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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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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1875 - 694 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 strong,...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...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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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1882
...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 — would, at least, have been But through untowardness of fate ; For polity was then too...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1882 - 694 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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Rob Roy

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1886 - 475 pages
...plain. And longest life is but a day, To have my ends, maintain my rights, J'll tote the shortest way " And thus among these rocks he lived. Through summer's heat and winter's inin*. TTle eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below We are not, however, to suppose the character...
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 4

Walter Scott - 1893
...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 snow : We are not, however, to suppose the character of this distinguished outlaw to be that of an actual...
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Rob Roy, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Outlaws - 1898 - 376 pages
...day, To have my ends, maintain my righto, I'll take the shortest way." And thus- among these rocks lie lived, Through summer's heat and winter's snow : 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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Waverley Novels: Rob Roy

Walter Scott - 1898
...ends, maintain my rights, I'll take the shortest way." And thus among these rocks he lived, Throngh summer's heat and winter's snow : 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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Revised Record of the Constitutional Convention of the State of ..., Volume 4

New York (State). Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1900
...and concerning whom the poet sang in this lofty strain: " Among these rocks and caves he lived, 'Mid summer's heat and winter's snow, The Eagle, he was lord above, And Rob was lord below." It is the home rule of Rob Roy that our friends on the other side desire. (Applause.) I believe in...
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Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth, Volume 2

Dorothy Wordsworth - 1904
...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—would at least have been But through untowardness of fate ; For polity was then too strong...
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