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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 Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1866
...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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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...THE TUSCAN ARMY. 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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A Book of Golden Deeds: Of All Times and All Lands

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1866 - 478 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...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 works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volume 8

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...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...
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Poetical readings and recitations, by R. and T. Armstrong

Robert Armstrong (master of Madras coll) - 1866
...to the brim, Was aught ever heard like his fiddle and him ? THE HIGH TONE OF BRAVERY AND CONFIDENCE. 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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 5

Penny readings - 1866
...sepulchre there by the sea, In her tomb by the sounding sea. HORATICS KEEPS THE BRIDGE. LORD 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...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 51

1866
...Macaulay had these lines in his mind, when, in perhaps his finest ballad, he wrote : 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, And for the aged...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...For, since Janiculum is lost, Nought else can save the town." ***** Then out spake brave Hpratius, 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 Sods ? ***** " Hew down...
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The Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1867 - 210 pages
...What hope to save the town ': n XXVII. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: j " 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, XXVIII. " And for...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South. 1860-1865

Frank Moore - 1867 - 560 pages
...more solemn funeral never took place in the old town. The sorrow was universal. Loyal men thought : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late ; And where can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of...
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