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" Trust me, Clara Vere de Vere, From yon blue heavens above us bent, The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts arc more than coronets, And simple faith than... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 188
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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Science and Christian Thought

John Duns - Religion and science - 1899 - 330 pages
...extent been successful in diverting men's attention from what ought to be the highest aims of life : " Howe'er it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble to be good." The direction in which this disturbing influence tends is to separate man from man. It is a fact, which...
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The Freemasons' Magazine and Masonic Mirror, Volume 18

1868 - 538 pages
...vain that we ventured to quote Tennyson's " Lady Clara Veré de Veré " to our brother — " Howe'cr it be, it seems to me 'Tis only noble to be good, Kind hearts are more than corónete, And simple faith than Norman blood." Bro. Sarchet will never believe that anything superior...
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Murby's English grammar and analysis, taught simultaneously

John Robertson (LL.D., of Upton Park sch.) - 1869 - 136 pages
...the snow would melt, and the sun come out on high, I long to see a flower sO, before the day I die. Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind words are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. There is some soul of goodness in...
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Wanderings in Devon

William Henry Hamilton Rogers - Devon (England) - 1869 - 238 pages
...such aggravated horrors to the withering glance of merciful indignation, a century afterwards — " Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good." But apropos of Sir Bernard. Let not the visitor who comes this way, after he has looked at Ashe, forget...
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Speeches, literary and social. With chapters on 'Charles Dickens as a letter ...

Charles Dickens - 1870 - 406 pages
...cool of the evening, down, to the day when a Poet-Laureate sang — " Trust me, Clara Vere de Vere, From yon blue heaven above us bent The gardener Adam...and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent," at all times and in all ages gardens have been amongst the objects of the greatest interest to mankind....
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 38

Literature - 1889 - 1028 pages
...become a lover says to the lady of high degree : Trust me, Clara Vere de Vere, From yon blue heavens above us bent The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. In later editions this was altered to " The grand old gardener and his wife." But in this form the...
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Never mind; or, The lost home. Also, The good scholar, and other stories

Mary Bennett - 1870 - 226 pages
...Lena was resolved to go, carrying with her only the best ambition, coveting only " the best gifts." " Howe'er it be, it seems to me *Tis only noble to be good ; Kind words are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood." "To me," said her mother, joining...
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Literature and Life

Edwin Percy Whipple - Authors - 1871 - 350 pages
...sin, as the miner and cotton -spinner; — though nothing would seem to be more evident than that " From yon blue heaven above us bent, The gardener Adam...and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent." But we need not cross the Atlantic to discover these division lines between the vulgar little and the...
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The Poetical Works

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1872 - 498 pages
...noble birth. Trust me, Clara Vere de Vere, From yon blue heavens above us bent The grand old gardener and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only^noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood, I know...
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Companion Poets: Illustrated. Longfellow's Household Poems. Tennyson's Songs ...

1871 - 314 pages
...noble birth. Trust me, Clara Vere do Vere, From yon blue heavens above us bent The grand old gardener and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'T is only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood....
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