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" He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide, Still patient in his simple faith sublime, Till the wise years decide. Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at last silence comes; These all are gone, and,... "
City Club Bulletin - Page 32
1915
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Yesterdays with Authors

James Thomas Fields - Literary Criticism - 1872 - 370 pages
...by one of the noblest and most sorely tried of men, a hero comparable with any of Plutarch's, — " The kindly-earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American." THA CKERA Y. What Emerson has said in his fine subtle way of Shakespeare may well be applied to the...
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The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, Issue 514

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1873 - 484 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he : He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. Long as man's hope insatiate can discern Or only guess some more inspiring goal Outside of Self, enduring...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 906 pages
...years decide. Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our judgment for the hour, But at lost vanquished chief expiring lay, Upon the sands, with broken sword, He traced his farewell JAUES RUSSELL L.OWHLL. 7H 715 BURIAL OF LINCOLN. PEACE ! Let the long procession come, For hark ! —...
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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 508 pages
...all are gone, and, standing like a tower. Our children shall behold his fame, The kindly, earnest, brave, foreseeing man, Sagacious, patient, dreading...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. LH.- THE MAIN TRUCK, OR A LEAP FOR LIFE. GP MORRIg. 1. Old Ironsides at anchor lay, In the harbor of...
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A Free Lance in the Field of Life and Letters

William Cleaver Wilkinson - English literature - 1874 - 360 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he : He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. Such poetry as this makes one wish that somehow the customs of the republic could have devolved the...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 600 pages
...Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he: He knew to bidr his time, And can his fame abide, Still patient in...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk; But 'twas they won it, sword...
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A Free Lance in the Field of Life and Letters

William Cleaver Wilkinson - English literature - 1874 - 360 pages
...sublime, Till the wise years decide. Great captains, with their guns and drums, Disturb our j udgment for the hour, But at last silence comes; These all...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. Such poetry as this makes one wish that somehow the customs of the republic could have devolved the...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 584 pages
...and drums, Disturb our judgment for the | Till the wise years decide. Great captains, with their guns hour, But at last silence comes: These all are gone,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey hand, Making the nettle danger soft...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 588 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he: He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...blame, New birth of our new soil, the first American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's honey and milk ; But 'twas they won it,...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1875 - 588 pages
...victory Such as the Present gives, and cannot wait, Safe in himself as in a fate. So always firmly he: He knew to bide his time, And can his fame abide,...Sagacious, patient, dreading praise, not blame, New birlh ni our newsoil, the lirst American. We sit here in the Promised Land That flows with Freedom's...
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