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" Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die. But leave us still our old Nobility. "
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1889
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England's Trust: And Other Poems

John James Robert Manners Duke of Rutland - Poetry, English - 1841 - 155 pages
...Names that shall live for yet unnumbered years, Shrined in our hearts with Crecy and Poictiers, "*" Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, > But leave us still our old Nobility ! " But," cries the warm and eager friend of man, " Tis vain our various wants and ills to scan. Unless...
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Punch, Volume 107

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman - English wit and humor - 1894
...remain, Yours respectfully, THE MAN IN THE REPORTER'S Box. NOBLESSE OBLIGE. (New Version.) " LET Art and Commerce, Laws and Learning die, But leave us still our Old Nobility ! " Without them, in our democratic day, Who will the part of princely patriot play ? Who else will...
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The Living Age, Volume 235

1902
...the House of Commons. He once quoted in a spirit of banter and ridicule the well-known couplet, — Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility — which appeared in the boyish volume of poems, "England's Trust," published by Lord John Manners...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CRITICAL JOURNAL FOR JULY, 1844....OCTOBER, 1844

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS - 1844
...the forehead of the queen of heaven.' All that marks the progress of modern times is denounced — ' Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility.' Nor are these frenzied ideas confined to poetry only. The Revolution of 1688, is denounced as authoritatively...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 80

1844
...the forehead of the queen of heaven.' All that marks the progress of modern times is denounced — ' Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility.' Nor are these frenzied ideas confined to poetry only. The Revolution of 1688, is denounced as authoritatively...
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The North British Review, Volume 1

1844
...; Names that shall live for yet unnumber'd years, Shrined in our hearts with Cressy and Poictiers ; Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility." — P. 24. We suspect some of the old nobility may have instinctively exclaimed on reading these lines,...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1846
...ember wn* not almni rvpcntngt be quotation with a alight alteration, Customs and Corn {MARCH 27} " Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning, die ; But leave us still our old fertility." Perhaps if the country had nothing hut that fortuity to depend on, the hon. and learned...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...E. YARDLEY. THE YOUNG ENGLAND POET. — Another illusion gone ! Certainly, even though Shakspere'a works be Bacon's or Sir Anthony Sherley's, one would...and commerce, laws and learning die. But leave us u till our old nobility. Yet Lord John was anticipated. In ' Modern Gulliver's Travels,' London, 1796,...
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Parliamentary Record of Elections in Great Britain and Ireland ..., Volume 2

George Crosby - Corn laws (Great Britain) - 1849
...with a very slight alteration, would most appositely express the views of the Hon. Gentleman: — " Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, "But leave us still our own fertility." He (Mr. Bouverie) apprehended, if we had had nothing but that fertility to depend upon,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1889
...But Donna Mencia likes her first husband best, and insists on going with him. E. YARDLKr. THE YOUNO ENGLAND POET. — Another illusion gone ! Certainly,...wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave ui still our old nobility. Yet Lord John was anticipated. In ' Modern Gulliver's Travels,' London,...
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