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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 letter of marque and tales of the sea and land

Charles Rathbone Low - 1873
...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 bad not...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volume 6

American literature - 1874
...added in edition of 1674.) And in Part 3, Cm iii., lines 241, &c., we have : " To make an honorable retreat And wave a total sure defeat : For those that...fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." A question then arises on the point to who first used the lines as usually quoi (the sentiment being...
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The American Bibliopolist, Volumes 6-7

American literature - 1874
...added in tl edition of 1674.) And in Part 3, Can iii., lines 241, &c., we have : " To make an honorable retreat And wave a total sure defeat : For those that...fly may fight again. Which he can never do that's sliin." A question then arises on the point to who first used the lines as usually yustt (the sentiment...
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English Grammar: Methodical, Analytical, and Historical. With a ..., Volume 3

Eduard Adolf Ferdinand Maetzner - 1874
...13.). Which alone can, as relative, refer back to other members of the sentence and to whole sentences. 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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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...ROCHEFOUCAULD : ifax. 430. The same idea may be found in the Adelphi of TERENCE, Act V fie. 2, v. 1-4. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. — ffudibrai* Ho who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. — SIR JOHN MINNES. •...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...man, that runnith awaie, Maie again fight an other dale. Erasmus, Apothegms, Trans, by Udall, 1542. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. Butler, Hudibras, Part iii. Canto 3. He that fights and runs away May turn and fight...
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Captain Jack; or, Old Fort Duquesne

Charles McKnight - Fort Duquesne (Pa.) - 1874 - 472 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'S Hudibras....
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...ROCHEFOUCAULD : Max. 430. The same idea may be found in the Adelphi of TERENCE, Act VSc 2, v. 1-4. ' For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. — Hudibras. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. — SIR JOHN MINNES. * Mirabeau's...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...the Human. Ah me ! what perils do environ The man that meddles with cold iron ! BUTLER : Hudibras. 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: Hudibras. No martial project...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...True as the needle to the pole Or as the dial to the sun. Barton Booth, Song. Hudibras continued ] For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain.1 Part iii. Canto iii. Line 243. He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion...
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