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" On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide. A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire ; O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain... "
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by Samuel Johnson - 1809
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...below. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes let Swedish Charles decide. A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire ; 1 Menial lord — the lord of the menials, the steward of the household. O'er love, o'er fear, extends...
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A Manual of Ancient and Modern History ...

William Cooke Taylor - Europe - 1845 - 797 pages
...— " On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide ; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire ; O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain, Unconqnered lord of pleasure and of pain;...
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A Manual of Ancient and Modern History ...

William Cooke Taylor - Europe - 1845 - 797 pages
...— " On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide ; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire ; O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain, Unconquered lord of pleasure and of pain;...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...WISHES. ON what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide. A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright...rushes to the field. Behold surrounding kings their powers combine, And one capitulate, and one resign : Peace courts his hand and spreads her charms in...
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His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature

Ann Messenger - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 271 pages
...extends his wide domain, Unconquer'd lord of pleasure and of pain; No joys to him pacific scepters yield, War sounds the trump, he rushes to the field; Behold surrounding kings their pow'r combine, And one capitulate, and one resign; Peace courts his hand, but spreads her charms in...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub - Literary Criticism
...Foundation stands the Warrior's Pride?" (VHW 191). Charles' personality is the key to his entire career: A Frame of Adamant, a Soul of Fire, No Dangers fright...Domain, Unconquer'd Lord of Pleasure and of Pain; [ VHW 193-96] The above quatrain skillfully interweaves the image of the "Lord" with his "Domain."...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 18

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - Washington (D.C.) - 1915
...Concerning him, the poet's hyperbole about King Charles of Sweden might have been used with aptness : "A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire." His career was one of incessant toil and struggle, and service mainly for others. He...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 400 pages
...353. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride? How just his hopes let Swedish Charles decide; A frame of adamant, a soul of fire. No dangers fright him and no labours tire . . . 'Think nothing gained,' he cries, 'till naught remains, On Moscow's walls till Gothic standards...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...lines as nervous and energetic as are to be found in any part of our author. A frame of adamant, a foul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire...Fear, extends his wide domain, Unconquer'd Lord of Pleaiure and of Pain. And afterwards of his unexpected death. Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...quiet. On what Foundation stands the Warrior's Pride? How just his Hopes, let Swedish Charles decide; A Frame of Adamant, a Soul of Fire, No Dangers fright him, and no Labours tire; O'er Love, o'er Force, extends his wide Domain, Unconquer'd Lord of Pleasure and of Pain; No Joys to him pacific Scepters...
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