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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 32
by William Francis Henry King - 1887 - 608 pages
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 404 pages
...feel no paIn dear mother now Butoh,Iamsodr┐i 0 take me to a brewery And leave me there to die. 140 He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day┐ 141 The final test of fame is to have a crazy person Intagine he isyou. 142 If It flies, floats or...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 686 pages
...no pain dear mother now But oh, I am so dry! 0 take me to a brewery And leave me there to die. 257 He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. 258 The final test of fame is to have a crazy person imagine he is you. 259 If ft flies, floats or...
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Dartmouth Conspiracy

James Stevenson - Fiction - 1999 - 284 pages
...translating something from another of the many English quotations that she had learned in childhood: 'He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day; but he who is in battle slain, can never rise and fight again.' The farmer shrugged. 'The war has been over for six years, the fighting has finished.'...
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Taking Chances: The Psychology of Losing and How to Profit from It

Robert T. Lewis - 2000 - 232 pages
...the game,” we are likely to overlook the wisdom penned by Oliver Goldsmith back in 1761: For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again. Few losses are as disastrous as they seem at the moment of defeat. Caught up in the...
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Thirty-two Stories

Edgar Allan Poe - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 408 pages
...Poe quotes are from Part 3, Canto 3, lines 243—44, and the note explains that Butler did not write He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day. The idea, the note goes on, "appears to be as old as Demosthenes; who, being approached for running...
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No More Gallant a Deed: A Civil War Memoir of the First Minnesota Volunteers

James A. Wright - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 482 pages
...fired on him, but he ran for it and managed to escape, believing—as he said—in the old adage that ‘he that fights and runs away may live to fight another day.' Coming out of the woods at a point near where we entered, we formed in a close skirmish line and—advancing...
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Wordsworth Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Allusions - 2001 - 1166 pages
...Paisleilo's Ii Ba*Iene di Bicišlia, and Rossini's ii Ratbiese di Sie'iglia. Pigged out, See Pro. Fight. He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day (Hudibras, Pt. III, c, 8). An old saw found In many languages. Demos'thenfs, being reproached for fleeing...
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Bookmarked for Murder

Marion Moore Hill - Hate groups - 2003 - 240 pages
...distractedly or sat at the counter staring into space, her hands oddly unbusy. But at last she replied: He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day. —Anonymous Juanita happened to be in the office when Meador read it. "Pitiful," he muttered. Minutes...
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Bookmarked for Murder

Marion Moore Hill - Hate groups - 2003 - 240 pages
...distractedly or sat at the counter staring into space, her hands oddly unbusy. But at last she replied: He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day. —Anonymous Juanita happened to be in the office when Meador read it. "Pitiful," he muttered. Minutes...
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The Sundered: The Lost Era 2298

Andy Mangels, Michael A. Martin - Fiction - 2003 - 416 pages
...would choose the last option. There is an ancient saying in the literature of Old Earth: 'For he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day;...is in battle slain, Can never rise to fight again.' " Jerdahn and Oratok exchanged glances and nodded. Then Joh'jym grinned at Sulu. "I would agree. What...
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