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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 rudiments of English grammar and composition

James Hamblin Smith - English language - 1876
...a piece of bread, which he ate, Defoe which introduces a co-ordinate sentence : and in the distich For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain, Butler that introduces an adjectival, which a co-ordinate sentence. 149. Adjectival sentences are also...
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The poetical works of Samuel Butler, with life and critical diss. by G ...

Samuel Butler - 1877
...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 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...
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Essentials of English Grammar, for the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - English language - 1877 - 276 pages
...particular incident may be true may on the whole be false. His praise is lost who stays till all commend. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. That was he without whose life I had not been. Thou shin'st in every tear that I do weep. He had done...
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The Apophthegmes of Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1877 - 468 pages
...appropriated by several moderns in succession, of whom Hudibras is the most frequently quoted : — • " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Butler's Hudibras, Part Hi, Canto 3. " For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day...
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The apophthegmes of Erasmus, tr. by N. Udall

Apophthegmata - 1877
...appropriated by several moderns in succession, of whom Hudibras is the most frequently quoted : — " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Butler's Hudibras, Part Hi, Canto 3. "For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day;...
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The Eclectic Teacher and Kentucky School Journal, Volume 1

Education - 1876
...that runneth awaie, Maie again fight an other daie." In Butler's Hudibras it is paraphrased thus : " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." We also find it in Ray's History of the Rebellion, 1752, viz: " He that fights and runs away May turu...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...— That same man, that runnith awaie, Maie again FIGHT an other dale. — ERASMUS, Apothegms. — For those that fly may FIGHT again. Which he can never do that's slain. — BUTLER, Hudibrai. Fights — He that FIGHTS and rnus away May turn and fight another day ; But...
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Essentials of English Grammar, for the Use of Schools

William Dwight Whitney - English language - 1877 - 276 pages
...particular incident may be true may on the whole be false. His praise is lost who stays till all commend. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. That was he without whose life I had not been. Thou shin'st in every tear that I do...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 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. BI:TLER: Hudibras. No martial project...
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English Grammar Exercises

Richard Morris, Herbert Courthope Bowen - English language - 1878 - 107 pages
...seven stars are no more than seven is a pretty reason. 52. They have no sense of why they sing. 53. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. 54. That you have wronged me doth appear in this. 55. She thought it strange they did not come. 56....
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