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" I could not tame my nature down; for he Must serve who fain would sway— and soothe, and sue. And watch all time, and pry into all place, And be a living lie, who would become A mighty thing amongst the mean, and such The mass are ; I disdain'd to mingle... "
The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review - Page 335
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...so, — cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . . 1 1 could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe — and sue — Ami watch all time — and pry into all place — And be a living lie — who would become A mighty...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...so, — cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . . 1 I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe — and sne — And watch all time — and pry into all place — And be a living lie — who would become...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...so,—cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . . 1 1 could not tame my nature down ; [for he Must serve who fain would sway^-aud soothe—and sue— ': And watch all time—and pry into all place— And be a living lie—who...
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Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1872
...but mighty still.—But this is past, My thoughts mistook themselves. Abbot. And wherefore «o ? Man. I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway—and soothe—and sue-— And watch all time—and pry into all place— And be a living lie—who...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1873
...My thoughts mistook themselves. Abbot. And wherefore so ? Man. I could not tame my nature down ; fur he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe —...place — And be a living lie — who would become î A mighty thing amongst the mean, and such The mass are ; I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though...
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Traits of Character and Notes of Incident in Bible Story

Francis Jacox - Bible - 1873 - 494 pages
...climbing genus in man as well as plants : " they aspire through servility." Manfred tells the Abbot, " I could not tame my nature down, for he must serve who fain would sway ; must soothe, and sue, and be a living lie." Mr. Tennyson's defrauded city-clerk, watching the gait...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1873
...though I wore thé form, , 1 had not sympalhy with breathing flesh.... I could not lame my nature downj for he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe — and sue — And watch ail time — and pry into ail place — And be a living lie — who would become A mighty thing upon...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1874
...so,— cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . . 1 I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe — ut,d sue — And watch all time — and pry into all place — And be a living lie — who would...
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History of English Literature, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1876
...be so, — cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. ... 1 I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve...would become A mighty thing amongst the mean, and snch The mass are ; I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves." . ....
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The poetical works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - Bounty Mutiny, 1789 - 1878 - 836 pages
...low, but mighty still. But this is past, My thoughts mistook themselves. AbboL And wherefore so? Man. I could not tame my nature down; for he Must serve...living lie, who would become A mighty thing amongst the mean—and such The mass are : I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader— and of wolves....
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