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" ... tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. "
MacMillan's Magazine - Page 7
edited by - 1886
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Religio Medici [and] Its Sequel Christian Morals

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1844 - 226 pages
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of errour, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace, than to hazard her on a battle : if therefore...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books V-VII. Religio ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error2 and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. If, therefore,...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 pages
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace, than to hazard her on a battle : if therefore there...
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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 2

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error2 and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. If, therefore,...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth : a man may be in as just possession of truth, as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace, than to hazard her on a battle.— Sir T. Brown,...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...Truth, have too rashly charged the troops of Error, and remain as trophies unto the Enemies of Truth : a man may be in as just possession of Truth, as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with Peace, than to hazard her on a battle. , — út> W. Temple....
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than hazard her in a battle. If, therefore, there...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than hazard her in a battle. If, therefore, there...
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The Book-hunter, Etc

John Hill Burton - Bibliomania - 1862 - 384 pages
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. If, therefore,...
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The Book-Hunter etc.

John Hill Burton - 1863
...truth, have too rashly charged the troops of error, and remain as trophies unto the enemies of truth. A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender ; 'tis therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. If, therefore,...
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