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" Who God doth late and early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a religious book or friend — This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall: Lord of himself, though not of lands, And,... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 311
1839
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Lessons for writing from dictation

William Ewart - Dictation (Educational method) - 1849 - 72 pages
...make oppressors great. 4. This man is freed from servile bonds Of hope to rise, or fear to fall : Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. 143. — WOODS IN WINTER. [HW LONGFELLOW.] 1. When winter winds are piercing chill, And through the...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...JOHN DAVIES. [Lrcr. VT . This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fell ; Lord of himself, though not of lands ; And having nothing yet hath all. SIR JOHN DAVIES, the poet to whom our attention is next directed, was of low origin, being the son...
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Hymns for Christian Devotion: Especially Adapted to the Universalist ...

John Greenleaf Adams, Edwin Hubbell Chapin - Hymns, English - 1851 - 642 pages
...brother and a friend. 4 This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. 404. CM Loom. Wisdom. 1 O HAPPY is the man, who hears Instruction's warning voice ; And who celestial...
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The Diosma, a Perennial

Hannah Flagg Gould - English poetry - 1851 - 287 pages
...religious book or friend ! . This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands ; And having nothing, yet hath, all !. 10 THE OTHER DAY. Ii seems, love, but the other day, That thou and I were young together ; And yet...
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The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere: Comedies ...

William Shakespeare - 1851
...the passage may have suggested the lines in Sir Henry Wotton's long on a ' Happy Life,' — " Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all." Wq are inclined to teccive it in the sense of the man's whole carriage and appearance — " a goodly...
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The comedies, histories, tragedies and poems of William Shakspere ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1851
...the passage may have suggested the lines in Sir Henry Wotton's song on a ' Happy Life,' — " Lord of himself, though not of lands, And, having nothing, yet hath all." We are inclined to receive it in the sense of the man's whole carriage and appearance — " a goodly...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands ; And having nothing, yet hath all. SIK JOHN DAVIES. BORX, 1OTO; DIED, 1620. THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL. IGNORANT poor man ! what dost...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - Children's poetry, English - 1851 - 173 pages
...religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath all. — SIR HENRY WOTTON. VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE -WRITTEN EY ALEXANDER SELKIRK, WHO WAS LEFT ON THE DESOLATE...
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volumes 1-3

Chambers W. and R., ltd, John Nyren - 1852
...religious book or friend : This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath all. THE SOUTH-SEA MARAUDERS. IT used to bo a common phrase among the most roving and wild class of sailors,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...well-chosen book, or friend. This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall : Lord of himself, though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath all. Da vies. Davies. John Davies, der Sohn eines Gerbers, ward 1570 zu Chisgrove in Wiltshire geboren,...
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