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" Of let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can, the Boers now proceeded to possess themselves of as much territory as they wanted. "
Hearing Before a Subcommittee...: Consisting of Senators Crane, Dolliver and ... - Page 16
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interstate Commerce - 1909
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The Californian, Volume 2

California - 1880
...constitution or law of the land. They are subject only to ' ' The good old law, the ancient plan : Let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can." Possessing so important a function in our government — take them one and all — in great cities...
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Too fast to last, Volume 278

John Mills - 1882
...deemed his hereditary property, let the title be derived only from the good old plan of: ' Letting him take who has the power, And let him keep who can.' The feudal power of the Lefernes had existed too long for the oldest inhabitant of the county to relate...
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Cetywayo and His White Neighbours: Or, Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand ...

Henry Rider Haggard - KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) - 1882 - 294 pages
...abandoned, was at that time a British possession. Acting upon The good old rule, the simple plan Of let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can, the Boers now proceeded to possess themselves of as much territory as they wanted. Nor was this a difficult...
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At any cost, by Edward Garrett

Isabella Fyvie Mayo - 1885
...carried off the lady's heart. It was only a modern version of the old ballad, don't you know,— " Let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can !" They say she made excuses that she was beginning to have doubts about Peter—she thought that some...
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The African Repository, Volumes 60-62

African Americans - 1886
...seaboard territory has been done under the ancient law, that •' Good old rule, that simple plan, Let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can." A transport has sailed with 250 workmen and their families from Lisbon and the Island of Madeira, for...
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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society, Volume 25

Wisconsin State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1887
...like anybody else who are put in the place they are in; they act in the good old way, the simple plan, let him take who has the power, and let him keep who can. It is an action which governs men when they have the means to tax the community. No w I should be glad...
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You and I: Or, Living Thoughts for Our Moral, Intellectual and Physical ...

Conduct of life - 1887 - 665 pages
...inspiration. There is more meaning than is usually found in the old motto, credited to ruder days : " Let him take who has the power, and let him keep who can." Taking is the easy victory of brute force; keeping is the far more difficult task won by the larger...
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Signal Lights: A Library of Guiding Thoughts

Christian ethics - 1888 - 672 pages
...inspiration. There is more meaning than is usually found in the old motto, credited to ruder days: "Let him take who has the power, and let him keep who can." Taking is the easy victory of brute force; keeping is the far more difficult task won by the larger...
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The Industrial Progress of the Nation: Consumption Limited, Production Unlimited

Edward Atkinson - Economics - 1889 - 395 pages
...Europe have been incurred in this futile and foolish attempt to set up as a rule among nations : " Let him take who has the power, And let him keep who can." Magazine for February, 1887. The business man who fully comprehends the function of the merchant and...
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The Historical Journal of the More Family, Volume 2

1913
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