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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 public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death coineth 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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A system of elocution based upon grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - 1869 - 432 pages
...spake 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 her breast."...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, what hope to save the town ? " 2. And how can man die better than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his gods. ft. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, will...
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Latin proverbs and quotations: With translations and parallel passages and a ...

Alfred Henderson - Proverbs, Latin - 1869 - 505 pages
...good fortune." Pro aris et focis. — For our altars and our hearths. " For God and our country." " How can man die better, Than facing fearful odds For...the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ?" MACAULAY. Pro dignitate cuique tribuatur. Cic. — Let each man have according to his deserts. Pro...
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Games for Family Parties and Children

Laura Valentine - Amusements - 1869 - 192 pages
...spake brave Iloratius, The captain of the gate, ' To every man upon this earth Death comcth soon or late.-. 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: 1, with two more to...
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Report of the Proceedings ... [of The] Triennial Reunion ..., Volumes 1-3

Society of the Army of the James - United States - 1869
...in battle they seemed infused with the spirit of the old Roman who in story shouted out the query: "How can man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of MM gods ':" To us belongs a fair share of the praise which the Lieutenant-. General, with characteristic...
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Appletons' Journal of Literature, Science and Art, Volume 8

1872
...ontspake brave Horadm, The captain of the gate : ' To every man npon this earth Death cometh won or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashen of his fathers. And the templed of his gods ? •" " May vie kill a thousand, and may the Lord...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 27

1843
...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 ; 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: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1870 - 336 pages
...spake brave Hora'tius, 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 ? 2. "Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed you may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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Representative and Leading Men of the Pacific: Being Original Sketches of ...

Oscar Tully Shuck - Orators - 1870 - 702 pages
...Roman was ever ready to sacrifice himself for his country, exclaiming: How can a man die better Than by facing fearful odds. For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods ? The resolution is couched in the language of eulogy, and so it should be. This is no time to stop...
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