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" It makes no difference how many friends I have and what content I can find in conversing with each, if there be one to whom I am not equal. If I have shrunk unequal from one contest, the joy I find in all the rest becomes mean and cowardly. "
Essays - Page 166
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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The Living Age ..., Volume 200

1894
...costs. But some think with Shakespeare : — The painful warrior, famoused for fight. After a thousand victories, once foiled, Is from the book of honor...quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toiled. And Tyndall was not minded to be forgot ; at any rate, for that reason. In the autumn of 1851, my friend...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...in their glory die. The painful warrior famoused for fight, After a thousand victories once foil'd, Is from the book of honor razed quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toil'd : Then happy I, that love and am belov'd, Where I may not remove, nor be removM." LOVE'S CONSOLATION...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...one to whom I am not equal. If I have shrunk unequal from one contest, instantly the joy I find in all the rest becomes mean and cowardly. I should hate...hundred victories once foiled, Is from the book of honour razed quite, And all the rest forgot for which, he toiled.'* Our impatience is thus sharply...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...one to whom I am not equal. If I have shrunk unequal from one contest, instantly the joy I find in all the rest becomes mean and cowardly. I should hate...then I made my other friends my asylum. The valiant wnrrior famoused for fight, After a lumilred victories, once foiled, Is from the book of honour razed...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...one to whom I am not equal. If I have shrunk unequal from one contest, instantly the joy I find in all the rest becomes mean and cowardly. I should hate...hundred victories, once foiled, Is from the book of honour razed quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toiled." Our impatience is thus sharply rebuked....
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...one to whom I am not equal. If I have shrunk unequal from one contest, instantly the joy I find in all the rest becomes mean and cowardly. I should hate...friends my asylum. " The valiant warrior famoused for flght, After a hundred victories, once foiled, Is from the book of honour razed quite, And all the...
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The dramatic (poetical) works of William Shakspeare; illustr ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1850
...buried, For at a frown they in their glory die. The painful warrior famoused for fight, After a thousand victories once foiled, Is from the book of honor razed...quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toiled : Then happy I, that love and am beloved, Where I may not remove, nor be removed. Again : the 23d Sonnet...
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 11

Thomas De Quincey - 1853
...old age — ' The painful warrior, famoused for fight, After a thousand victories — once foil'd, Is from the book of honor razed quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toil'd.' To say the truth, in this instance as in so many others, the great moral of the retribution...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare

1851
...buried, For at a frown they in their glory die. The painful warrior famoused for fight, After a thousand victories once foiled, Is from the book of honor razed...quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toiled : Then happy I, that love and am beloved, Where I may not remove, nor be removed. Again : the 23d Sonnet...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare...: Embracing a Life of ..., Volume 8

William Shakespeare - 1851
...buried, For at a frown they in their glory die. The painful warrior famoused for fight, After a thousand victories once foiled, Is from the book of honor razed...quite, And all the rest forgot for which he toiled : Then happy I, that love and am beloved, Where I may not remove, nor be removed. Again : the 23d Sonnet...
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