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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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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms, with a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1873 - 796 pages
...with an additional syllable. Then out' spake brave' Hora'tius, Tin captain of the gate : 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 of his gods? MACAULAV....
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...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 will be apon us Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hupe to save the town...
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A manual of expressive reading

John Daniel Morell - 1874 - 308 pages
...they sat all night and day, For every hour some horseman came with tidings of dismay. " Their van3 will be upon us before the bridge goes down ; And...Horatius, the Captain of the Gate, " To every man upon b this earth death cometh soon or late : HOW HORATIUS KEPT THE BRIDGE. 139 And how can man die better...
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The model elocutionist, by A. Comstock and J.A. Mair

Andrew Comstock - 1874
...after these events.] 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 cometh...
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An Analysis of the English Language, Or, The Elements of Sentences in Their ...

Samuel Stillman Greene - 1874 - 323 pages
...till your proud heart break, Go, show your slaves how choleric you are, And make your bondmen tremble. 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 ?" Truth crushed...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...pain to the bear, but because it gave pleasure to the spectators.1 History of England. Vol. i. Ch. 2. 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 ? Lays of Ancient...
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Little Classics, Volumes 13-14

Rossiter Johnson - 1875
...its little fist. 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 P " Then, out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay: Speeches. Lays of ancient Rome. Miscellaneous poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1875
...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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The Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

1875
...its little fist. 9. 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? " 10. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1875 - 608 pages
...little fist xxvi. But the Consul's brow was sad, And the Consul's speech was low, And daik y looked he at the wall, And darkly at the foe. "Their van...they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the tuwn ? " Then out spake brave Horntius, The captain of the gate: " To every man upon this earth Death...
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