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Readings in science and literature - Page 356
by Daniel Scrymgeour - 1851
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61

Scotland - 1847
...keep the bridge : — " Then ont spoke bold Horatins, The captain of the gate : ' To every man npon this earth Death cometh soon or late ; And how can man die better Than facing fearfnl odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods?'" Not one other word shonld...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...us Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ? " Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the gate: " To every man upon this earth Death comcth soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers...
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The London university magazine

...execration greets Sextus ; but the consul despairs of destroying the bridge before the enemy comes on. " Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods. And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest ; And for the wife who nurses His baby at her breast...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Rome - 1843 - 191 pages
...Before the bridge goes down; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods, 28. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...Before the bridge goes down; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?" 27. Then out spake brave Horatius, The Captain of the...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods, 28. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her...
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Jugel's universal magazine, ed. by F.A. Catty

1843
...the bridge goes down ; VOL. I. 20 And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town?' Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the gate; 'To every man upon this earth Drath cometh soon or late. And how can man die better Than facing tearful odds, For the ashes of his...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...us Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town 1" Then out spake brave Horatius, The captain of the...ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods, " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses His baby at her breast,...
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The modern poetical speaker; or, A collection of pieces adapted for ...

Fanny Bury Palliser - 1845
...acquired the name of Subliciux from the wooden piles which supported it. After the achieveThen out spoke brave Horatius, The captain of the gate : " To every...this earth Death cometh soon or late. And how can men die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods....
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 500 pages
...Before the bridge goes down ; And if they once may win the bridge, What hope to save the town ?" " To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or...better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathen And the temples of his gods, " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the...
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The Churchman's companion

...Regillus," or " Horatius Codes," and then Albert would repeat after me in a kind of rhapsody — " For how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds,...ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods ?" I was living Merton days once more ; I was " Long Jim" (my nickname at Merton, because of my stature)...
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