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" Those who approach the study of this interesting subject with unbiassed minds will readily perceive that there must have existed an early period of lawlessness, in which it was with women as with other kinds of property, " that he should take who had... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 65
1829
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 154

1881
...the time raised a laugh, and even caused the leader of the Opposition to quote the old couplet— ' That he should take who had the power, And he should keep who can ' — • it puts shortly and accurately the true position of the tenant. If such a cause as the competition...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map ...

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Scotland - 1842 - 500 pages
...some modern additions of various dates, — a formidable place in the rieving days, when it was held that " He should take who had the power, And he should keep who can. Hitherto the traveller will have observed the birch trees thickening as he proceeds, and here he will...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1844
...its bigotry and heathenism, the fighting barons of feudal times, whose digest of common law was, " That he should take who had the power, And he should keep who can ;" Pope Gregory, Hildebrand, William the Conqueror, Oliver Cromwell, and even the French Revolution...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1844
...its bigotry and heathenism, the fighting barons of feudal times, whose digest of common law was, " That he should take who had the power, And he should keep who can ;" Pope Gregory, Hildebrand, William the Conqueror, Oliver Cromwell, and even the French Revolution...
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Cabinet of Modern Art: A Collection of Twenty-five Subjects from Modern ...

American poetry - 1851 - 264 pages
...land relate the tale of flood and field, and the wild commotion of other days, when all men recognised the good old plan, that " He should take who had the...the mountain stream keep up a perpetual music, which harmonizes well with the rugged scene, and the scream of the eagle from its eyry among the rocks, accords...
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Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland

Scotland - 1851 - 543 pages
...modern additions of various dates,—a formidable place in the rieving days, when it was held that " Ho should take who had the power. And he should keep who can." Hitherto the traveller will have observed the birch trees thickening as he proceeds, and here he will...
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The land of the Kelt, Volume 1

Peter Paradox (pseud.) - 1860
...made, the residue confiscated to the Crown, in those good old days when the simple plan prevailed, " that he should take who had the power, and he should keep who can;" till the immediate predecessors of the present representative found themselves possessed of merely...
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The China magazine: a ... miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1868
...positively refused to sell anything to the intruders, and it was decided to follow out the old rule — " That he should take who had the power, And he should keep who can ; " But it happened that the Coreans had the best of the argument, for while the would be marauders...
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Monthly Packet, Volume 16

1873
...little about mutual injuries on the high seas, but to have acquiesced in the ' good old plan — ' 1 That he should take who had the power, And he should keep who cau.' But when a pretext for war was wanted, these little accidents assumed a graver character ; and...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Issue 71

Agriculture - 1876
...condition p'lvn'cil strengh determined the inequality of it» nuits— " That good old law— that simple plan That he should take who had the power— And he should keep who can " **• then inaugurated ; and, whilst brute strength has given plsee to mental culture in actuating...
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