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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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Loyalty on the Frontier, Or, Sketches of Union Men of the South-west: With ...

Albert Webb Bishop - History - 1863 - 282 pages
...have had a copy of Hudibras in his pocket and bethought himself in time of the familiar reflection: "He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." On the other hand, the Federal forces were really weak, and should have been strengthened long before...
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The Two Wives

T. S. Arthur - Fiction - 2004 - 186 pages
...this was curious. I am a philosopher, and on these occasions generally repeat to myself the wise saw ‘He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day.' So, deeming discretion the better part of valour, I retreated in disorder.” “That's bad,” remarked...
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The Distribution of Pronoun Case Forms in English

Heidi Quinn - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 432 pages
...done our part (Charles Dickens 1887[1848], Dombey andson:389) [Jespersen 1949[ 1927]: 103] (272) a. [he that fights and runs away] may live to fight another day (Jespersen 1949[I927]:97) b. [we that are true louers], runne into strange capers (Shakespeare, As...
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Dictionary of Proverbs

George Latimer Apperson - Fiction - 2006 - 656 pages
...(W.), I had had a pram gude spell o' work morning and night, pull dawg pull devil, as the saying is. 4. He that fights and runs away may live to fight another day. [ Post inde aliquanto tern pore Philippus apud Chaeroncam proelio magno Athcnienses vicit. Turn Demosthenes...
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Black Creek: The Taking of Florida

Paul Varnes - Florida - 2007 - 298 pages
...they do at killing people. They do as my favorite poem by Goldsmith that Ma always read says, 'He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day, but he who is in the battle slain, can never rise and fight again.' " That was something Ma read to us kid lots of times....
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