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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 Primer of English Parsing and Analysis

Cyril L. C. Locke - English language - 1885 - 96 pages
...is well satisfied. 37. The true old times are dead, When every morning brought a noble chance. 38. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. 39. Eich and rare were the gems she wore. 40. It was the custom of the Eoman triumphs...
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - English poetry - 1886 - 286 pages
...therefore I, with reason, chose This stratagem to amuse our foes, To make an honourable 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 Of conduct, in the martial art, By which some glorious feats achieve,...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Prefaces and introductions. Animated nature ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1886
...though usually attributed to him, that poet's rendering of the idea being given in two lines, thus — " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Hudibras, part ii. cant. 3, the above four, and perhaps really the beet known, lines were a paraphrase...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 31

Education - 1886
...for forming the possessive of plural nouns. 7. Analyze : They never fail who die in a just cause. 8. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. What is the antecedent of which? What does that's slain modify ? 9. Correct, if necessary, and give...
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The Bookmart, Volume 4

Richard Halkett - American literature - 1887
...similar; the one that comes nearest is the following in Hudibras, book iii., canto Ħu., verse 243,— " For those that fly, may fight again. Which he can never do that's slam." The fact is ttat tbe couplet, as generally quoted first occurs in the Musarum Delicite of Sir...
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St. Bernard's

Edward Berdoe - Medical education - 1888 - 286 pages
...stop our breath. Other joys are but toys, and to be lamented/ CHAPTER XXIV. THE SCHOOL OF HUMANITY. 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. THE Divine origin...
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An Old Scrap-book: With Additions

American poetry - 1891 - 674 pages
...serviceable : And therefore I with reason chose This stratagem, t' amuse our foes, 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 slain. Hence timely running's no mean part Of conduct in the martial art • • * * • WHEN...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...coward is the kindest animal ; 'Tie the most f jrgiving creature in a fight. Dryden. COWARDICE. EXCUSE 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. Eutler. COXCOMBS. SELDOM ALONE....
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 4

Horace Walpole - English letters - 1891
...one of which the ministry had •re not in Hudibras. Butler has the same thought in two lines— " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Part i/t. Cant. 8, 248.—CBOBBB. 1 At the coronation. Lord Talbot, as lord steward, appeared on horseback...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1104 pages
...absolutely a fool !'" Indeed, the nearest approach to the couplet in "Hudibras" is in Book iii., Canto 3 : For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. The sense, of course, is embodied here. Hut then the sense is not Butler's alone, but is shared by...
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