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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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1862 - 558 pages
...Adapttt Jrom Macmlof. 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...goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, what h:>pe to save tho town T ' 28 Then out spoke brave Horatius, the Captain of the gate : To every...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...attending his literary labours, and he died on 20th December 1859. FROM THE LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME.'* THEN out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the...every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. 498 GLEANINGS FIVOM THE ENGLISH POETS. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 364 pages
...be demolished.] 1. 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. And how ean man die better than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, and the temples...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...carry forests on my back, Neither can you crack a nut." FROM " LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME." Macaulay. 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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Synthesis of the English Sentence, Or, An Elementary Grammar on the ...

J. M. B. Sill - 1863 - 231 pages
...little fist. I 26. But the Consul's brow was sad, i And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. " Their van...Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may M win the bridge, What M hope to save M the town ?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...Consul roundly : " The bridge must straight go down ; For, since Janiculum is lost, Nought else can save the town." ***'* Then out spake brave Horatius,...of the Gate : " To every man upon this earth Death coraeth soon or late. And how can man -die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers,...
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A grammar of the French language: Exercises

Henri van Laun - 1863
...meanwhile thought this victory decisive. 13. He often moints his father's horses. 14. Then out spake (the) brave Horatius, the captain of the gate, to every man upon this earth, death cometh soon or late. 15. He will very likely go to Paris this simmer. 16. I have seen him everywhere. 17. Above all, let...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1864
...11.10. In verse. " 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...out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate : 1 To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing...
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A Book of Golden Deeds: Of All Times and All Lands

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1864 - 454 pages
...along the sky. " 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...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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The Advanced Reader

1866 - 400 pages
...events recorded : 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...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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