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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 Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - Readers and speakers - 1871 - 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, <X ir \^ <" _\ With all the speed you may ; -.vvs I, with two...
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The Fifth Reader, Book 5

Lewis Baxter Monroe - American literature - 1871 - 324 pages
...spake brave Hora'tius, The Captaiu 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? 11. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed you may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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The Lays of Ancient Rome: And Other Poems

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Readers - 1871 - 271 pages
...Captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. 6 LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME. And how can man die better . Than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods, HORATIUS. XXVIII. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. aAnd how can man dio re the prayers we said, And we spoke not a word of sorrow ; But t " 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 Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 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 odds, For the ashes of his f.uhers And the temples of his Gods, XXVIIt. "And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And...
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Introductory Text-book of English Composition, Based on Grammatical Synthesis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1872 - 144 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...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - Elocution - 1872 - 430 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. " 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 Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

Readers - 1872 - 504 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...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...cometh soon or late. And how can man die better The Captain of the Gate : " To every man upon this earth Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods 1 " 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. 432 shun with more than zeal, And where the feebler faint can only feel — F lathers And the temples of his gods " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for...
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