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" Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. "
The works of Shakspere, revised from the best authorities: with a memoir and ... - Page 491
by William Shakespeare - 1843
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The Metaphysics of Death

John Martin Fischer - 1993 - 423 pages
...'Not now, Death.' " —Don Delillo, White Noise Rationality and the Fear of Death Jeffrie G. Murphy Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. — Shakespeare, Julius Caesar "To philosophize," writes Montaigne, "is to learn to die."1 This remark...
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Africa's Hidden Histories: Everyday Literacy and Making the Self

Karin Barber - 2006 - 451 pages
...his signature "tune" the passage from Julius Caesar that he quoted to the AIDS conference delegates: Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come, (ibid.) This proclivity for quoting Shakespeare characterized senior African National Congress leadership...
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Shakespeare and the Mannerist Tradition: A Reading of Five Problem Plays

Jean-Pierre Maquerlot - 1995 - 197 pages
...55-6 Give me my robe, for I will go. n, ii, 107 But he is stoical at the thought of his own death: Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. 1 1, ii, 32-7 His self-centredness is exorbitant: Decius, go tell them Caesar will not come. DEC. Most...
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Shakespeare's World of Death: The Early Tragedies

Richard Courtney - 1995 - 268 pages
...to his wife's fear and may be fearful himself. Caesar in his pride treats the omens as meaningless: Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. (32-37) He reiterates his fearlessness: Danger knows full well That Caesar is more dangerous than he....
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Julius Caesar

William Shakespeare - 1997 - 71 pages
...went to the Capitol that day. At last, to please Calphurnia, Caesar agreed to stay at home. CAESAR: Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. Mark Antony came in. Caesar teased him, saying that he had done well to get up after partying all night....
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A Sociobiology Compendium: Aphorisms, Sayings, Asides

Delbert D. Thiessen - 1998 - 151 pages
...in great danger; the greater therefore should our courage be. William Shakespeare English playwright Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant...death, a necessary end will come when it will come. William Shakespeare English playwright Ah, Hope ! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles,...
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Heart of a Wife: The Diary of a Southern Jewish Woman

Helen Jacobus Apte - 1998 - 222 pages
...thrilling. February 19, 1902 Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare (Tragedy) Sublime in theme and execution. "Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come." February 21, 1902 Herod — A Tragedy, by Stephen Phillips (Tragedy and Poetry) Seemed rather silly...
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The Human Stain: A Novel

Philip Roth - 2000 - 376 pages
...from the tiny enclosure of his East Orange home, Coleman had begun faintly to discern for what it was. Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. The word "valiant " as the preacher intoned it, stripped away Coleman's manly effort at sober, stoical...
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Julius Caesar

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - 2001 - 31 pages
...afraid of death. If it will please her, however, he agrees not to go to the Capitol. Caesar on death Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. Act ii Sc ii Hearing that Caesar is to remain at home, the conspirator Decius tells Caesar that this...
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The Plays of Shakespeare: A Thematic Guide

Victor L. Cahn - 2001 - 361 pages
...about going to the forum on the fateful Ides of March (the fifteenth), Caesar tries to allay her fears: Cowards die many times before their deaths, The valiant...death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. (II, ii, 32-37) Earlier we saw Caesar's superstition when he ordered Antony to touch Cleopatra during...
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