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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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Lays of Ancient Rome, with Ivry and the Armada

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1874 - 205 pages
...spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the Grate : ' 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 Ids Gods, XXVIII. ' And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - American literature - 1875 - 608 pages
...spake brave Horntius, 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...mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurse* His baby at her breast, And for the holy maidens Who feed the eternal flame, To save them from...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1876 - 543 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 ? XXVIIL " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...pleasure to the spectators.2 Ibid. Vol. i. Ch. 3. 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 Rome. Horatius, xxvii. How well Horatius kept the bridge In the brave days of old....
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The Pacific Coast First [-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

Readers - 1875
...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? 11. "Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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Little Classics: Poems, narrative

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1875
...spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death conieth 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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Memorial of Henry Sanford Gansevoort, Captain Fifth Artillery ... Colonel ...

John Chipman Hoadley - New York (State) - 1875 - 335 pages
...the first to guard the liberties his grandsire had helped us to gain; and, indeed, — " How could man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods ? " Mr. Gansevoort went with the New York Seventh Regiment on their famous three-months' service, and...
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Little Classics, Volumes 13-14

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1875
...the gate : " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Thau facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods, " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, Aad for the wife who nurses His baby at her breast,...
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The graduated course of translation from English into French, ed. by C ...

Hugues Charles S. Cassal, Théodore Karcher - 1876
...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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An educational selection of poetry: with notes, chiefly historical, compiled ...

T W M - 1876
...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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