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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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...the head Levell'd his deadly aim ; their fatal hands No second stroke intended. Milton, PL n. 712. Those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain.* Butler Hud. in. 3, 243. When Greeks join'd Greeks, then was the tug of war ; The laboured battle sweat,...
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Hudibras, in three parts. Repr. of ed. of 1779 [ed. by A. Murray].

Samuel Butler - 1869
...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...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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Hudibras: In Three Parts, Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - 1869 - 331 pages
...hanged. Dr. Baillie, in his Wall-flower, written in Newgate, 1659, uses the word caroach for coach. To make an honourable retreat, And wave a total sure defeat : For those that fly may fight again,1 Which he can never do that's slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct in the martial...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...Exclusion Bill, January 7, 1680. t Mr. Pitt's phrase. DEQUINCEY. Theological E^ays, vol. ii. p. 170. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. BUTLER. Hudibras. Partiu. Canto 3. From the Art of Poetry on a new Plan. Edited by OLIVER...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

Children's literature - 1870
...But, ah ! what consolation to skedaddlers in general is breathed in those Hudibrastic utterances — " 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." But our brave fellows had not...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1870 - 587 pages
...a purchase. The epigram recalls the satire of iinllcr iu "Hudibras" (Port lit Canto iii. Hue 243, : For those that fly may fight again. Which he can never do that's slain. CONTENTMENT (Jacobs I. 42, x.). TrantJated by the late Colonel Mure, of Caldtcett. What's Gyges or...
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The epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...purchase. The epigram recalls the satire of Butler in " Hudibras " (Part III. Canto ill line -' 1 :. : For those that fly may fight again. Which he can never do that's slain. CONTENTMENT (Jacobs I. 42, x.). Translated by tlte late Colonel Mure, of Caltitcett. What's Gyges or...
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John Heywood's complete series of home lesson books, Volume 6

Alfonzo Gardiner - 1872
...crown. The very house where I was born is pulled down. I have a book which I prize very much. They that fly may fight again, which he can never do that's slain. Towards the west lies the fertile shure that stretches along the Adriatic. Ex. 48. I'arse.— " The...
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Specimens of Early English: From Robert of Gloucester to Gower. A.D. 1298-A ...

Richard Morris, Walter William Skeat - English literature - 1872
...Guildford. Cf. the lines in Butler's Hudibras, Ft. iii. can. 3, l. 243 (often wrongly quoted) — ' For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain.' 80. Gle, music. 8 1. Tempred, tuned. 85. ' A fool's bolt is soon shot.' In Latin —...
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Old Fort Duquesne: Or, Captain Jack, the Scout. An Historical Novel with ...

Charles McKnight - Duquesne, Fort - 1873 - 501 pages
...— out of the jaws of death into the mouth of hell. CHAPTER L. TALBOT AND SMITH — FORT REJOICINGS, 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. — Butler'* Sudibrat. One woe...
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