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What is a firm hand to me, of what use to me is this astonishing power if I cannot change the order of things, if I cannot make th ...
Then I have seen by Time's fell hand defaced
The rich proud cost of outworn buried age;
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"Pop" Wyman ruled here with a firm but gentle hand; no drunken man was ever served at the bar; no married man was allowed to play ...
A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helpin ...
What generous beliefs console
The brave whom Fate denies the goal!
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To rule is not so much a question of the heavy hand as the firm seat.
Great God! I ask thee for no meaner pelf
Than that I may not disappoint myself;
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His hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him.
Rhymes, meters, stanza forms, etc., are like servants. If the master is fair enough to win their affection and firm enough to comm ...
My Christian friends, in bonds of love, whose hearts in sweetest union join,
Your friendship's like a drawing band, yet we mu
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