Quotation by Andrew Marvell

March indefatigably on,
And for the last effect
Still keep thy Sword erect:
Besides the force it has to fright
The Spirits of the shady Night;
The same Arts that did gain
A Pow'r must it maintain.
Andrew Marvell (1621–1678), British poet. An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland (l. 57–60). . .

The Complete Poems [Andrew Marvell]. Elizabeth Story Donno, ed. (1972, repr. 1985) Penguin.
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