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" In short, you must not attempt to enlarge your ideas, or polish your taste, or refine your sentiments ; but must keep on, in one beaten track, without turning aside, either to the right hand or to the left. ' But I cannot submit to drudgery like this.... "
The Rhode Island Educational Magazine - Page 179
edited by - 1852
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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1852
...either to the right or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do..." But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship is it, that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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A Book for a Corner, Or Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852
...either to the right or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do..."But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship is it, that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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A Book for a Corner: Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852 - 228 pages
...aside either to the right or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this—I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well: be above it then ; only do not..."But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship is it, that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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A Book for a Corner: Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1852 - 731 pages
...either to the right or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do...reflection. Bestow these, and you shall be wise. "But," Bays the man of letters, " what a hardship is it, that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe...
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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1852 - 460 pages
...either to the right hand or to the left. ' But I cannot submit to drudgery like this; I feel a spirit above it.' ,'Tis well: be above it then; only do not repine that you are not rich " ' But is it not some reproach upon the economy of Providence, that such a one, who is a mean, dirty...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...to the right hand or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — -I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do..." But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship is it that many an illiterate fellow who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry, Volume 2

C. Gough - 1853
...hand or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this — I feel a spirit above it." It is well ; be above it then ; only do not repine that...solitary hours of study and reflection. Bestow these, and ye shall be wise. "But, (says the man of letters,) what a hardship is it that many an illiterate fellow,...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 7

Dugald Stewart - 1855
...either to the right hand or to the left ' But I cannot submit to drudgery like this. I feel a spirit above it.' 'Tis well : be above it then ; only do...' But,' says the man of letters, : what a hardship is it that many who are grossly illiterate shall raise a fortune and make a figure, while I have little...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Elocution - 1854 - 426 pages
...aside either to the right or to the left. " But I cannot submit to drudgery like this. I feel a spirit above it." 'Tis well ; be above it then ; only do..." But," says the man of letters, " what a hardship is it, that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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Leaflets of Memory, Volume 11

Reynell Coates - Gift books - 1855
...should be written upon every young man's heart. " Is knowledge," asks this writer, " the pearl of great price ? That too may be purchased by steady application,...' But,' says the man of letters, ' what a hardship is it that many an illiterate fellow, who cannot construe the motto of the arms on his coach, shall...
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