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" Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain 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... "
The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete - Page 469
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1871
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Boys' Heroes

Edward Everett Hale - Fiction - 2001 - 192 pages
...every man upon this earth Death cometh, soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing dreadful odds For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods ! " It would be rather an interesting thing to compare the different stories about the three who held...
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Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island

Gregory J. W. Urwin - History - 2002 - 754 pages
...out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: "To every man upon this earth Death comedi soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods." Thomas Babington Macaulay, "Horatius,' from Lays of Ancient Rome I THE PLACE * * * * * I "AN EPIC THAT...
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Chief Bowles and the Texas Cherokees

Mary Whatley Clarke - History - 2003 - 148 pages
...his warriors fled. Like Horatius at the bridge, that gallant Cherokee warrior might well have said: "And how can man die better, /Than facing fearful...ashes of his fathers/ And the temples of his gods." But Horatius was more fortunate.1 He held his bridge. Chief Bowles died on that field of battle, and...
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Reconstructing the Dreamland: The Tulsa Riot of 1921: Race, Reparations, and ...

Alfred L. Brophy - History - 2003 - 208 pages
...lost their heads and their hearts as well. Defending the Temples of Their Gods: Greenwood Bunkers Down And how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods? The Outlook59 But our boys who learned the lesson On the blood-stained soil of France How to fight...
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Queen of the Confederacy: The Innocent Deceits of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

Elizabeth Wittenmyer Lewis - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 253 pages
...speech with a stanza from Lord Macaulay's "Horatio at the Bridge." Death comes but once to all, Then how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods? " Cheers resounded and officers offered their arms to escort Lucy about the camp. She made the most...
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Patriotism: Quotations from Around the World

Herb Galewitz - Reference - 2003 - 64 pages
...to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good-bye. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR And how can a man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods? THOMAS MACAU i AY A fatherland is an association on the same soil of the living and the dead, with...
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Simbhoonath Capildeo: Lion of the Legislative Council Father of Hindu ...

Daurius Figueira - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 280 pages
...have to die for any country it is this country I have to die for—and how can man die better—'than facing fearful odds for the ashes of his fathers and the temples of his Gods?'" Capildeo has then no problem with affirming his nationality, his allegiance to Trinbago for him there...
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Awatere: A Soldier's Story

Arapeta Awatere, Hinemoa Ruataupare Awatere - Maori (New Zealand people) - 2003 - 498 pages
...Maaori. It is only in the dimensions thereof that people differ according to their respective cultures: And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of this fathers, And the temples of his gods? Thus spoke Lord Macauley of Horatius and his Roman attitude.2...
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Wicca for Life: The Way of the Craft -- From Birth to Summerland

Raymond Buckland - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2003 - 342 pages
...Death To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late, And how can man die better Than lacing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods? — Horatius, Lays of Ancient Rome Wtches are probably better equipped than most other people to deal...
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Media Man: Ted Turner's Improbable Empire

Ken Auletta - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 205 pages
...out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods. . . . Haul doum the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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