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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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The Masters of English Literature

Stephen Lucius Gwynn - English literature - 1904 - 423 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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Composition and Style

Robert D. Blackman - English literature - 1908 - 320 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. — IReligio Medici)....
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Essays, Civil and Moral: And The New Atlantis

Francis Bacon - Education - 1909 - 347 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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The Harvard Classics, Volume 3

Literature - 1909
...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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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...wrote, women are strongest: but above all things truth beareth away the victory. Apocrypha, Esdras 1 A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender. Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682) English physician, author When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever...
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Osler: Inspirations from a Great Physician

Charles S. Bryan - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 253 pages
...who pondered at length such arcane issues as why artists painted navels on Adam and Eve, recognized that 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, then to hazzard her on a battle.62 However, in the...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...from the Pickering Manuscript (c. 1803), repr. in Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957). 9 A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city, and yet be forced to surrender. THOMAS BROWNE, (1605-1682) British 10 Truth that peeps Over the glasses' edge when dinner's done. ROBERT...
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The Concise Encyclopedia of the Revolutions and Wars of England, Scotland ...

Stephen C. Manganiello - History - 2004 - 613 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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Brother to Dragons, Companion to Owls

Jane Lindskold - Fiction - 2006 - 288 pages
...let anyone else be hurt without rising to the bait, so they're sure to hit where you're vulnerable." "A man may be in as just possession of truth as of a city," I suggest, "and yet be forced to surrender." Abalone shakes her head vigorously. "No way, Sarah. We...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...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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