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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
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1839 - 192 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 ; it is therefore far better to enjoy her with pe»,ce, than to hazard her on a battle : if therefore...
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Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend; Christian Morals; Urn-burial and Other ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Gardening - 1889 - 440 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 hazzard her on a battle. If, therefore,...
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Nugæ Litterariae: Or, Brief Essays on Literary, Social, and Other Themes

William Mathews - American essays - 1896 - 344 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 ; 't is far better, therefore, to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle." Classic Wit...
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Nugae Litterariae: Or, Brief Essays on Literary, Social, and Other Themes

William Mathews - English essays - 1896 - 344 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 ; 't is far better, therefore, to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle." Classic Wit...
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The Foundations of Zoölogy

William Keith Brooks - Animals - 1899 - 339 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."1 Science tells us that the things that take place in nature are neither less nor more than...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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, it is therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle; if, therefore, there...
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Essays of British Essayists: Including Biographical and Critical Sketches

English essays - 1900
...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; it is therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle. If, therefore, there...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 2

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...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, it is therefore far better to enjoy her with peace than to hazard her on a battle; if, therefore, there...
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Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Volume 27

1902
...with great outpourmgs of the spirit, choosing a text which the good folk may spend time in finding. ' 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.' " "That is profane...
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Cornet Strong of Ireton's Horse: An Episode of the Ironsides

Dora Greenwell McChesney - Great Britain - 1903 - 342 pages
...with great outpourings of the spirit, choosing a text which the good folk may spend time in finding. 'A man may be in as just possession of Truth as of a City and yet be forced to surrender. 'Tis therefore far The Generals at Issue better to enjoy her with peace, than to hazard her on a battle.'...
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