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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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Popular Fallacies Explained and Corrected: (with Copious References to ...

Alfred Seabold Eli Ackermann - Common fallacies - 1924 - 1006 pages
...mean lousy laices, I mean boot laices." That Samuel Butler was the Author of the couplet : " 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 '' Mr. Donald Gunn has dealt with this as follows, " This is often given as a quotation...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 148

Electronic journals - 1925 - 554 pages
...Aphorisms from the Works of the Best Authors," contains copiou* notes on the origin of the proverb : He that fights and runs away May live to fight another day. It is there stated that, though the actual lines do not occur in Butler's ' Hudibras,' as some seem...
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Reality: A New Correlation of Science and Religion

Burnett Hillman Streeter - Philosophy and religion - 1926 - 396 pages
...A familiar tag will serve to illustrate this essential difference between Ethics and Health. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day....is in battle slain, Can never rise to fight again. Is a bald statement of scientific fact this is irrefutable. From a strictly medical point of view the...
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The Publications of the Champlain Society, Volume 15

Canada - 1926 - 568 pages
...to take every measure save that of running into it,—they bear in mind the old Poem He who fights & runs away, May live to fight another day, But he who is in Battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.— Two Regts. are just arrived from Bourdeaux, (the 6th & 82 d ) and...
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Conversational Japanese for Beginners, Part 1

Arthur Rose-Innes - Japanese language - 1926 - 404 pages
...vi [cogn. w. пгдазй vt]. Tu escape ; send away. nigeru да kachi : to win by running away ; he that fights and runs away may live to fight another day. escape ; run away. Сотр.: niye-daeł : ta run away, [see Aura]. nigiyaka (na). Crowded ; bustling...
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Reality: A New Correlation of Science and Religion

Burnett Hillman Streeter - Philosophy and religion - 1927 - 374 pages
...A familiar tag will serve to illustrate this essential difference between Ethics and Health. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day....is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again. From a strictly medical point of view the advice implied is good advice; considered from the standpoint...
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A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles, Part 3

Otto Jespersen - English language - 1927 - 454 pages
...he that is now obsolete in the spoken language, being preserved only in traditional phrases such as he that fights and runs away may live to fight another day. We now employ some such construction as a man who..., or, if absolutely necessary, a man that.' 1 ''...
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Reality: A New Correlation of Science and Religion

Burnett Hillman Streeter - Natural theology - 1926 - 428 pages
...A familiar tag will serve to illustrate this essential difference between Ethics and Health. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day....is in battle slain, Can never rise to fight again. As a bald statement of scientific fact this is irrefutable. From a strictly medical point of view the...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 85

American periodicals - 1865 - 684 pages
...Friswcll, and say, " Thus the lines quoted by Goldsmith in hie 'Art of Poetry on a New Plan/ ' 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,' arc assigned also to Sir J. Mcnnis, in ' Musarnm Deliciœ, 12mo, 1646/ and there...
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Book-prices Current: A Record of Prices at which Books Have Been ..., Volume 20

John Herbert Slater, William Roberta, F. Partridge - Anonyms and pseudonyms - 1906 - 804 pages
...cancelled but reprinted in the later edition of 1656, containing lines of verse, among them— " But he that fights and runs away May live to fight another day." 1750 Mottley (John). List of all the Dramatic Authors—also These lines are often quoted, though erroneously,...
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