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" On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide. A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire... "
The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby]. - Pagina 7
door Samuel Johnson - 1825
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Selections from the British Poets: From Beattie to Campbell

1843
...on medals, or on stones decay. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How inst liis iinoes, let Swedish Charles decide ; A frame of adamant, a...wide domain, Unconquer'd lord of pleasure and of pain ; No joys to him pacific sceptres yield, War sounds the trump, he rushes to the field ; Behold surrounding...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...dear-bought right convey To ruft on medals, or on stones decay. On what foundations stands the warrior's ses below herself from caprice. The truth must out...house P She is, in all probability, your wife's cou Unconquered lord of pleasure and of pain. No joys to him pacific sceptres yield, War sounds the trump,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...dear-bought right convey To rust on medals, or on stones decay. On what foundations stands the warrior's powers, who Unconquered lord of pleasure and of pain. No joys to him pacific sceptres yield, War sounds the trump,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...beneath misfortune's blow, With louder ruin to the gulfs below. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes let Swedish Charles decide....of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labours tire ; 1 Menial lord — the lord of the menials, the steward of the household. O'er love, o'er fear, extends...
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A Manual of Ancient and Modern History ...

William Cooke Taylor - 1845 - 797 pagina’s
...best comment on the life of that adventurous warrior : — " On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes, let Swedish Charles decide...adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire ; O'er love, o'er fear, extends his wide domain, Unconqnered lord of pleasure and of pain;...
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His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature

Ann Messenger - 1986 - 271 pagina’s
...Hannibal, in thirty-two of his best and most memorable lines. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride, How just his hopes let Swedish Charles decide;...domain, Unconquer'd lord of pleasure and of pain; No joys to him pacific scepters yield, War sounds the trump, he rushes to the field; Behold surrounding...
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Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...Foundation stands the Warrior's Pride?" (VHW 191). Charles' personality is the key to his entire career: A Frame of Adamant, a Soul of Fire, No Dangers fright...Domain, Unconquer'd Lord of Pleasure and of Pain; [ VHW 193-96] The above quatrain skillfully interweaves the image of the "Lord" with his "Domain."...
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Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington, D.C., Volume 18

Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.) - 1915
...Concerning him, the poet's hyperbole about King Charles of Sweden might have been used with aptness : "A frame of adamant, a soul of fire, No dangers fright him, and no labors tire." His career was one of incessant toil and struggle, and service mainly for others. He...
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Byron: Selected Poetry and Prose

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1995 - 400 pagina’s
...Lonsdale, 1984. pp. 319-20. Cf. Critical commentary, p. 353. On what foundation stands the warrior's pride? How just his hopes let Swedish Charles decide;...of fire. No dangers fright him and no labours tire . . . 'Think nothing gained,' he cries, 'till naught remains, On Moscow's walls till Gothic standards...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 302 pagina’s
...of Lead, more powerful than they, persuaded him to be quiet. On what Foundation stands the Warrior's Pride? How just his Hopes, let Swedish Charles decide;...Dangers fright him, and no Labours tire; O'er Love, o'er Force, extends his wide Domain, Unconquer'd Lord of Pleasure and of Pain; No Joys to him pacific Scepters...
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