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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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Documents from Simancas Relating to the Reign of Elizabeth (1558-1568)

Tomás González - Great Britain - 1865 - 112 pages
...reading the records of deeds of consummate skill, disciplined courage, and unyielding resolution I " And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds,...the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods ?" The ages return upon their cycles. Ariosto and that chivalrous enthusiast Marc de Vulson, Sieur...
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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 5

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1866
...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...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

1866
...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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The Advanced Reader

Readers - 1866 - 400 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, WiU hold...
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A Book of Golden Deeds: Of All Times and All Lands

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Virtues - 1866 - 478 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 His baby at her...
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Poetical readings and recitations, by R. and T. Armstrong

Robert Armstrong (master of Madras coll) - 1866
...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...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, Will hold...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...spake brave Hpratius, 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 Sods ? ***** " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; In yon strait path a thousand...
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Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865

Frank Moore - United States - 1866 - 560 pages
...universal. Loyal men thought : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon 01 late ; And where can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods ! " Indiana's Roll of Honor. INCIDENT OF CHICKAMAUGA. — On the first day of the engagement, Captain...
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The Home Book of Pleasure and Instruction

Laura Valentine - Amusements - 1867 - 567 pages
...Horatius, Th« captain of the gate, ' To every man upon this earth lii-iitl i cometh sunn or later. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples or his Gods? " ' Hew down the bridge. Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may : I, with two more to help...
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