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" As fast as they are made, forgot as soon As done : perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright : to have done is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a strait so narrow... "
The Plays of William Shakespeare - Page 65
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 15

1846
...In monumental mockery. Take the instant way, For Honour travels in a strait so narrow, When one bat goes abreast; keep then the path, For Emulation hath...sons, That one by one pursue; if you give way, Or, edge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost."...
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Thirty Years Ago: Or, The Memoirs of a Water Drinker, Volume 2

William Dunlap - 1836
...most quiet watchman." " perseverance, my lord, Keeps honour bright. * * Keep then the path : * * * If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright,...to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindermost ; Or like a gallant horse, fallen in first rank, Lie there for pavement to the abject rear,...
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Memoirs of a Water Drinker

William Dunlap - 1837
...and mon quiet watchman." -perseverance, my lord, Keeps honour bright. * * Keep then the path : * * * If you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright,...to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindermost ; Or like a gallant horse, fallen in first rank, Lie there for pavement to the abject rear,...
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Flora's Lexicon: An Interpretation of the Language and Sentiment of Flowers ...

Catharine Harbeson Waterman - 1839 - 252 pages
...ROWDEN. Wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss, But cheerly seek how to redress their harm. SHAKSPEARE. Take the instant way; For honour travels in a strait...sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or edge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost....
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The Wisdom and Genius of Shakespeare: Comprising Moral Philosophy ...

William Shakespeare, Thomas Price - 1839 - 460 pages
...3 258 The present opportunity to be taken. Take the instant way ; For honour travels in a straight so narrow, Where one but goes abreast : keep then...give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, * Careless gayety is the forerunner of calamity ; vigilance, of success and permanent welfare. Like...
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The Fergusons; or, Woman's love and the world's favour [by E. Phipps].

E. Phipps - 1839
...in the most confined sense, while he most fully acts up to them, the noble lines of the poet -- Honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but...sons That one by one pursue ; if you give way, Or turn aside from the direct, forth right, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you liindermost."...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 38

John William Carleton - 1857
...15th August, 1857; EDWARD CHITTT. THE ST. LEGEB RACE : A BRIEF HISTORY. BT RETELLER. (Concluded.) " For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one...hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an entered tide they all rush by, And leave you hindmost.'' SHAKSPEAHE. TroUat and Craiida. THE FLTINO...
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Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Instruction, Volume 11

American Institute of Instruction - 1841
...connected with the failure of another, or as Shakspeare expresses it ; " Honor travels in a streight so narrow, Where one but goes abreast ; keep then...pursue. If you give way, Or hedge aside, from the direct forth right, Like to an entered tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost; Or like a gallant horse,...
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The works of William Shakespeare, the text formed from an entirely ..., Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1842
...Ulyss. Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion ; A great-sized monster of ingratitudes : Those scraps are good deeds...sons, That one by one pursue : if you give way, Or edge aside9 from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide, they all rush by, And leave you hindmost...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare: Printed from the Text ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1843
...Ulyss. Time hath , my lord , a wallet at his back, Wherein he puts alms for oblivion ; A great-sized monster of ingratitudes: Those scraps are good deeds...sons , That one by one pursue : if you give way , Or edge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide , they all rush by , And leave you hindmost...
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