Troops

Famous quotes containing the word troops:

    I have lived long enough: my way of life
    Is fallen into the sere, the yellow leaf;
    And that which should accompany old age,
    As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends,
    I must not look to have.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    O, now for ever
    Farewell the tranquil mind, farewell content,
    Farewell the plumèd troops and the big wars
    That makes ambition virtue! O, farewell!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    But, where the road runs near the stream,
    Oft through the trees they catch a glance
    Of passing troops in the sun’s beam—
    Pennon, and plume, and flashing lance!
    Forth to the world those soldiers fare,
    To life, to cities, and to war!
    Matthew Arnold (1822–1888)