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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... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 309
1839
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...armour is his honest thought. And simple truth his utmost skill! (1. 1-4) Wotton POETRY QUOTATIONS 2 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 - 1996 - 221 pages
...of 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 - 1997 - 384 pages
...ruin make oppressors great; 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, Or hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath...
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Louisa May Alcott on Race, Sex, and Slavery

Louisa May Alcott - 1997 - 101 pages
...became 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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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country. 12766 'The Character of a Happy Life' ich is 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
...is his honest thought And simple truth his only skill t His man is freed bom servile bands Of hope to rise, or fear to fall ; Lord...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 - 2014 - 128 pages
...early pray More of his grace than gifts to lend; And entertains the harmless day With a well-chosen book or friend; - This man is freed from servile bands...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 - 2000 - 153 pages
...surpassing ability, and to him more than to any modern writer, can we apply Sir Henry Wbtton's stanza: This man is freed from servile bands Of hope to rise,...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 - 2002 - 154 pages
...became 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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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 pages
...And entertains the harmless day OF LIFE With a well-chosen book or friend, 138 | This man is free from servile bands Of hope to rise or fear to fall;...though not of lands; And having nothing, yet hath all. SIR HENRY WOTTON ENGLISH (1568-1639) My heart leaps up when I behold My heart leaps up when I behold...
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