The Art of Tetman Callis Lit & Crit,Other Stuff Stiff upper lips and all that

Stiff upper lips and all that

“Though prudence, intrepidity and perseverance united are not exempted from the blows of adverse fortune, yet in a long series of transactions they usually rise superior to its power, and in the end rarely fail of proving successful.” — from The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Vol. XIV, Ch. VII

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