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" That they should take who had the power, And they should keep who can. "
The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott - Página 31
de Walter Scott - 1848
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Researches in the south of Ireland, with an appendix [by J. Adams ...

Thomas Crofton Croker, Jane Adams (of co. Wexford.) - 1824
...that gave the right of possession to the strongest; as a living poet has happily defined it: " the simple plan, That they should take, who had the power, And they should keep who can" — a custom finally abolished by James I., in 1605. From this event perhaps the present Irish...
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Researches in the South of Ireland: Illustrative of the Scenery ...

Thomas Crofton Croker - 1824 - 393 páginas
...that gave the right of possession to the strongest; as a living poet has happily defined it: " the simple plan, That they should take, who had the power, And they should keep who can" — a custom finally abolished by James I., in 1605. From this event perhaps the present Irish...
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The annals of Jamaica, Volume 1

George Wilson Bridges - 1828
...profession, as long as the Spanish cattle and swine pens were stocked, and at their service : _____ — The good old rule Sufficed them — the simple plan, That they should take, who have the power, And they should keep— who can. The first land-marauder was an Englishman, of...
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Periodical Criticism, Volume 4

Sir Walter Scott - 1835
...importance, and bore to those under whom they lived very nearly the same relation which the Humsauyas, described by Mr Elphinstone, bear to the Ooloss, or...should take who had the power, And they should keep who can." 1 But the more prudent chiefs had now learned that there was a world beyond the mountains, and...
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Periodical criticism, Volume 20

Sir Walter Scott - 1835
...trough." The most powerful of the Highland chiefs became in latter times frequenters of the Scottislt court, and often obtained from the monarchs grants...should take who had the power, And they should keep who can."1 But the more prudent chiefs had now learned that there was a world beyond the mountains, and...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Periodical criticism

Sir Walter Scott - 1835
...ind< the excuse of such authority towards the < party, who lived in a state of society in ' perior force necessarily constituted right. " For why ? —...should take who had the power, And they should keep who can."1 But the more prudent chiefs had nov that there was a world beyond the mounl that there were...
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Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier

Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1837 - 432 páginas
...could on the subjects of the King of Spain. This doctrine was very popular in England, where still -" the good old rule Sufficed them, the simple plan, That they should take who have the power, And they should keep who can." • Hawkins' Personal Narrative, in Hakluyt, vol....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1816
...frequenters of the Scottish court, and often obtained from the monarchs grants of lands and jurisdiction, which, at convenient times, they failed not to use...efforts, owing to the weakness of the government, were but transient and desultory ; yet the great houses of Argyle, Hun.tley, Athole, and others, whose rank...
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History of the County of Fife: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 3

John M. Leighton, James Stewart - 1840
...seem to have acted very much on the principles which, according to Wordsworth, influenced Bob Roy, " That they should take who had the power, And they should keep who can." t P. 204. J Many of these existed very recently. In several of the charters from the superior,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays ...

Walter Scott - 1841
...lived in a state of society in which superior force necessarily constituted right. " For why?—because the good old rule Sufficed them; the simple plan That they should take who had the power, Aud they should keep who can."* But the more prudent chiefs had now learned that there was a world...
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