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" Or man, or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. "
The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce: In Two Books : Also the Judgement of ... - Page xv
by John Milton - 1820 - 430 pages
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1836
...appear Of sun, or moon, or star throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask? In liberty's defence, my noble task,...
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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - Biography - 1838 - 300 pages
...idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star throughout the year ! Or man, or woman, — Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand, or will, nor bate a jot Of heart, or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ! Tbe conscience, friend, to have lost...
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The Aldine Magazine of Biography, Bibliography, Criticism, and the ..., Volume 1

1839 - 336 pages
...mighty poet proposed to himself as an example of heroism, when he described his own fortitude — ' I argue not Against heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bear up and steer Right onward'— why is it that Richard II. still commands our tears — even our...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 1

England - 1839
...their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or Hope : but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The Conscience, friend, to have lost...
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A Memoir of the Late Rev. William Black, Wesleyan Minister, Halifax. N.S ...

Matthew Richey - Clergy - 1839 - 370 pages
...hope of succours from on high commensurate with his necessities, he could confidently say, — " I argue not Against Heaven's hand, or will ; nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward." Mr. Black was now of age. And it is interesting and delightful to...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year, 5 Or man, or woman. Yet 1 argue not Against Heav'n's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost thou ask ? The conscience, Friend, t' have lost...
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Thirteen Historical Discourses, on the Completion of Two Hundred Years: From ...

Leonard Bacon - Connecticut - 1839 - 400 pages
...his path as the sunset of life was approaching, he, like the great poet his cotemporary, would not " bate a jot Of heart or hope, but still bore up, and steered Right onward." Even in his old age, he was found struggling with unweariable zeal to establish...
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Woman Physiologically Considered as to Mind, Morals, Marriage, Matrimonial ...

Alexander Walker - Divorce - 1840 - 404 pages
...and if authority were of any avail in this case, none can be higher. " My mind," says Coleridge, " is not capable of forming a more august conception,...heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; hut still bore up and steer'd Right onward.' "From others only do we derive our knowledge that Milton...
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Discourses, addresses and memoir

Robert Cassie Waterston - 1893
...unconquerable will," which can exclaim with Milton, in the midst of the most trying disappointments, — " I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right on ward!" He seemed like a vessel, not wrecked and shattered on the rocks,...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun or moon or star, throughout the year, Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate a jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward. What supports me, dost tliou ask ? The conscience, friend, to have...
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