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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 Short History of English Literature for Young People

Elizabeth Stansbury Kirkland - English literature - 1892 - 392 pages
...fall no lower. To swallow gudgeons ere they 're catched, And count their chickens ere they're hatched. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still. 132 HISTORY OF ENGLISH L1TERATURE. CHAPTER...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler: A Revised Edition with Memoir ..., Volume 2

Samuel Butler - 1893
...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 245 They seem to draw off and recoil; • 250 Is held the gallant'st...
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Specimens of Early English: A New Edition, Revised for Third Time with ...

Richard Morris - English literature - 1894
...Guildford. Cf. the lines in Butler's Hudibras, Pt. iii. can. 3, 1. 243 (often wrongly quoted}— ' For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's shin.' 80. Gle, music. 81. Tempred, tuned. 84. Camb. MS. has — ' Ar hai ben half ripe.' 85. ' A fool's...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - English literature - 1895
...possible foundation, But merely in th' imagination ! " This canto also contains the well-known lines : " For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain." Bohn says that the parallel to these lines is contained in the famous couplet — " He that fights...
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Quotations for Occasions

Quotations, English - 1896 - 220 pages
...1665. I have fed like a farmer; I shall grow as fat as a porpoise.* Swfft, POLITE CONVERSATIONS, u. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. Butler, HUDIBRAS, iii, 3. From this day forward I 'll hate all breakfasts and depend on dinners. Beaumont...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...rise, To scourge his own iniquitiea. r. BUTLER — Satire. Upon the Weakness and Misery of Man. L. 106. * @ (Z81 s. BUTLER— Hudibrat. Pt. III. Canto III. L. 24:1. For those that run away, and fly, Take place at...
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The English Language and Its Grammar

Irene M. Mead - English language - 1896 - 265 pages
...drink." 7. Whatever is, is right. 8. The Lord shall send upon thee cursing until thou be destroyed. 9. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain. 10. The evil that men do lives after them ; The good is oft interred with their bones. 11. They never...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 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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Quotations for Occasions

Quotations, English - 1896 - 220 pages
...i665. I have fed like a farmer; I shall grow as fat as a porpoise. Smfft, POLITE CONVERSATIONS, ii. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that 's slain. Butler, HUDIBRAS, iii, 3. From this day forward I '11 hate all breakfasts and depend...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...run away and fly, Take place at least of th' enemy." BUTLER. Hudibras, Pt. I., Can. III., line 6o9. " For those that fly may fight again Which he can never do that's slain." BUTLER. Hudibras, Pt. III., Can. III., line 243. " For those that save themselves and fly Go halves...
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