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" Was like a lake, or river bright and fair, A span of waters ; yet what power is there ! What mightiness for evil and for good ! Even so doth God protect us if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave, and power, and... "
The Living Age - Page 112
1908
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The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval ..., Volume 1

Robert Southey, Robert Bell - 1833 - 454 pages
...the plenitude of his power), he said, — " Even so doth God protect us, if we be Virtuous and wise ! Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave,...soul Only, the nations shall be great and free."-)* Cambro-Briton, i. 8. j Sonnets dedicated to Liberty, part i. sonnet xi. VOL. I. B With all the ports...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 240 pages
...there ! What mightiness for evil and for good ! Even so doth God protect us if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow, and Waters roll, Strength to the brave,...the Soul Only the Nations shall be great and free. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. THOUGHT OF A BRITON ON THE SUBJUGATION OF SWITZERLAND. Two Voices are there ; one...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - 1835 - 810 pages
...neighbour, Napoleon Buonaparte : he said, ' Even so does God protect us, if we be Virtuous and wise ! Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave,...the soul Only, the nations shall be great and free.' With all the ports of the continent in his possession, and all its navies at liis command, that narrow...
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The Early Naval History of England

Robert Southey - 1835 - 376 pages
...the plenitude of his power), he said — " Even so doth God protect us, if we be Virtuous and wise I Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave,...and Power, and Deity ; Yet in themselves are nothing I One decree Spake laws to them, and said, that by the soul Only, the nation shall be great and free."f...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - 1835 - 806 pages
...neighbour, Napoleon Buonaparte : he said, ' Even so does God protect us, if we be Virtuous and wise ! Winds blow, and waters roll, Strength to the brave, and power, and Deity ; Yet in themselves hre nothing! One decree Spake laws to them, and said, that by the soul Only, the nations shall be great...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1837 - 316 pages
...hope of Europe and of civilization rested ! Even so doth God protect us, if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow and waters roll. Strength to the brave,...the soul Only the nations shall be great and free ! WORDSWORTH. ESSAY X. I deny not but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth...
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The New-York Review, Volume 4

1839 - 538 pages
...there ! What mightiness for evil and for good ! Even BO doth God protect us if we be Virtuous and wise. Winds blow and waters roll, Strength to the brave,...the soul Only the Nations shall be great and free." Wordsworth's perfect self-possession is finely shown in his mode of treating the career of Buonaparte,...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1840 - 694 pages
...reverence of the prophets and heroes that have been, by all our faith in the soul, sursum corda, " Winds blow and waters roll Strength to the brave,...the soul Only the nations shall be great and free." *•* We have received, with the above article, a large cargo of Americtn literature. Pleasant such...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 582 pages
...Civilization rested ! Even fa doth God protect as, if we be Virtuous and Wisr. Winds blow and Water* a hollow voice. Oh ! what if all betray me ? what...thou t I swore, and with on inward thought that seera (Arm. and said that by the Soul Only the Nations shall be (real and free : WORDSWORTH. 392 ESSAY X....
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 396 pages
...enemies became friends, so do disasters of all kinds, as sickness, offence, poverty, prove benefactors. ' Winds blow and waters roll Strength to the brave,...and power and deity, Yet in themselves are nothing.' The good are befriended even by weakness and defect. As no man had ever a point of pride that was not...
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