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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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War Plays by Women: An International Anthology

Claire M. Tylee, Elaine Turner, Agnes Cardinal - 1999 - 225 pages
...Palestine. (POLLY clasps her hands.l POLLY And he a hero. Oh, Jack! EDIE (recitingl Then up spake hrave Horatius, The captain of the gate, To every man upon...earth Death cometh soon or late, And how can man die hetter Than facing fearful odds. For the ashes of his fathers, And the temple of his gods?" WIDOW TUESDAY...
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Boys' Heroes

Edward Everett Hale - 2001 - 192 pages
...will read this article, has read, and perhaps has told from the platform on " Declamation Day," that Then out spake brave Horatius The Captain of the Gate,...Death cometh, soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing dreadful odds For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods ! " It would be...
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At Custer's Side: The Civil War Writings of James Harvey Kidd

James Harvey Kidd - 2001 - 140 pages
...in their country's cause we need not waste time in idle lamentation. They are indeed fortunate, for To every man upon this earth 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. NOTES 1. Kidd refers...
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Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island

Gregory J. W. Urwin - 2002 - 754 pages
...Force Sub-Lt. Shigeyoshi Ozeki Imperial Japanese Navy (Patrol Boat PO Hisao Tsuji FACING FEARFUL ODDS Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: "To every man upon this earth Death comedi soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers,...
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Wicca for Life: The Way of the Craft -- From Birth to Summerland

Raymond Buckland - 2003 - 342 pages
...love, beloved, is unchanging. Lady Olwen, Gardenerian Book of Shadows 17 ~ Witchcraft and Death To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late, And how can man die better Than lacing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods? Horatius, Lays...
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Media Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire

Ken Auletta - 2004 - 205 pages
...nearby tables leaned forward to listen, he performed from memory parts of Thomas Macauley's "Horatius": 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. . . . Haul doum...
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Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850, Volume 2

Christopher John Murray - 2004 - 1277 pages
...in nineteenth century England as in Classical Rome. An extract from "Horatius" provides an example: To every man upon 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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Miscellaneous Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - 2005 - 552 pages
...little fist. xxvi. 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 ? " xxvii. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: " To every man upon this earth Death...
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Leadership in the Indian Army: Biographies of Twelve Soldiers

V K Singh - 2005 - 417 pages
...aspirations of our countrymen are based upon our efforts. We must not falter we must not fail them. To every man upon this Earth 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. So forward friends,...
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The Battalion: The Dramatic Story of the 2nd Ranger Battalion in World War II

Robert W. Black - 2006 - 354 pages
...They were finally off the line. CHAPTER TEN Castle Hill (Hill 400) December 1-10, 1944 Then out spoke brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: "To every...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" Thomas Babington...
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