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" Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mar it; If you would have it well done, — I am only repeating your maxim, — You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others... "
The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems - Page 13
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 119 pages
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The Bristol magazine and West of England monthly review, Volume 2

1858 - 398 pages
...loneliness. In this state of mind, after enunciating the sage maxim that if you wish a thing to be well done, You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others." he, in the next breath, requests his secretary, John Aid en, to become his ambassador to a certain...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 724 pages
...house that is stricken by lightning, Thus made answer and spake, or rather stammered than answered : " Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle...repeating your maxim, — You must do it yourself, you mast not leave it to others I" But with the air of a man whom nothing can turn from his purpose, Gravely...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 27

1859 - 534 pages
...like many a one he tried to smile, " yet feeling his heart stand still in his bosom," and answers, " Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mat it, If yon would have it well done, — I am only repeating your maxim, Ton must do it yourself,...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 136 pages
...the battle of Something-or-other. That 's what I always say ; if you wish a thing to be well done, You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others ! " All was silent again ; the Captain continued his reading. Nothing was heard in the room but the...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - 1860 - 448 pages
...house that is stricken by lightning, Thus made answer and spake, or rather stammered than answered : " Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mar it ; It you would have it well done, — I am only repeating your maxim, — You must do it yourself,...
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Poems. New, complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1861 - 912 pages
...day. the battle of something-or-other. That's what I always say ; if you wish a thing to be well done. You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others ! " All was silent again ; the Captain continued his reading. Nothing was heard in the room but the...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1863 - 492 pages
...house that is stricken by lightning, Thus made answer and spake, or rather stammeretl than answered : " Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mar it ; If you would hare it well done, — I am only repeating your maxim, — You must do it yourself, you must not leave...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864 - 512 pages
...his heart stand still in his bosom, Thus made answer and spake, or rather stammered than answered : " Such a message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mar it ; If you would hare it well done, — I am ocly repeating your maxim, — Yon must do it yourself, you must not leave...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864 - 488 pages
...message as that, I am sure I should mangle and mar it ; If you would hare it well done, — I am ocly repeating your maxim, — You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others ! " _ But with the air of a man whom nothing can turn from his purpose, Gravely shaking his head, made...
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The complete poetical works [&c.].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1864 - 712 pages
...day, the battle of something-or-other. That's what I always say ; if you wish a thing to be well done, You must do it yourself, you must not leave it to others ! " All was silent again ; the Captain continued his reading. Nothing was heard in the room but the...
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