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" Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. "
The American Whig Review - Page 384
1845
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...just, Firm to his principles and trust, Nor hopes nor fears can blind. Walsh. Come one, come all — this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Scutt. FISH. 299 FISH— FISHING. BLEST silent groves! O may ye be For ever mirth's best nursery! May...
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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 360 pages
...stare, His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before :— " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." — . Sir Roderick mark'd — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy...
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The Rector of St. Bardolph's: Or, Superannuated

Frederick William Shelton - American fiction - 1853 - 344 pages
...and his language was like that of the warrior who placed his face to the foe : " Come one, come all, this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." What wonder that the grasp and comprehension of such a mind, should provoke remark from those cooped...
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The Poetry of the Sentiments

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - English poetry - 1853 - 320 pages
...stare, His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : — " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." — Sir Roderick marked — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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Reminiscences of an Emigrant Milesian: The Irish Abroad and at ..., Volume 1

Andrew O'Reilly - Ireland - 1853
...and calmly waiting the approaching host, with the determination of Fitzjames : " Come one, come all. This rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I ;" and of his standing erect within the gorge, and he with his single hand slaying in succession four...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 pages
...stare ; His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his foot before : " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." Sir Roderick marked — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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Gift of Sentiment: A Souvenir for 1854

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Gift books - 1854 - 288 pages
...stare, His back against a rock he bore, And firmly placed his fool before : — " Come one, come all ! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I." — Sir Roderick marked — and in his eyes Respect was mingled with surprise, And the stern joy which...
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FERN LEAVES FROM FAMILYS PORTFOLIO SECOND SERIES

1854
...terra-firma as if there were a stratum of loadstone beneath him, and thunders out, " Come one, come all ; this rock shall fly From its firm base, as soon as I." FERN MUSINGS. I NEVER was on an august school committee, but, if I was^ I 'd make a sine-qua-non that...
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Speeches and Addresses [1839-1854]

Henry Washington Hilliard - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1855 - 497 pages
...Roderick Dhu gathering about him, and in proud indignation exclaims with him, " Come one, come all , this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I !" History, the chronicler of the past, has preserved for the undying veneration of mankind the names...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Bart

Charles Buxton - Antislavery movements - 1855 - 614 pages
...exposed. It was then that he often reminded me of that glowing passage — ' Come one, come all — this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I.' " I should not do him justice in thus speaking of his courage if I neglected to mention that combined...
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