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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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After Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery's Letters to Ephraim Weber, 1916-1941

Lucy Maud Montgomery, Hildi Froese Tiessen, Paul Tiessen, Ephraim Weber - Literary Collections - 2006 - 288 pages
...modern hysterics. What a swing and fire 'Horatius' has — what dramatic intensity from first to last! 'How can man die better than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers and the temple of his gods?' The pacifists have not invented any conclusive answer to that yet. But then there...
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On the Shores of the Great Sea, Book I of the Story of the World

M. B. Synge - History - 2013 - 212 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. ' Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; I, with two more to help me, Will hold...
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Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick

John W. Hurley - History - 2007 - 376 pages
...(15) See King, 1998, p. 31. (16) The complete quote, often cited by IRA men of the next generation is: "And how can man die better, than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods." See Ernie O'Malley, The Singing Flame, p. 101. (17) Sheehan, 1905, pp. 3-9. (18) King, 1998, p. 33....
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Shillelagh: The Irish Fighting Stick

John W. Hurley - History - 2007 - 376 pages
...(15) See King, 1998, p. 31. (16) The complete quote, often cited by IRA men of the next generation is: "And how can man die better, than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods." See Ernie O'Malley, The Singing Flame, p. 101. (17) Sheehan, 1905, pp. 3-9. (18) King, 1998, p. 33....
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The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome

Susan Wise Bauer - History - 2007 - 896 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...For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods?"'5 Gallant though it may have been, the defense of the bridge did not end the Etruscan attack....
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Fields of Fire: An Atlas of Ethnic Conflict

Stuart Notholt - Social Science - 2008 - 210 pages
...www.ethnic-conflict.info An Atlas of Ethnic Conflict Standard Edition www.ethnic-conflict.info "And how con Man die better Than facing fearful odds For the Ashes of his Fathers And the Temples of his Gods" 'Horatius' Thomas Babington Macaulay About the Author Stuart Notholt is a writer and business analyst...
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