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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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The Gospel Liturgy: A Prayer-book for Churches, Congregations, and Families

Universalist Church of America - Families - 1857 - 360 pages
...brother and a friend. 4 This man is freed from servile bands 0f hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all. 177 CM LOGAN. The Ways of Wisdom. 1 0 HAPPY is the man who hears Instruction's -fitikfafol voice ;...
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...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. Sir Thomas More was such a man. On Monday, July 5th, !535> the night before he was beheaded, he wrote...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...is his honest thought. And simple truth his utmost skill! (1. 1-4) Wotton POETRY QUOTATIONS 2 Lord So this winged hour is dropped to us from above. Oh! clasp we to o (I. 23-24) E1L; GTBS; GTBS-P; LiTB; NOBE; OBEY; OBS; TrGrPo; WGRP On His Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia...
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Speak Silence: Rhetoric and Culture in Blake's Poetical Sketches

Mark L. Greenberg - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 221 pages
...Ancient English Poetry — and the idea that the man free "Of hope to rise, or fear to fall" is "Lord of himself, though not of lands, / And having nothing, yet hath all" (Ault, Lyrics 459-60; the commonplace goes back to Horace and, supposedly, Pythagoras). This passage...
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The Book of Virtues for Young People: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories

William J. Bennett - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1997 - 384 pages
...religious book or friend. This man is freed from servile bands, Or hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath all. The Emperor and the Peasant Boy This old tale from Mexico reminds us that one heart's honesty has the...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. 12766 'The Character of a Happy Life' Lord s but saying, in other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was 12767 Critics are like brushers of noblemen's clothes. 12768 'Upon the Death ofSirAlbertus Moreton's...
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Middlemarch, a study of provincial life

George Eliot - 1909
...t • •••••• His man is freed bom servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord of himself, though not of lands ; And having nothing, yet hath all." — Sm HENBT WOTTON. DOROTHEA'S confidence in Caleb Garth's knowledge, which had begun on her hearing...
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2014 - 128 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. SIR HENRY WOTTON 1 Write a paragraph outlining the qualities the poet thinks are sure to make a man...
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Life of Henry David Thoreau

Henry S. Salt - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 153 pages
...Henry Wbtton's stanza: 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. We have seen that he was not, like Emerson, a philosopher of wide far-reaching sympathies and cautious...
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The American Prejudice Against Color: William G. Allen, Mary King, Louisa ...

Louisa May Alcott, William G. Allen, Mary King - History - 2002 - 154 pages
...more beautiful than any lay he sang, and on his shield her heart inscribed the fine old lines, "Lord of himself, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all." CHAPTER III ONE balmy night, when early flowers were blossoming in Claudia's garden, and the west wind...
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