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" All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 490
1895
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British Senators: Or, Political Sketches, Past and Present

James Ewing Ritchie - Statesmen - 1869 - 426 pages
...a Quaker he would be a prize-fighter, has been an offence to the many who are prone to sing : — " Let us alone ; what pleasure can we have To war with...there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ?" To all such, — to all who believe in the traditions of the past, — to all who would rather endure...
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Vashti, Or, "Until Death Us Do Part": A Novel

Augusta Jane Evans - 1879 - 8 pages
...that will last ? All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil V Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ? All things have rest, and ripen toward...
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New Outlook, Volume 83

1906
...tired of society and its fellowships, tired of yourself ? Have these lines ever appealed to you : " Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with...have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence; ripen, fall, and cease: Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease." If you are ever...
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The Poetical Works

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1870 - 246 pages
...that will last ? All things are taken from ns, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with...ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have reel, and ripen toward the grave In silence: ripen, fall and cease: tiive us long rest or death, dark...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...that will last ? All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with...things have rest and ripen toward the grave, In silence ripen, fall, and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! V. How sweet it...
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A Snapt Gold Ring, Volume 2

sir Frederick Wedmore - 1871
...without exertion, opulent without toil. It was a land, thought Warner, for the mildeyed lotus-eaters — What pleasure can we have To war with evil ? Is there...the climbing wave ? All things have rest, and ripen towards the grave In silence ; ripen, fall, and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death, or...
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The Practitioner, Volume 7

Family medicine - 1871
...that in regard to this subject we are sorely tempted to cry, with the wearied companions of Ulysses, " What pleasure can we have To war with evil ? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ?" and that we feel at this moment an unhallowed desire to give it all up, and to refuse to have anything...
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Christ in modern life: sermons

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Aesthetics - 1872 - 408 pages
...the lid of life, to quench aspiration because of its trouble, and thought because of its weariness. Let us alone, what pleasure can we have To war with...there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? But the soul, mindful of the imperial palace whence it came, indignantly denies the lotus-eater's thought....
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The causes of social revolt, a lecture

Frederick Augustus Maxse - Social problems - 1872 - 107 pages
...oblivion of their country and the cares of life, by eating the intoxicating lotos berry, and who cried " Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with...there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ? • * * * * We have had enough of action, and of motion we, Roll'd to starboard, roll'd to larboard,...
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The Causes of Social Revolt: A Lecture, Delivered in London, Portsmouth ...

Frederick Augustus Maxse - Great Britain - 1872 - 107 pages
...oblivion of their country and the cares of life, by eating the intoxicating lotos berry, and who cried " Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with...there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ? ***** We have had enough of action, and of motion we, Roll'd to starboard, roll'd to larboard, when...
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