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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 Twentieth Century

1896
...for trade. The ideal of a nation of shopkeepers could not be realised except 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...
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: The Origins of a New Poetry

Dorothy Mermin - 1989 - 310 pages
...See, for instance, Maud: "Why do they prate of the blessings of peace? . . . lust of gain" (1:21, 23); "Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days...hovell'd and hustled together, each sex, like swine" (1:3334); "better, war! loud war by land and by sea, / War with a thousand battles, and shaking a hundred...
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Selected Poetry

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1995 - 232 pages
...too may passively take the print Of the golden age - why not? I have neither hope nor trust; 30 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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Allegories of One's Own Mind: Melancholy in Victorian Poetry

David G. Riede - 2005 - 226 pages
...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. (i. 25-32) It is because he does "passively take the print" of the age that Maud registers the pathology...
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The Irish Monthly, Volume 25

1897
...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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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 22

Henry Allon - 1855
...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. KK 2 ' Peace, sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, 'When the poor are hovell'd and...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 49

1882
...Crimean war, " full of beautiful poetry and barbarous politics," and the poet inveighed against •' Peace sitting under her olive, and slurring the days gone by, When the poor are hoveled and hustled together, each sex, like swine," Cobden wrote to his close companion in the Corn-Law...
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