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" And I at times have found the struggle hard, And thought of shaking off my bonds of clay : But now I fain would for a time survive, If but to see what next can well arrive. "
Regimental Coventry; as it is at present acted upon in the British army - Page 755
by James Connell (army surgeon.) - 1837
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The poetical works of lord Byron, ed. with a critical mem. by W. M. Rossetti

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1880
...in mine overthrow, The careful pilot of my proper woe. Mine were my faults, and mine he theirreward: My whole life was a contest, since the day That gave me heing, gave me that which marr'd The gift— a fate, or will, that walk'd astray ; And I at times have...
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The poetical works of lord Byron, with life

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1881 - 576 pages
...with defensive paradox ; I have been eunning in mine overthrow, The eareful pilot of my proper woe. Mine were my faults, and mine be their reward My whole life was a eontest, sinee the day That gave me being, gave me that whieh marr'd The gift, — a fate, or will,...
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The Complete Poetical and Dramatic Works of Lord Byron: With a Comprehensive ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1883 - 662 pages
...with defensive paradox; I have been cunning in mine overthrow, The careful pilot of my proper woe. better days of our history. For me,— " Non movero...ciance assorda." What Italy has gained by the late tran gift,—a fate, or will, that walk'd astray; And I at times have found the struggle hard, And thought...
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Beyond the Valley: A Sequel to "The Magic Staff": an Autobiography of Andrew ...

Andrew Jackson Davis - 1885 - 402 pages
...that gave me being" — is the natural cry of such minds ; and for such the poet said : " At times 1 have found the struggle hard, and thought of shaking off my bonds of clay." Abnormal individualism is the name which this mental condition suggests to the worldly mind. What do...
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Famous English Authors of the Nineteenth Century

Sarah Knowles Bolton - 1890 - 451 pages
...mortal thing, 'Tis that I may not weep," he says in " Don Juan." " Mine were my faults, and mine he their reward. My whole life was a contest since the...The gift — a fate, or will, that walk'd astray." Instead of rising above disappointments, as a great nature should, Byron became misanthropic over them....
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Rousseau und Byron: ein beitrag zur vergleichenden litteraturgeschichte des ...

Otto Schmidt - 1890 - 182 pages
...meilleur des hommes. 1) Je n'ai plus rien d'un homme ordinaire. 8) — The day That gave me being, yave me that which marr'd The gift, — a fate, or will, that walk'd astray.9) This man Is of no common Order . . . .... Ms powers and will .... have been such As clay...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1894
...with defensive paradox ; I have been cunning in mine overthrow, The careful pilot of my proper woe. Mine were my faults, and mine be their reward. My...since the day That gave me being, gave me that which marr'cl The gift,—a fate, or will, that walk'd astray; And 1 at times have found the struggle hard,...
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Samantha in Europe

Marietta Holley - 1895 - 714 pages
...most everybody sometimes feels jest about so, jest so kinder curous to know what is comin' next — " My whole life was a contest since the day That gave me being — And I at times have found the struggle hard, And thought of shaking off my bonds of clay ; But...
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The Prisoner of Chillon and Other Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1898 - 96 pages
...with defensive paradox; I have been cunning in mine overthrow, The careful pilot of my proper woe. Mine were my faults, and mine be their reward. My...astray; And I at times have found the struggle hard, 30 And thought of shaking off my bonds of clay: But now I fain would for a time survive, If but to...
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The United States and the Control of the Tropics

Benjamin Kidd - 1898 - 7 pages
...brought about his ruin : — " I have been cunning in mine overthrow, The careful pilot of my proper woe. "Mine were my faults, and mine be their reward. My...The gift, — a fate, or will, that walk'd astray." I cannot refrain from quoting, by way of contrast, the words of Mrs. Shelley in regard to her wayward...
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