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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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 4

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1887
...me a stranger; though I wore thé form, I had not sympathy with breathing flesh.... i could not lame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway — and soothe — and sue — And watch ail time — and pry into ail place — And be a Hving lie — who would become A mighty thing upon...
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Elocutionary Manual: The Principles of Elocution ; with Exercises and Notations

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1887 - 240 pages
...; Not by the old gradation, where each Second Stood heir to the First. DISDAINFUL SCORN — Byron. I could not tame my nature down : for he Must serve...watch all time, and pry into all place, — And be Tv a living lie, — who would become A mighty thing amongst the mean; — and such The mass are —...
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The Principles of Elocution: With Exercises and Notations for Pronunciation ...

Alexander Melville Bell - Elocution - 1887 - 240 pages
...; Not by the old gradation, where each Second Stood heir to the First. DISDAINFUL SCORN. —Byron. I could not tame my nature down : for he Must serve...-watch all time, and pry into all place, — And be TN a living lie, — who would become A mighty thing amongst the mean ; — and such The mass are —...
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History of English Literature, Volume 4

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1890
...be so,—cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . . l 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: With Memoir and the Original Explanatory ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1891 - 720 pages
...could not tame my nature down ; for he [and sue — Must serve who fain would sway ; and soothe— at to sail the deeps — disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader— and of wolves. The lion is alone, and so am...
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Selections from the Poetry of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1900 - 412 pages
...mighty still. — But this is past, My thoughts mistook themselves. Abbot. And wherefore so ? Man. I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve...would become A mighty thing amongst the mean, and such 120 The mass are : I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves. The lion...
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Poetical Works of Lord Byron: The prisoner of Chillon. Poems of July ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...appear to be springing upwards from the bed of the waterfall] Man. I could not tame my nature down e for he Must serve who fain would sway ; and soothe,...become A mighty thing amongst the mean — and such 120 The mass are ; I disdained to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves. The lion...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...Staubbach, which, in certain aspects, appear to be springing upwards from the bed of the waterfall.] Man. I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve who fain would sway j and soothe, and sue, And watch all time, and pry into all place, And be a living Lie, who would become...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1904 - 923 pages
...but mighty still. — But this is past, My thoughts mistook themselves. Abbot. And wherefore so? Man. I should be Thy prey, and gorge thine eaglets ; thou disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves. The lion is alone, and so am...
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History of English Literature...

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1904
...so, — cross'd me in my path, I felt myself degraded back to them, And was all clay again. . . .l I could not tame my nature down ; for he Must serve...become A mighty thing amongst the mean, and such The moss are ; I disdain'd to mingle with A herd, though to be leader — and of wolves. ... * tie lives...
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