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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 Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1862 - 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...the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ? 3. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

Robert Inglis (bookseller) - 1862
...; * To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. 498 GLEANINGS FIVOM THE ENGLISH POETS. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds,...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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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers ..., Volume 16

1862
...Ixxly-guard of porters, who are drilled to act like soldiers too, if need should be. And if man could e'er Die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods, 'Twould surely be in keeping Our money safe and sound In notes, and gold, and surer Upon Tom Tiddler's...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863
...spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate : " To every man upon this earth Death coraeth 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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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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, 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 Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1863
...success, I will commence a great work if I die in the attempt. For as once spoke bravo Horatius, — " ' And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds,...the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ? "' But have you forgotten these words, " What shall it profit a man if he should gain the whole world,...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, what hope to save the town ? " 2. And how ean man die better than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his god*. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, will...
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Synthesis of the English Sentence, Or, An Elementary Grammar on the ...

J. M. B. Sill - English language - 1863 - 231 pages
...an adnominal infinitive limiting hope. (See 391, 71.) And how can 37 man die M better Than facing 39 fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods, 28. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her...
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A Book of Golden Deeds of All Times and All Lands

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Children's literature - 1864 - 454 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...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 1 1 is baby at...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

1864
...spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Gate : 1 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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