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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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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840 - 548 pages
...arrangement of the words combined with Wilkes's story, are stronger than Butler intended them:— But he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. His adventures with Lord Talbot, 2 Forbea, 3 and Martin, make these lines history. Now for part the...
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A poetical grammar of the English language

Joseph Fitch - 1841 - 80 pages
...Passages which we take, or quote, From other authors ; with intent To fortify our argument. As " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day...is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again." The Caret (A) marks a word omitted, was Or words, as " Hastings acquitted." Th' Apostrophe (') a letter...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Embroidery - 1841 - 424 pages
...take advantage of a southern breeze to make their passage up the North sea, and round Scotland home. " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." So, however, did not the Spaniards. " About these north islands their mariners and soldiers died daily...
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The art of needle-work, from the earliest ages [by E. Stone] ed. by the ...

Elizabeth Stone - 1841 - 446 pages
...take advantage of a southern breeze to make their passage up the North sea, and round Scotland home. " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." So, however, did not the Spaniards. " About these north islands their mariners and soldiers died daily...
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A lecture on the origin and reception of several important discoveries

Willson Cryer - 1842 - 60 pages
...reprehensible cowardice. Discretion is the better part of valour ; for in the language of Hudibras,— " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain Will never rise to fight again." Dr. Mc'Intosh, alate lecturer on the Practice...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1842 - 574 pages
...arrangement of the words combined with Wilkes's story, are stronger than Butler intended them:— But he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. His adventures with Lord Talbot, b Forbes, c and Martin, make these lines history. Now for part the...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1842 - 580 pages
...arrangement of the words combined with Wilkes's story, are stronger than Butler intended them:— But he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. His adventures with Lord Talbot,* Forbes, c and Martin, make these lines history. Now for part the...
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The book of fun for boys and girls, or Laugh and learn

Book - 1843 - 154 pages
...wanted.'' That is to say, " The thing which he wanted." That is applied to persons as well as things; as, " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." The pronouns who, which, and what, are frequently joined to ever and soever ; as, " Who ever soever,...
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Sketches of North Carolina, Historical and Biographical,: Illustrative of ...

William Henry Foote - North Carolina - 1846 - 578 pages
...the invaders. But there were some who thought “discretion the better part of valor”—” that he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day.” The British line resumed its march, inclining to the left in front of the regulars under Greene, with...
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The attractive man

Frances Trollope - 1846 - 950 pages
...his constitution, and clinging with strong practical devotion to the immortal saw of Hudibras— " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." Carefully as he avoided all ruinous indulgence in play, he would have been grieved to believe himself...
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