, the path ; For emulation...pursue : if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direet forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ;(98) Or, like...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida ...

William George Clark, William Aldis Wright - 1865
...way; For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep then the path; 155 For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one pursue: if you give way, Or hedge aside from the dircct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide they all rush by And leave you hindmost: 160 Or, like a...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: King Henry VIII. Troilus and Cressida ...

William George Clark, William Aldis Wright - 1865
...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; 155 For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one pursue: if you give way, Or hedge aside from...
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Memories of Merton

John Bruce Norton - English poetry - 1865 - 355 pages
...strait so narrow, Where one bnt gocs abreast : keep then the path ; 1'or emulation hath a thousand sous, That one by one pursue : If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direet forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost ; — Or, like...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...as slippery too, Do one pluck down another, and together Die in the fall. Sh. Trail, in. 3. Honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep then the path. Ib. in. 3. Life every man holds dear ; but the brave man Holds honour far more precious dear than life....
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...Quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; 10 For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes...sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or edge aside from the direct forthright, 15 Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you...
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Shakspeare's play of Troilus and Cressida, with notes critical and ...

William Shakespeare - 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...give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, 1 Like to an entered tide they all rush by, And leave you hindmost;— Or, like a gallant horse fallen...
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