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" It is well to remain content with things as they are ; or, in other words, it is better to bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not of. "
Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Territorial Bar Association of Utah - Page 28
by Territorial Bar Association of Utah - 1895
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Annual Report of the Board of Education Together with the ..., Volume 28

Massachusetts. Board of Education - Education - 1865
...labyrinth of difficulties from which extrication will be impossible, and, further, it has been urged that it is " better to bear the ills we have than to fly to those we know not of," until down has come the ponderous trip-hammer of "long-established usage," crushing...
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Journal of the Missouri State Convention Held at Jefferson City, July, 1861

Missouri. Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1861 - 36 pages
...once, and acknowledge themselves, by their own act, subjugated. It is better, sir, in my opinion, " to bear the ills we have than to fly to others we know not of." I have stated my views thus succinctly, and that is all that I desire. I shall leave the question to...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 110

English literature - 1861
...power with the English mind — practical success. Whatever our anomalies or our differences may be, it is better to bear the ills we have, than to fly to others whose full bitterness we know in the calamities of a kindred nation. But cheering as is the tone of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1861
...power with the English mind — practical success. Whatever our anomalies or our differences may be, it is better to bear the ills we have, than to fly to others whose full bitterness we know in the calamities of a kindred nation. But cheering as is the tone of...
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Essays and Lectures on Social and Political Subjects

Henry Fawcett, Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett - Economics - 1872 - 368 pages
...The consequences of any change are uncertain. It is well to remain content with things as they are ; it is better to ' bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not of.' " But a Liberal professes not to be satisfied with the present state of things;...
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The Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General ...

David Nasmith - Conflict of laws - 1873 - 455 pages
...presumed, have experienced the other; and some, both. Most, perhaps imbued with the sentiment, " that it is better to bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not of," have resorted, at least in the first instance, to the latter expedient ; and...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review, Volume 5

Presbyterianism - 1876
...to be gained, and the price at which it is to be bought. In many cases it is better to ' bear those ills we have, than to fly to others we know not of.' Our fathers were not rash revolutionists. They brought themselves under the name and stigma, for a...
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the quiver: an illustrated magazine for sunday and general reading

- 1879
...and for the backbiter a back smiter." THE DISCONTENTED ASS ; OR, " A ROUJNG STONE GATHERS NO MOSS." "It is better to bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not of." So says Shakspeare, and the philosophy of it is so good and wise, that the quotation...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 22

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1880
...═ET:'═-- much more delay and expense. I would not have confidence in the Land Office ; otbrr? might. 21. " It is better to bear the ills we have than to fly to others that we know not <•!' " &c. The above idea has crystallized in many languages, in many ages, in many...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Sessions of the Texas Bar Association

Texas Bar Association - Bar associations - 1882
...States the propriety of calling a convention, said: "I have not made up my mind whether it would not be better to 'bear the ills we have than to fly to others we know not of.' I am, however, in no doubt about the weakness of the federal government. If it remains much longer...
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