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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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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 27

1843
...its little fist. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech was Ion- ; Ami darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. ' Their van...once may win the bridge. What hope to save the town 1 ' Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate ; ' To every man upon this earth Death cometh...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 336 pages
...Consul roundly : " The bridge must straight go down ; For, since Janic'ulum* is lost, Naught else can save the town." Then out spake brave Hora'tius, 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 ? 2. "Hew down...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...fast along the sky. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech was lowr And darkly looked eck, if they let him sleep on, In the grave 1 " Then outspake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 8

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871
...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...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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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And dark y looked he at the wall, v And darkly at the foe. "Their van will be upon us...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ? " XXVIt. Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate: "To every man upon this earth Death...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - 1871 - 336 pages
...Consul roundly : " The bridge must straight go down ; For, since Janic'ulum * is lost, Naught else can save the town." Then out spake brave Hora'tius, 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 ? 2. " Hew down...
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A book of golden deeds of all times and all lands. By the author of 'The ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1871
...was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. 1 Their van will be upon us Before the bridge goes down...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 Fifth Reader, Book 5

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1871 - 324 pages
...since Janic'ulum is lost, Naught else can save the town." Then out spake brave Hora'tius, The Captaiu of the Gate : " 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? 11. " Hew down...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - 1872 - 430 pages
...screamed out curses, 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. " And for the tender...
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Introductory Text-book of English Composition, Based on Grammatical Synthesis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1872 - 144 pages
...II. 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...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...
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