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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 Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

1872 - 504 pages
...the Consul's speech was low, And darkly looked he at the wall, and darkly at the foe. 464 HORATIUS. " Their van will be upon us before the bridge goes down...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 School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...the Tuscan Army. 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...to save the town ? " Then out spake brave Horatius, Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better The Captain of the Gate : " To every man upon...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...fast along the sky. But the consul's brow was sad, And the consul's speech was Iow5 And darkly looked arkly, The raiu came (lashing down, And the jagged...across the heaven, The fatal hour was come ; Yet a outspake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon...
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English Grammar for the Use of Schools

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1872
...result." LESSON XLIV. Now 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...once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ? LESSON XLV. Harold was crowned King of England on the very day of the Confessor's funeral. He had...
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The new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1873 - 324 pages
...of the City, they sat all night and day, For every hour some horseman came with tidings of dismay. " Their van will be upon us before the bridge goes down...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 Royal readers. (Roy. sch. ser.). Ser.3. No.1,2 [2 eds.], 4, Volume 6

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1873
...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...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...
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English verse for repetition, with notes by W.B. Stanford

William Bedell Stanford - 1873 - 104 pages
...willingness to die for their country, was a fact, and was what made Rome become great and powerful. XXVII. 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, XXVIII. " And for...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1873 - 789 pages
...bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ? " Then outspake told him what he might have been, Had he the drunkard's...my mother's side, And her crushed spirit cheer ; Than lacing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods Î " And for the...
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Lectures and Sermons

William Morley Punshon - 1873 - 378 pages
...upon yourselves : " 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...us Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once but win the bridge; What hope to save the town ? ' " Then out spake brave Hoiatius, The Captain of...
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The Fifth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1873 - 312 pages
...Consul roundly: " The bridge must straight go down; For, since Janic'ulum is lost, Naught else eau save the town." Then out spake brave Hora'tius, The...of the Gate : " To every man upon this earth Death comet h soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers,...
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