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" runs away may fight again. He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again. "
Classical and Foreign Quotations,law Terms and Maxims,proverbs,mottoes ... - Page 34
by William Francis Henry King - 1887 - 608 pages
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A Series of Letters, Discovering the Scheme Projected by France, in MDCCLIX ...

Oliver MacAllester - France - 1767 - 554 pages
...Hudibraftic principles, often experienced, proved, and practifed amongft the French themfelves, That he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day; But he that is in battle jlain, Can never rife to fight again: Confians foon quitted the engagement, and made...
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An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy: Late of Covent-Garden ...

George Anne Bellamy - 1785 - 250 pages
...however, abound with worldly wifdom, though you are not learned; and think with Ralph, that " He who fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day. " But he that is in battle flain, " Will never rife to fight again." Cowardice is the concomitant of guilt....
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An Apology for the Life of George Anne Bellamy: Late of Covent-garden Theatre

George Anne Bellamy - Actors - 1786 - 262 pages
...You,however, abound with worldly ivifdom, though y/oxi are not learned', and think with Ralph, that " He who fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day. " But he that is in battle (lain, " Will never rife to fight again," Cowardice I Cowardice is the concomitant...
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Politics for the People; Or, A Salmagundy for Swine ...

Daniel Isaac Eaton - Aristocracy (Social class) - 1794 - 476 pages
...of .his Life, thereby fhewing his WISDOM, according to the idea of a truly refpectable Poet. • " He that fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day." , For his ready calling out the Military in June laft, when the houfes of divers of the peaceable inhabitants...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Volume 280

Richard Warner - 1808 - 142 pages
...part b f 4 The better part of valour is discretion. Old saying, which the poet thus explains : " For he that fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain, Can never live to fight again ;" an idea for which he was indebted to Homer's...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809 - 588 pages
...degree of merit HUDIBRAS. It is a pretty generally received opinion, that the four lines, " The man who fights, and runs away, " May live to fight another day: " But he, that is in battle slain, " Will never live to fight again:" are a portion of the saving morality of...
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Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Periodicals - 1815 - 574 pages
...Solomon, that " a living dog it better than a dead non ;" or with Hudibras, that " He who fights and rune away May live to fight another day: But he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again." This foolish title-page has a caricature of equal vulgarity fronting it. Like the " Lay of the Scottish...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

Early English newspapers - 1815 - 740 pages
...Be Poet. XVIIf. Pray where is this passage ? Lx pede Herculem. A Firvu-voaae LAD. H, - a' The man that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Can never rise to fight again.” Mr.tJRBAN, Mdrch7. IF the Gentleman who...
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Machintosh's collection of Gaelic proverbs, and familiar phrases: Englished ...

Donald Macintosh - Proverbs, Scottish Gaelic - 1819 - 250 pages
...caillich a poc "s gun tuille bhi aice. 148. Is suarrach nisge tcath a shire fuidh chloich fhuair. (c) " He that fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day." (d) This is a firmly-rooted maxim among the Scoto-Saxons, as well as the See to-Gael,—so do the Anglo-Saxons...
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A Journey Round the Library of a Bibliomaniac: Or, Cento of Notes and ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Curiosa - 1821 - 244 pages
...Part, ditto, 1663.—Third and Last Part, Bvo. 1678. The often contested passage, usually quoted— " He that fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day ; " But, he that is in battle slain, " Can never turn to fight again," may be found in Book III. Canto iii. Verse...
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