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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 impeachment of Mary Stuart ... and other papers historical and biographical

1876
...Lee : — " 'Tis he whose law is reason ; who depends Upon that law as on the best of friends ; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim ; Whose powers shed round him in the common strife, Or mild concerns of ordinary life, A constant influence,...
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Gateway, Volume 11

United States. Air Force. Military Airlift Command - 1908
...means; and there will stand On honorable terms, or else retire And in himself posess his own desire; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same Keeps faithful...singleness of aim; And therefore, does not stoop, or lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state; Whom they must follow; on whose head must...
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Favorite Poems

William Wordsworth - Poetry - 1992 - 68 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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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...knowledge can perform, is diligent to learn; And in himself posses his own desire; (1. 1—9, 38) 5 hair was like a light. (O weary, weary were the world, But honors, or for worldly state; (1. 41—42) EnRP; FaBoBe; FaFP; LiTB; OHFP Composed upon Westminster...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - Fiction - 1994 - 587 pages
...or else retire, And in himself possess his own desire; Who comprehends his trust, and to the same 40 Keeps faithful with a singleness of aim; 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 Major Works

William Wordsworth, Stephen Gill - Poetry - 2000 - 752 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; 40 And therefore does not stoop, nor lie in wait For wealth, or honors, or for worldly state; Whom...
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Grover Cleveland: A Study in Character

Alyn Brodsky - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 496 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 with a singleness of aim . . . Whom neither shape of danger can dismay, Nor thought of tender happiness betray. There then followed...
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The Good Life: Truths That Last in Times of Need

Peter J. Gomes - Religion - 2009 - 384 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. This happy warrior is no mere philosopher or thinker on the sidelines...
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The Code of Man: Love Courage Pride Family Country

Waller R. Newell - Social Science - 2009 - 304 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. This returns us to our opening reflections. Courage on behalf of a good...
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Self-Help: With Illustrations of Conduct and Perseverance

Samuel Smiles - Literary Collections - 2005 - 440 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...singleness of aim ; And therefore does not stoop, nor Be in wait For wealth, or honour, or for worldly state j Whom they must follow, on whose head must...
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