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" This stratagem to' amuse our foes, To make an hon'rable retreat, And wave a total sure defeat : For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 59
by George Willis - 1855
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Hudibras, Volume 3

Samuel Butler - 1757
...Stratagem t'amufe our foes j To make an Honourable Retreat f And wave a Total Surf Defeat .• forthofe that fly may fight again , Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely Running's no mean P*rt Of Conduit in the Martial Art. '•• By which fame Glorious feats...
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The Monthly magazine, Volume 27

Monthly literary register - 1809
...serviceable ; And therefore I, with reason, chote This stratagem to amuse our roes, To make an lion'ruble retreat. And wave a total sure defeat; For those that...fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slam." Your'i, &c. A CONSTANT ULAIJI к. For the Morning Herald. No. III. Mr. EDITOR,' — I am extremely...
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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...found in Hudibras. They are, however, only an amplification of a couplet actually in that book : " For those that fly may fight again, " Which he can never do, that's slain." Fame and Merit dinfirofiortionrd. It is a truth, humiliating in a high degree to human nature, that...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts : Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - 1805 - 384 pages
...and prove serviceable ; And therefore I, with reason, chose This stratagem t' amuse our foes ', 24ft To make an honourable retreat', And wave a total sure defeat; For those that tly may fight again, iYhich he can never do that's slain. Hrncc timely running's no mean p'irt 21;i...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler: In Three Volumes. Collated with the ...

Samuel Butler, Thomas Park - 1808
...reason, chose This stratagem to' amnse onr foes To make an hon'rable retreat, And wave a total snre defeat : For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely rnnning's no mean part Of condnct, in the martial art, By which some glorions feats achieve,...
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Hudibras, in Three Parts: Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1809 - 336 pages
...reason, chose This stratagem t' amnse onr foes ; To make an hononrable retreat, And wave a total snre defeat ; For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely rnnning's no mean p< rt Of condact in the martial art; By which some glorions fe^its achieve,...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1812 - 410 pages
...and prove serviceable ; And therefore I, with reason, chose This stratagem, t' amuse our foes, !MO To make an honourable retreat, And wave a total, sure...those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. Hence timely running '$ no mean part 245 Of conduct in the martial art : By which some...
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Hudibras,: pome de Samuel Butler,

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1819
...rally, and prove serviceable; And therefore I , with reason , chose This stratagem t' amuse our foes ; To make an honourable retreat , And wave a total sure...fight again , Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct in the martial art ; By which some glorious feats achieve,...
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Hudibras, Volume 3

Samuel Butler - 1819
...serviceable. And therefore I, with reason, chose This stratagem, t' amuse our foes : 240 To make an hon'rable retreat, And wave a total sure defeat : For those...may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part 245 Of conduct, in the martial art ; T. 243. For those that fly...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 9

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...serviceable : And therefore I, with reason, chose This stratagem to' amuse our foes, To make an hon'rable retreat, And wave a total sure defeat : For those...may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct, in the martial art, By which some glorious feats achieve,...
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