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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 Royal readers. (Roy. sch. ser.). Ser.3. No.1,2 [2 eds.], 4, Volume 6

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1873
...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 ! " Haw down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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The new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - Elocution - 1873 - 324 pages
...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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Lectures and Sermons

William Morley Punshon - Sermons, English - 1873 - 378 pages
...brave Hoiatius, The Captain of the Gate : ' To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. 78 And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds,...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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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms, with a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1873 - 796 pages
...brave' Hora'tius, Tin • captain of the gate : 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 of his gods? — MACAULAV. IAMBIC TETRAMETER. Formula xax 4. 638. In the following the law...
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 2

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1873
...degrees, and more and more, The cloudy summits of our time. MACAULAY. Pro aris et focis — How can man do better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ? MlLMAN. Attritus galea — I have been a soldier, Till the helm hath worn these aged temples bare....
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...: " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than lacing p anguish hide, Wipe from her cheek the tear ; Mark her dimmed eye, h " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her...
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An Analysis of the English Language, Or, The Elements of Sentences in Their ...

Samuel Stillman Greene - English language - 1874 - 323 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...the ashes of his fathers and the temples of his gods ?" Truth crushed to earth shall rise again — The eternal years of God are hers ; But Error, wounded,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...the spectators.1 History of England. Vol. i. Ch. 2. 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 ? Lays of Ancient Route. Horatius, xxvii. How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old....
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The model elocutionist, by A. Comstock and J.A. Mair

Andrew Comstock - 1874
...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 you may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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A manual of expressive reading

John Daniel Morell - Oral reading - 1874 - 308 pages
...— " To every man upon b this earth death cometh soon or late : HOW HORATIUS KEPT THE BRIDGE. 139 And how can man die better than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers,' and the temples of his gods P " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, with all the speed ye may ; I — with two more to help me —...
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