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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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A critique on the critics; or, The Britannia, Athenæum, and clique unmasked

William Richard Harris (writer of verse.) - 1847 - 80 pages
...in " doggrel" verse, of which the following four lines are not a bad imitation : — " The man who fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day; But he who is in battle slain Shall never live to fight again !" Pope says, " For he who runs may fight again, Which he can never...
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Pathologica Indica; Or, The Anatomy of Indian Diseases: Based Upon Morbid ...

Allan Webb - Diseases - 1848 - 668 pages
...yet shewed by his action, я mental perception, that " the better part of valour is—discretion,"for "He that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day." Yet few are found hardy enough to assert now, that the brain is of no use. Whilst many, with Erasistratus,*...
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Pathologica Indica; Or, The Anatomy of Indian Diseases: Based Upon Morbid ...

Allan Webb - Diseases - 1848 - 668 pages
...yet shewed by his action, a mental perception, that "the better part of valouris—discretion,"for "He that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day." Yet few are found hardy enough to assert now, that the brain is of no use. Whilst many, with Erasistratus,*...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1867 - 696 pages
...August a, ISM. London : W. MACINTOSH & Co-. 24. Paternoster Row. EG, and of all Booksellers. •• He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day." FOR an exhaustive Discussion as to the Authorship of this famous couplet, send three postage stamps...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 1

Questions and answers - 1850 - 544 pages
...curious and interesting tamm un icatio n . 1. Does not the entire quotation run somewhat hus : — " For he that fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But lie ih it is in battei slain Can never hope to fight again "? 2. Are the two last lines in the Musamm...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1850 - 522 pages
...Demosthenes ?] are under consideration on folio 239., from which Mr. Kimbault quotes? The lines — " For he that fights and runs away May live to fight another day," resemble the following quatrain in the Sature Menippée, being one of several verses appended to the...
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Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851: Compiled from ...

John Hill Wheeler - North Carolina - 1851 - 876 pages
...Fronabarger's courage failed him, and he made his escape, believing, no doubt, with Hudibras, that " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." Richards was then directed to retreat as fast as his wounded condition would permit. Forney, in the...
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The three shams: the sham Peter, called the pope; the sham Church, called ...

Brewin Grant - 1851 - 66 pages
...surrender, or else run away. They have preferred the latter course, not according to that adage— " The man that fights and runs away May live to fight another day," but as Dr. Jortin amended it— " May live to run another day." The Roman priests fear nothing but reason...
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Miscellaneous Poems: Intended for the Amusement If Not the Instruction of ...

B. T. Pindle - English poetry - 1851 - 208 pages
...the -Irish fight— For they are not the worst of fools That go by FalstafiPs golden rules— ' That he that fights and runs away, ' May live to fight another day,' And they that make the cudgles rattle, May live to fight another battle. But Harry on my honest life,...
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Tales of the Braganza; with scenes and sketches. By the author of 'The ...

Thomas H. Usborne - 1852 - 252 pages
...but have wisely taken to their heels, reflecting upon something similar to those well known lines: " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day; But he that in the battle 's slain, Can never live to fight again." The next morning there was a summons for...
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