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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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The Meaning of Witchcraft

Gerald Brosseau Gardner, Gerald B. Gardner - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 288 pages
...Friesland been Christians, their names would probably have been handed down to posterity as heroes; For how can man die better Than facing fearful odds For...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods? Thomas of Cantimpre, writing in the year 1258, admits that paganism was still existent in Germany in...
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Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850, Volume 2

Christopher John Murray - Romanticism - 2004 - 1277 pages
..."Horatius" provides an example: To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can men die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods. While his work extols Roman themes, it differs from other British poets enamored of Rome in that Macaulay...
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Voices Over Water

Ann Herlong-Bodman - Fiction - 2004 - 211 pages
...only worth keeping that we may perform the duties belonging to it. Death comes but one to all, Then how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers, And the temple of his gods." Lord Macaulay's poem, "Horatio at the Bridge." Sarah recognized it. The applause...
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Leadership in the Indian Army: Biographies of Twelve Soldiers

V K Singh - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 417 pages
...efforts. We must not falter — we must not fail them. 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. So forward friends, fearless we go to Jhangar. India expects everyone to do his duty. Operation VIJAY...
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Miscellaneous Essays and Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay - Philosophy - 2005 - 552 pages
...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, xxvni. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at...
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Sons of Privilege: The Charleston Light Dragoons in the Civil War

W. Eric Emerson - History - 2005 - 192 pages
...I owe much. For their smiles, laughter, affection, and love, I am eternally grateful. INTRODUCTION For the ashes of his fathers, And the Temples of his Gods. Inscription, Charleston Light Dragoons Monument Magnolia Cemetery is the most prominent Civil War burial...
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The Afghan

Frederick Forsyth - Fiction - 2006 - 343 pages
...There was a verse the boys used to chant together: 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. "If I can die shahid — in the service of His jihad, of course," he replied. The dhow master considered...
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The Peloponnesian War: Athens, Sparta, and the Struggle for Greece

Nigel Bagnall - History - 2006 - 318 pages
...Tiber bridge and saving Rome from the Etruscans: 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? The Athenians now had nearly their entire force, naval and military, concentrated together, and they...
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The Battalion: The Dramatic Story of the 2nd Ranger Battalion in World War II

Robert W. Black - History - 2006 - 354 pages
...out spoke 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" — Thomas Babington Macaulay, "Horatius at the Bridge" December 1944 found the Allied forces primarily...
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Plumes

Laurence Stallings - History - 2006 - 353 pages
...listen to Debussy or Brahms again. The plunge back into reality always was more ter-rible. CHAPTER IX "And how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods." THE Plumes shared in one of the many Washington functions that Spring. Esme felt no desire to hear...
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