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" Tis God's appointment who must sway, And who is to submit. "Since, then, the rule of right is plain, And longest life is but a day; To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way. "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 81
by George Willis - 1856
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 3

Alexander Whitelaw - Literature - 1835
...rights, 111 take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived. Through summer heat and winter snow The eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. So was it—mould, at least have been But through untowardness of fate For polity wag then loo strong...
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Waverley Novels: Rob Roy. The heart of Mid-Lothian

Walter Scott - 1843
...plainf And longest life is but a day, To have my ends, maintain my right*, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived Through summer's...eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. We are not, however, to suppose the character of this distinguished outlaw to be that of an actual...
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Waverley Novels: Vol. 3, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1843 - 669 pages
...plain. And longest life is but a day, To have my ends, maintain my righes I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived Through summer's...winter's snow : The eagle, he was lord above, And K ob wae lord below. A\гe arc not, however, to suppose the character of this distinguished outlaw...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...rights, I 41 take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived, Through summer heat and winter snow : The Eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. Or shall we say an age too soon i For, were the bold Man living now, How might he flourish in hia pride,...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...rights, I 'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived, Through summer heat and winter snow : The Eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. 224 225 Or shall we say an age too soon ! For, were the bold Man living now, How might he flourish...
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The Clans of the Highlands of Scotland: Being an Account of Their Annals ...

Thomas Smibert - Clans - 1850 - 340 pages
...day, To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way.' And thus amongst these roeks he lived, Through summer's heat and winter's snow : The eagle, he was lord above, AlM! Hub was lord below. We are not, however, to suppose the eharaeter of this distinguished ontlaw...
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the waverley novels

sir walter scott. - 1852
...must sway, To have my ends, maintain my rights, And who is to submit. I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived Through summer's...winter's snow : The eagle, he was lord above, And ROD was lord below. We are not, however, to suppose the character of this distinguished outlaw to be...
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A week at Bridge of Allan

Charles Rogers - Bridge of Allan (Scotland) - 1853 - 380 pages
...strength of arm ; Nor craved he more to quell his foes, Or keep hia friends from harm. And thus among the rocks he lived, Through summer's heat and winter's...eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. And had it been thy lot to live With us who now behold the light, Thou would'st have nobly stirred...
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Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volume 1; Volume 9

Archaeology - 1861
...instance, by simply substituting the one name for the other : — " And thus, amid these hills, ho reigned Through summer's heat and winter's snow, — The eagle, he was lord above, And Sorley, lord_bclow." The year 1569 was remarkable in the annals of Ulster as witnessing the arrival...
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Poems from the Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1853 - 281 pages
...rights, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived, Through summer heat and winter snow The Eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below. So was it — would, at least, have been But through untowardness of fate ; For Polity was then too...
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