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" For he that fights and runs away May live to fight another day, But he that is in battle slain Will never rise to fight again. "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 61
by George Willis - 1853
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A Series of Letters, Discovering the Scheme Projected by France, in MDCCLIX ...

Oliver MacAllester - France - 1767 - 268 pages
...Hudibraftic principles, often experienced, proved, and practifed amongft the French themfelves, That he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle jlain, Can never rife to fight again : Confians foon quitted the engagement, and...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Volume 1

Richard Warner - 1808
...partbf 4 The better part of valour is discretion. Old saying, which the poet thus explains : " For he that fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain, Can never live to fight again ;" an idea for which he was indebted to Homer's...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 85, Part 1; Volume 117

Early English newspapers - 1815
...ARISTOT. De Pnel. XrilT. Pray where is ./</• passage? I'.u pede Hcrculem. A FIFTB-FORM LAD. H. " The man that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Can never rise to fight again." Mr. URBAN, March"T. IF the Gentleman who ascribe!...
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Musarum Deliciae: Or, the Muses Recreation, Contening Severall ..., Volume 1

1817
...retreated with the rest without striking a blow. It has commonly been imagined that the lines — " For he that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," attributed by Mr. Cunningham and Dr. Rimbault to Mennis, were to be found in this poem, but they form...
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A journey round the library of a bibliomaniac

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Rare books - 1821 - 120 pages
...Part, ditto, 1663.— Third and Last Part, 8vo. 1678. The often contested passage, usually quoted — " He that fights and runs away, " May live to fight another day ; " But, he that is in battle slain, " Can never turn to fight again," may be found in Book III. Canto iii. Verse...
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The Inspector, Literary Magazine and Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1827
...they are supposed to be taken. Every one has heard, seen, and perhaps quoted the famous lines — " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that fights until he's slain, Will never live to fight again." These were long attributed to Butler,...
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Olive Branch, Volume 1

Universalism - 1828
...resisted ; but actually fled away before the resistance commenced. However; it is an old maxim, that " he that fights and runs away, may live to fight another day." Again. We are told the devil was a liar from the beginning." Now you were called upon in my former...
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Lord Byron's Cain, a mystery: with notes; wherein the religion of the Bible ...

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.), Harding Grant - 1830 - 432 pages
...heptarchy, Lucifer's distinction may, perhaps, be allowed ; because, as we are credibly informed, " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." And the contest may therefore be interminable, or much prolonged ; and one of such equal parties meanwhile...
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Pierce Egan's Book of Sports, and Mirror of Life: Embracing the Turf, the ...

Pierce Egan - Amusements - 1832 - 414 pages
...distance, in or out of harness, from any sum from 2002. to 50002. THE DECAPITATED FIGHTING COCK ! The Cock that fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he that is in brittle slain WÜ1 never rise to fight again. The following pathetic and heart-rending account...
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The Autobiography of John Galt, Volume 1

John Galt - Canada - 1833 - 412 pages
...shape of rust ; the pistol missed fire, and I gallantly rode away without remembering the distich, " He that fights and runs away, May live to fight another day j" calling on Munroe to follow, which he did, leaving servants and baggage, " with all the evidences...
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