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" Tis not in battles that from youth we train The Governor who must be wise and good, And temper with the sternness of the brain Thoughts motherly, and meek as womanhood. Wisdom doth live with children round her knees : Books, leisure, perfect freedom,... "
Poems Dedicated to National Independence and Liberty - Page 35
by William Wordsworth - 1897 - 96 pages
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Sortes Horatianae: A Poetical Review of Poetical Talent, with Notes

English poetry - 1814 - 126 pages
...brake to bush, But she, God love her ! feared to brash The dew from off its wings. Pathos (out Bathos). I grieved for Buonaparte with a vain And an unthinking grief! the vital blood Of that man's mind, what can it be ? What food Fed his first hopes ? Or cheer the " drunken...
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The Family and Its Members

Anna Garlin Spencer - Families - 1923 - 318 pages
...is his kinsman, and that to care for all men is according to man's nature." — MABCUS AURELITJS. " 'Tis not in battles that from youth we train The governor who must be wise and good. Wisdom doth live with children round her knees ; Books, leisure, perfect freedom, and the talk Man...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...other; though the four first lines arc bad, and " week-day man" is by no means a Miltonic epithet. " I grieved for Buonaparte, with a vain And an unthinking grief ! The vital blood Ofthat man's mind what can it be ? What food Fed his first hopes ? W hat knowledge could...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...despair Touches me not, though pensive as a bird Whose vernal coverts winter hath laid bare fl80l. I GRIEVED for Buonaparte, with a vain And an unthinking...Fed his first hopes ? what knowledge could he gain a 'Tis not in battles that from youth we train The Governor who must be wise and good, And temper with...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...despair Touches me not, though pensive as a bird Whose vernal coverts winter hath laid bare t1801. 1 GRIEVED for Buonaparte, with a vain And an unthinking...— what can it be ? what food Fed his first hopes Ī what knowledge could lu gain ! 'Tis not in battles that from youth we train The Governor who must...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 pages
...despair Touches me not, though pensive as a bird Whose vernal coverts winter hath laid bare f. 1801. I GRIEVED for Buonaparte, with a vain And an unthinking...tenderest mood Of that Man's mind — what can it be I what food Fed lus first hopes ? what knowledge could he gam 1 'Tie not in battles that from youth...
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Ędes Hartwellianę: Or, Notices of the Manor and Mansion of Hartwell

William Henry Smyth - Astronomical observatories - 1851 - 414 pages
...who aspires To genuine greatness but from just desires, And knowledge such as he could never gainV Tis not in battles that from youth we train The governor who must be wise and good, And temper with tin: sternness of the. brain Thoughts motherly, and meek as womanhood. Wisdom doth live with children...
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Literary Anecdotes and Contemporary Reminiscences of Professor ..., Volume 1

Edmund Henry Barker - Anecdotes - 1852
...soon cease. But, it is said, " Why address the Duke of Wellington ? He is a soldier, not a lawyer. " Tis not in battles that from youth we train The Governor, who must he wise and good, And temper with the sternness of the brain Thoughts motherly and meek as womanhood."...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1854
...pensive as a bird Whose vernal coverts Winter hath laid bare.* IV. 1801. I GRIEVED for Buonapart6, with a vain . And an unthinking grief ! The tenderest...Fed his first hopes ? what knowledge could he gain ? 'T is not in battles that from youth we train The Governor who must be wise and good, And temper...
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William Wordsworth; a biography

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1856
...reader's eye glance along these illustrious and dignified expressions of political truth and wisdom. " I grieved for Buonaparte, with a vain And an unthinking...youth we train The governor who must be wise and good, SONNETS ON LIBERTY. 377 And temper with the sternness of the brain Thoughts motherly and meek as womanhood....
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