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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 PRIMARY STANDARD SPEAKER.

EPES SARGENT - 1857
...outspake 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...the 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, Willhold...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...outspake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon the 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. " And for the tender mother " Who dandled him to rest, " And for the wife who nurses " His baby at...
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English Language in Its Elements and Forms: with a History of Its Origin and ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1858 - 381 pages
...composed of three Iambics, with an additional syllable. 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 ofhisgods ? — MAOAULAY. IAMBIC TETRAMETER. Formula xa X 4. 499. In the following the law...
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The Ladies' Reader: Designed for the Use of Ladies' Schools and Family ...

John William Stanhope Hows - Elocution - 1860 - 425 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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Lord Macaulay, his Life and Writings. Being the substance of two lectures ...

Henry George John Clements - 1860 - 138 pages
...spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate: "To every man upon this earth Death coiucth soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods, "And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her breast,...
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The Standard Fourth Reader for Public and Private Schools ..., Issue 4, Part 2

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1861 - 336 pages
...outspake brave Horatius,11 the captain of the gate : " To every man upon the 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? 2. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, will...
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My heart's in the Highlands, by the author of 'The nut-brown maids'.

Henrietta Keddie - 1861 - 434 pages
...and with the old frankness and eagerness. The lines were not written— the heroic lines — ' Can a man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ?' but they may have been felt even by a Highland laird, battered and bruised spiritually in his day,...
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The fifth reader of the School and family series

Marcius Willson - Nature - 1861 - 538 pages
...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 odds For the ashes of his /athers , And the temples of his gods ? 3. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better 136 THE NEW SPEAKER. For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods ? " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her...
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