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" But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. " Their van will be upon us Before the bridge goes down; And if they once may win the bridge. What hope to save the town... "
The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution - Page 135
by John Connery - 1861 - 395 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine

1847
...keep the bridge : " Then ont spoke bold Horatins, The captain of the gate : ' To every man npon this earth Death cometh soon or late ; And how can man die better Than facing fearfnl odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods?'" Not one other...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the -.vail, And darkly at the foe: " Their van will be upon us...of the gate: " To every man upon this earth Death comcth soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

1842
...execration greets Sextus ; but the consul despairs of destroying the bridge before the enemy comes on. " Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the...Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods. And for the tender...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 191 pages
...little fist. 26. But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. " Their van...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ? " H 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...little fist. 26. But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked hi at the wall, And darkly at the foe. "Their van will...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: " To every man upon this earth Death cometh...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1843 - 191 pages
...Before the bridge goes down; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the...Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods, 28. " And for the...
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Jugel's universal magazine, ed. by F.A. Catty

1843
...its little fist. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech was low; And darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. ' Their van will be upon us Before the bridge goes down ; VOL. I. 20 And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?' Then out spake brave...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...woman But spate towards him and hiss'd ; Mo child but acream'd out curses, And shook its little 6st. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town 1" Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...acquired the name of Subliciux from the wooden piles which supported it. After the achieveThen out spoke brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every...this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can men die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods....
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...town arose. On the house-tops was no woman But spate towards him and hiss'd ; No child but scream'd out curses, And shook its little fist. / But the consul's...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ?" " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing...
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