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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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The Whip, Hoe, and Sword; Or, The Gulf-department in '63

George Hughes Hepworth - Louisiana - 1864 - 298 pages
...are disciples of Butler, believing that he was a logician and a philanthropist when he wrote, — " Those that fly may fight again ; Which he can never do that's slain: Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct in the martial art." If a man who talks of the war tells...
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Englische grammatik ...: -3. Th. Die lehre von der wort-und satzfügung. 1.-2 ...

Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner - English language - 1865
...Cor. 9, 13.). 2[uf anbertteite <5afcg lieber unb ganjeSafce fann ale SReiatto nur which juriicfbeuten. For those that fly may fight again , which he can never do that's slain (BuTL., Hud. 3, 3, 243.). Martin Chuzzlewit signed to his young companion to withdraw, which she immediately...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...Line 1313. True as the dial to the sun, Although it be not shined upon. Part iii. Canto ii. Line 175 For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain.* Part iii. Canto iii. Line '243. He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion...
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Gossip about portraits

Walter Francis Tiffin - Portraits - 1866
...last two lines were added in the edition of!674.) And in Part 3, Canto iii, lines 241, &c. we have, " To make an honourable retreat And wave a total sure...may fight again Which he can never do that's slain." A question then arises on the point as to who first used the lines as usually quoted (the sentiment...
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The Book of Familiar Quotations: Being a Collection of Popular Extracts and ...

L. C. Gent - Quotations, English - 1866 - 268 pages
...Goldsmith, in 2 lengthy quotation from Hudibras, given in " The Art or Poetry," quotes Butler incorrectly. "To make an honourable retreat, And wave a total sure defeat ; For those that fly may fight again, Whick he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct in the martial art."...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler, Volume 2

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1866
...I, with reason, chose This stratagem t' amuse our foes 240 To make an hon'rable 'retreat, And waive a total sure defeat : For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. Hence timely running 's no mean part &s Of conduct in the martial art, By which some...
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Drafts on My Memory: Being Men I Have Known, Things I Have Seen ..., Volume 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1866
...Bets are made, and Sir J. Mennes proves to have written them ; Butler's lines being — VOL. II. U " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Of course the subject is not always a literary one, occasionally the size of different squares —...
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An easy English grammar, Volume 4

John Miller D. Meiklejohn - 1866
...The wretch that works and weeps without relief, Has one that notices his silent grief. 4. For they that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. 5. He shall find a colt whereon never man sat. 6. The love wherewith I love you is not such as you...
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Poetical Works: With the Life of the Author, Volumes 1-2

Samuel Butler, Samuel Johnson - 1807
...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 that...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 atchieve,...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...part of valour is discretion; in the which better part I have saved my life. Henry IV., Last Part. FOR those that fly 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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