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" Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. "
A New Home--who'll Follow?: Or, Glimpses of Western Life - Page 291
by Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1839 - 337 pages
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 pages
...the chief his haughty stare ; His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." Sir Roderick marked — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With life. 8 engr. on steel

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855
...Chief his haughty stare, His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : — " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." Sir Roderick mark'd — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart

Charles Buxton - Antislavery movements - 1855 - 614 pages
...hostility to which he was exposed. It was then that he often reminded me of that glowing passage — ' Come one, come all — this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.' " I should not do him justice in thus speaking of his courage if I neglected to mention that combined...
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Where is it? A dictionary of common poetical quotations in the English language

Where - 1855 - 68 pages
...Paradise Lost, book viii. MILTON. Content to dwell in decencies for ever. Second Moral Essay. POPE. Come one, come all, this rock shall fly From its firm base, sooner than I. Lady of the Lake. SCOTT. Could make the worse appear the better reason. Paradise Lost,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...brightest when it dawns from fears. Canto iv. St. 30. Art thou a friend to Roderick ? Canto v. St. 10. Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. And the stern joy which warriors feel In foemen worthy of their steel. The Lord of the Tsles. Canto...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...Chief his haughty stare ; His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : — " Come one, come all ! — this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." SCOTT. THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO. THEY breathe no longer : let their ashes rest ; Clamour unjust and calumny...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Including the Lay of the Last ...

Walter Scott - 1856 - 746 pages
...stare, His hack against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : — " Come one, come all I this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." Sir Roderick mark'd — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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Ruskin: Arrows of the chase. Being a collection of scattered letters ...

John Ruskin - 1880
...knight of Snowdoun's vows (looking first carefully to see that the rock be not a glacier boulder), "This rock shall fly From its firm base, as soon as I." J. RrrsKEN.* 1 Se* Deucalion, vol. ip 3 (Introduction). ENGLISH VERSUS ALPINE GEOLOGY. (From " The...
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Cooper's Works, Volume 22

James Fenimore Cooper - American fiction - 1857
...belonged. CHAPTER XXVIIL * His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before :— 1 Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I !' " Lady of the Lake. OUR battle will be told with greater clearness, if the reader is furnished with...
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Life of Friedrich Schiller (1825): Life of John Sterling (1851) : Two ...

Thomas Carlyle - Authors, English - 1857 - 415 pages
...against ' one of which I used to lean, and while I brandished a beanstalk, ' roar out with Fitzjames, "Come one, come all ; this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I !" — ' while I was ready to squall at the sight of a cur, and run valor' ously away from a casually...
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