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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.” — fromĀ The Cambridge History of English and American Literature, Vol. XIV, Ch. VII

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