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" Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient rights in vain: But those do hold or break As men are strong or weak. "
The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire: Being Lives of the Most ... - Page 62
by Hartley Coleridge - 1836 - 732 pages
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909
...climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old 35 Into another mould, Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient rights...those do hold or break. As men are strong or weak. 40 Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must make room Where greater...
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A Study of English Rhyme

Charles Francis Richardson - English language - 1909 - 211 pages
...endurance to the popular passage "He nothing common did or mean Upon that memorable scene." The stanza "Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must make room When greater spirits come " "And now the Irish are ashamed To see themselves in one year tamed." ..!...
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The English Poets: Selections, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1910
...and dispassionate. The spirit of Revolution is described with a touch in the lines 'Though Justice against Fate complain And plead the ancient rights...those do hold or break As men are strong or weak).' Better than anything else in our language this poem gives an idea of a grand Horatian measure, as well...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...Into another mold ; Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient Rights in vain — 30 But those do hold or break As men are strong or weak...greater spirits come. What field of all the civil war 5 Where his were not the deepest scar ? And Hampton shows what part He had of wiser art, Where, twining...
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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

Poetry - 1912
...climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould; Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient rights in vain — But those do hold or break As men arc strong or weak — Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...complain, And plead the ancient rights in vain; But those do hold or break, As men are strong or weak. 40 Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration...greater spirits come. What field of all the civil war, 45 Where his were not the deepest scar? And Hampton shows what part He had of wiser art; Where, twining...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old, 35 Into another mould, Though Justice W ] 40 Nature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must make room Where greater...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould; Though Justice ght be With their short breath; Aye, glad, when the...Showed restless day was done, . And endless Rest b weakNature, that hateth emptiness, Allows of penetration less, And therefore must make room Where greater...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 pages
...climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould ; Though Justice against Fate complain. And plead the ancient rights...or break As men are strong or weak.) Nature, that hatelh emptiness, Allows of penetration less. And therefore must make room Where greater spirits come....
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Slected Essay in Criticism

...greatest poem is concerned with the clash of irreconcilable forces long latent in society. Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient Rights...therefore must make room Where greater Spirits come. A glance at the background of literature in the period immediately following the mid-century break...
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