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" We shall exult, if they who rule the land Be men who hold its many blessings dear, "Wise, upright, valiant; not a servile band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 433
1811
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Poems, in Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1807 - 170 pages
...Be Men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant; not a venal Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. 152 26. NOTES to the FIRST VOLUME. XOTES. PAGE 1 . — To the Daisy. This POB, and two others to...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1812 - 448 pages
...Be Men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a venal Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour, which they do not understand. WORDSWORTH. JSVf to pave 80. * Anima sapient (says Giordano Bruno, and let the sublime Piety of the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...Be Men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a venal Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. 224 x - . ------ - SONNETS DEDICATED TO LIBERTY. SECOND. VOL. II. ON A CELEBRATED EVENT IN ANCIENT...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...Men who hold its many blessings dear, AVise, upright, valiant ; not a venal Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. SONNETS DEDICATED TO LIBERTY. PART SECOND. VOL. II. CELEBRATED EVENT IN ANCIENT HISTORY. A ROHAN Master...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

1818
...constitution when there is no danger nigh ; — learning unthinking men, as Wordsworth says, " To speak of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand — " Not recollecting that, in the house of which he is the mouthpiece, there have been, and may be,...
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The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1820
...Men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a servile Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. SONNETS DEDIcATED TO LIBERTY. PART SECOND. OX A CELEBRATED EVENT IN ANCIENT BISTORT. A ROMAN Master...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1827
...Men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a servile Band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. ODE. 1. WHO rises on the banks of Seine, binds her temples with the civic wreath ? What joy to read...
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The sonnets of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1899 - 477 pages
...men who hold its many blessings dear, Wise, upright, valiant ; not a servile band, Who are to judge of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand. PART II A ROMAN Master stands on Grecian ground, On a CeleAnd to the people at the Isthmian Games brated...
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Essays, moral and political, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1832
...this mighty kingdom, in these momentous times, should be entrusted to men, as Wordsworth says of them Who talk of danger which they fear, And honour which...they do not understand ! We have been told of the dangers in which Lord Wellington and his army are placed ; . . this too in language which it is humiliating...
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On Sir Francis Burdett's motion for parliamentary reform.-On the conduct of ...

Robert Southey - 1832
...this mighty kingdom, in these momentous times, should be entrusted to men, as Wordsworth says of them Who talk of danger which they fear, And honour which they do not understand I We have been told of the dangers in which Lord Wellington and his army are placed ;. .this too in...
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