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" Cheat and be cheated, and die: who knows ? we are ashes and dust. IX Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovell'd and hustled together, each sex, like swine, When only the ledger lives, and when only not all... "
The Dublin university magazine - Page 339
by University magazine - 1855
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 175

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1892
...sublime ideal of a nation of shopkeepers could only be properly cherished in a state of peace : — ' Peace sitting under her olive and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovelled and hustled together, each sex, like swine; When only the ledger lives, and only not all men...
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A Primer of English Verse: Chiefly in Its Æsthetic and Organic Character

Hiram Corson - 1892 - 232 pages
...^/ssing in war on ^is own ^earthstone? Afay make my heart as a willstone, set my /ace as ay?int, C#eat and be cheated, and die : who knows ? we are ashes and dust. When the poor are ^ovelled and bustled together, each sex, like When only the /edger fives, and when...
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Maud; In memoriam; The princess; Enoch Arden

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1893
...I too may passively take the print Of the golden age— why not? I have neither hope nor trust; May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint,...cheated, and die : who knows ? we are ashes and dust. DC. Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovell'd and hustled...
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The Magazine of Poetry and Literary Review, Volume 5, Issue 1

Charles Wells Moulton - 1893
...the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in the porphyry font; The fire-fly wakens." —Ibid. PEACE. Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovel'd and hustled together, each sex, like swine; When only the ledger lives, and when only not all...
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The Magazine of Poetry and Literary Review, Volume 5

1893
...the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in the porphyry font; The fire-fly wakens." —Ibid. PEACE. Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovel'd and hustled together, each sex, like swine; When only the ledger lives, and when only not all...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1894 - 898 pages
...too may passively take the print Of the golden age — why not ? I have neither hope nor trust ; May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint,...and be cheated, and die : who knows ? we are ashes arid dust. Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovell'd...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1894 - 313 pages
...But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. PEACE OR WAR ? [From Maud.] Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovelled and hustled together, each sex, like swine, When only the ledger lives, and when only not...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 3

1896
...too may passively take the print Of the golden age — why not? I have neither hope nor trust ; May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint,...cheated, and die: who knows? we are ashes and dust. 9 Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovell'd and hustled...
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The Irish Monthly, Volume 25

1897
...I too may passively take the print Of the golden age—why not? I have neither hope nor trust; May make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint;...cheated, and die ; who knows? we are ashes and dust." And if you protest and say : He rose above all that, even in that poem from which you have quoted ("...
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Some Aspects of English Life as Seen in the Works of George Crabbe and ...

Edna Chynoweth - 1897 - 264 pages
...of Cain, is it better or worse Than the heart of the citizen hissing in war on his own hearthstone? Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hovell'd and hustled togather, each sex, like swine, When only the ledger lives, and when only not all men lie; Peace in...
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