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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 Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61

1847
...than the blunt declaration by Horatius of his readiness to keep the bridge : " Then out spoke bold Horatius, The captain of the gate : ' To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon órlate; And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the...
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Readings in science and literature

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
...bullets they did send ; And may all other duels have That upshot in the end ! HOOD. OFFEK OF HORATIUS.1 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 ! " Hew down the...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 pages
...lambios, with an additional syllable. Then out' spake brave' Hora'tius, The Captain of the Gate : To ev'ry man upon this earth, , Death cometh soon or late ! And how' can man' die bet'ter Than facing fearful odds For the ash'es of his fa'thers, And the temple of his Gods'! MACAULAT....
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...Adapted from Macmlay . 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...the bridge, what hope to save the town ? " Then out spoke brave Horatius, the Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth death cometh, soon or...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...sires have marched to Rome. [Horatins offers to defend the Bridge.] Then out spake brave Horatins, The captain of the gate : 'To every man upon this...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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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...what deeds are done in Borne. 26. HORATIUS AT THE BRIDGE. Adapted from Macmtay. Then out spoke brave Horatius, the Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth death cometh, soon or late. Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the spced ye may ; I, with two more to help me, will hold...
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Official Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the State ..., Volume 2

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention, Harvey Fowler - 1853
...lives for the safety and protection of that country, and for the loved ones who make happy its homes. " To every man upon this earth Death cometh, soon or late; And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the altars of his country, And for his country's gods! " This is the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 1; Volume 37

1853
...there is no chance left of keeping them out of possession of the town. ' Then out spake brave Horatias, The captain 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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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
...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 ?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

1854
...camp what deeds are done in Home 26. HORATIUS AT THE RRIDGE. Adapted from Mocmlay. Then oat spoke brave Horatius, the Captain of the gate : ' To every man upon this earth death cometh, soon or late. Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the speed ye may ; 1, with two more to help me, will hold...
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