For forms of government let fools contest; / 40 whate'er is best administered is best.
This whate'er men say, says a great deal more than it seems.
Hide this within thy bosom, and return, whate'er thy purpose, mistress of it all.
You may call him an imp,Or a gnome or a sprite; And whate'er you call himYou are sure to be right.
Peace be with all, whate'er their varying creeds,With all who send up holy thoughts on high.
Such men as Crozier have compensations for "whate'er they lack."
But here are Noble Lords unflinchingly serving their country, remaining at their post, whate'er betide.
In sooth was doomed to perish / whate'er in flight the same did reach.
I ween, whate'er was given / by knight it doth in worth excel.
And shame me not for nought, I'll freely own whate'er amiss, Or blameful I have wrought.