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" The path of duty was the way to glory; He that walks it, only thirsting For the right, and learns to deaden Love of self, before his journey closes, He shall find the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses.... "
The Popular Science Monthly - Page 336
1885
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1138 pages
...cares not to be great, But as he saves or serves the state. Not once or twice in our rough islandstory, g 4 bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses. Not once or twice in our...
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The works of Alfred Tennyson. With 25 illustr

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1881 - 742 pages
...cares not to be great, But as he saves or serves the state. Not once or twice in our rough islandstory, The path of duty was the way to glory : He that walks...journey closes, He shall find the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses. Not once or twice in our...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1881 - 502 pages
...not to be great, But as he saves or serves the state. Not once or twice in our rough island-story, The path of duty was the way to glory : He that walks it, only thirsting [•'or the right, and learns to deaden i^ove of self, before his journey closes, Pie shall find the...
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Earth's work and Heaven's rest, Issue 116

John Philip - 1881 - 184 pages
...indomitable courage been re-duplicated in the events and annals of British history. " Not once nor twice in our rough island story, The path of Duty was the way to glory." TENNYSON. Once and again have we heard of British seamen, standing on the decks of their burning or...
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English odes, selected by E.W. Gosse

sir Edmund William Gosse - 1881 - 308 pages
...bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses. Not once or twice in our fair island -story, The path of duty was the way to glory : He, that ever following her commands, On with toil of heart and knees and hands, Thro' the long gorge to the...
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Poems of English heroism, collected and arranged, with notes, by C.A. Auchmuty

Arthur Compton Auchmuty - 1882 - 170 pages
...not to be great, But as he saves or serves the state. Not once or twice in our rough island-story, The path of duty was the way to glory : He that walks...journey closes, He shall find the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples, which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses. Not once or twice in our...
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The Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the ..., Volumes 7-8

British and foreign school society - 1872 - 668 pages
...opinion, in the long run, is tolerably just, notwithstanding its shortcomings. ' ' The path of duty is the way to glory ; He that walks it, only thirsting For the right, and learns to deaden Zoveo/self, before his journey closes, He shall find the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples,...
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The Harvard Graduates' Magazine, Volume 18

William Roscoe Thayer - 1910 - 890 pages
...the United States and died of consumption at the age of 31, should yet rank with the immortals." " Not once or twice in our rough island story The path of doty was the way to glory." It has been from time to time a fashion to belittle the Puritans. It is...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 11

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1892 - 920 pages
...repeat : ' Not once or twice in our rough island story The path of duty was the way to glory. He who walks it only thirsting For the right and learns to...deaden Love of self, before his journey closes He shall see the stubborn thistle bursting Into glossy purples which outredden All voluptuous garden-roses.'...
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The Living Age, Volume 313

1922 - 986 pages
...he had in that poem praised war? It was duty, not glory, which his lines exalted: — Not once nor twice in our rough Island story. The path of duty was the path of glory. But at the same time, he once boasted, 'I have three times been taken into battle,'...
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