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A Life of John Davis, the Navigator, 1550-1605: Discoverer of Davis Straits - Page 10
by Sir Clements Robert Markham - 1889 - 301 pages
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Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

1804
...death were a continual commentary on his own generous maxim, That he is not ivorthy to live at all, who for fear or danger of death shunneth his country's...since death is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal."i * After the death of Sir H. Gilbert's father, his mother married Walter Raleigh of Fardel,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Ralegh with Some Account of the Period in ...

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1830 - 496 pages
...only the precept of Sir Humphrey, but his rule of conduct, " That he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's service, or his own honour ; for death is inevitable, and fame immortal." In consonance with this noble maxim, but exercising...
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The American Common-place Book of Prose: A Collection of Eloquent and ...

1832 - 468 pages
...dcem.ng, as said one of their company, that " he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear of danger or death, shunneth his country's service or his own honour...death is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal." If these were the fervours of enthusiasm, it was an enthusiasm kindled and fed by the holy flame that...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...town of St. Louis, 1737. He is not worthy to live at all, who for fear or danger of death sliunncth his country's service, or his own honour ; since death is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal. Gilbert'* Maxim. 603 X. SEPTEMBER. Broke from the fetters of hi> native land. Devoting shame and vengeance...
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Hope Leslie: Or, Early Times in the Massachusetts, Volume 1

Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1842
...deeming, as said one of their company, that " he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear of danger or- death, shunneth his country's service or his own honour,...death is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal." If these were the fervours of enthusiasm, it was an enthusiasm kindled and fed by the holy flame that...
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Memoirs of the Naval Worthies of Queen Elizabeth's Reign: Of Their Gallant ...

John Barrow - 1845 - 495 pages
...close of his discourse on the North-west Passage, Sir Humphrey says, " He is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's...is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal."* It may safely be observed, that the exertions and adventures of the Northern Worthies were not made...
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The Pioneer Heroes of the New World: From the Earliest Period (982) to the ...

Henry Howard Brownell - 1855 - 720 pages
...enterprise. He perished in the pursuance of his own exalted maxim: "That he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's service, or his own honor; for death is inevitable and fame immortal." Undismayed by the loss of his brother, and the misfortunes...
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Sir Walter Raleigh and the Period in which He Lived--

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1856 - 287 pages
...only the precept of Sir Humphrey, but his rule of conduct, " That he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's service, or his own honor ; for death is inevitable, and fame immortal." In consonance with this noble maxim, but exercising...
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The English in America

Henry Howard Brownell - 1863
...enterprise. He perished in the pursuance of his own exalted maxim: 'That he is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's service or his own honor; for death is inevitable and fame immortal.'"* * Discoverers, ike., of America. CHAPTER !V. THE...
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The Intellectual Observer, Volume 7

1865
...expedition to the Arctic regions, can never be too often repeated : — " He is not worthy to live at all, who, for fear or danger of death, shunneth his country's...death is inevitable, and the fame of virtue immortal." Let it once be shown that an expedition of discovery will add to the sum of human knowledge, that it...
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