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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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Holly berries: or, Double acrostics, from the poets, ed. by A.P.A.

P. A. A. - Acrostics - 1869 - 213 pages
...and free, O." 26. " Blow winds, and crack your cheeks." 1. "And thus among these rocks he lived Thro' Summer's heat and Winter's snow : The eagle he was lord above, And was lord below." 2. " Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, But not expressed in fancy." 3. " He's...
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - 1870
...plain, And longest life is but a day, To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived, Through summer's heat and winter's snoio . The eagle, he was lard above, And Rob was lord below. We are not, however, to suppose the character...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, with a life of the author

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - English poetry - 1871 - 566 pages
...plain, And longest life is but a day ; To have my ends, maintain my rights, 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. So was it — w<ndd, at least, have been But through untowardness of fate ; For polity was then too...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Superexlibris - 1871 - 568 pages
...rights, I'll lake the shortest way." And thu^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 untowardncss of fate ; For Polity was then too...
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Rob Roy

Walter Scott - 1872
...plain, And longest life is but a day, To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived Through summer's...The 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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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...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 Bat through untowardness of fate : For polity was then too...
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The Children's Voyage, Or, A Trip in the Water Fairy

Anne Jane Cupples, Mrs. George Cupples - Children - 1873 - 126 pages
...Highlands altogether, "that first day among the rocks of Rob Roy's Cave was the j oiliest of all." " Among these rocks he lived, Through summer's heat...and winter's snow ; The eagle he was lord above, And Bob was lord below." Marcus Ward & Co., Printers, Royal Ulster Works, Belfast. Marcus l/Vard & Co....
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 3-4

Casket - 1873
...rights, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived. Through summer heat and winter : T So was it — would, at least hare been But through untowardness of fate: For polity was then too strong;...
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Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803,...

Dorothy Wordsworth - Electronic book - 1874 - 316 pages
...And longest life is but a day ; To have my ends, maintain my rights, 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. So was it — would at least have been But through untowardness of fate ; For polity was then too strong...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 534 pages
...is but a day; To have my ends, maintain my rights, I'll take" the shortest way." And thus among the rocks he lived, Through summer's heat and winter's snow : The eagle, he was lord ahove, And Rob was lord below. So was it — would, at least, have been, ! But through untowardness...
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