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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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The Eclectic Review

1855
...Macaulay's words, and you have the feeling that now thrills through thousands of good and peaceful men ' To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late ; And how can mun die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ?'...
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Lays of Ancient Rome: With Ivry, and the Armada

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 181 pages
...little fist. 4 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 will he upon us Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, -What hope to save the...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...Porsena took the fort of Janiculum, and compelled the Romans to retreat over the bridge into the city. 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 PRIMARY STANDARD SPEAKER.

EPES SARGENT - 1857
...above the skies, And sing thy praise in heaven ! HORATIUS OFFERS TO DEFEND THE BRIDGE. THEN outspake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every...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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A series of graduated exercises adapted to Morel's Grammar and analysis

John Daniel Morell - 1857
...morning. Answer every man directly. Alas, sir ! are you here ? I am extremely sorry for him. Then outspake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. [29. Point out, in the following sentences,...
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English Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1858 - 381 pages
...this extract the accented lines are composed of three Iambics, with an additional syllable. 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 ofhisgods ? MAOAULAY. IAMBIC...
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The Ladies' Reader: Designed for the Use of Ladies' Schools and Family ...

John William Stanhope Hows - 1860 - 425 pages
...Mamilius, Prince of the Latian name ; And by the left false Sextus, That wrought the deed of shame. But the consul's brow was sad And the consul's speech...bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, Then out spake brave Horatius. The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh...
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Lord Macaulay, His Life and Writings; Being the Substance of Two Lectures ...

Henry George John Clements - 1860 - 138 pages
...break the bridge; Yet something must be done, or Rome is lost ! The moment is one of terrible suspense. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: "To every man upon this earth Death coiucth soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers,...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1861 - 538 pages
...bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ?" 2. 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 /athers , And the temples of his gods ? 3. " Hew down...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1862 - 538 pages
...STOUT OF HOEATIUS. 1. Bur 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 ?" 2. Then ont spoke brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : "To every man upon this earth Death...
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