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" For he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise and fight again. "
The Modern Philosopher, Or Terrible Tractoration: In Four Cantos, Most ... - Page 216
by Thomas Green Fessenden - 1806 - 271 pages
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1860 - 538 pages
...Sc. 2, v. 1-4. For those that fly may fight again, Which he ean never do that's slain. — Uudibras. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. — SIR JOHS MINSES. But DEMOSTHENES, the famous Greeian orator, had said, long before, — & ysvf,av...
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Central India During the Rebellion of 1857 and 1858 ...

Thomas Lowe - India - 1860 - 432 pages
...Joshua. At Dhar there was much to favour the escape of an enemy who chose to apply the adage, — " He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day." Our force was, in reality, very small to effect the reduction of such a stronghold ; we were lamentably...
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Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands ...

Chas. W. Thomas - Africa, West - 1860 - 492 pages
...the water by the natives. The party on shore was in great disorder, and remembering the adage that " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," took to their heels, leaving the field-piece to the enemy, and went into town at the rate of a great...
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A smaller English grammar, by R.G. Latham and M.C. Maberly

Robert Gordon Latham, Mary Caroline Maberly - 1861 - 164 pages
...necessary. We may, if we choose, say he who steab, &c. A well-known pair of couplets runs thus — He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Will never live to fight again. If it were not, however, for the metre,...
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True blue

William Henry G. Kingston - 1862 - 502 pages
...The other ships imitated their leader's example. They were practically illustrating the adage of " He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day." One after another, the British ships found themselves without opponents. They endeavoured to make sail...
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Lyrics for Freedom: And Other Poems

United States - 1862 - 262 pages
...rampant with the sword as pen, They had laid down that good old plan Of safety to a cornered man : " That he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain, Will never live to fight again !" And as their fighting men were...
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The Vulcanite: A Quarterly Journal, Devoted to the Science of ..., Volumes 1-3

Dental instruments and apparatus - 1860 - 426 pages
...self-interest for the protection of that profession, and the vindication of a professional principle ; but ' He who fights, and runs away, May -live to fight another day.' " The article in the June number of the Register from which the above extracts were made, is the last...
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Taming a shrew, Volume 2

Conway Keith - 1863 - 318 pages
...retorted Adelaide. " Discretion is the best part of valour — that is your creed, it seems." " ' For he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." " Well, Mrs. Meredith," continued Adelaide, " I am at your service for to-morrow's ride, and if the...
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America: The Origin of Her Present Conflict

James William Massie - Slavery - 1864 - 534 pages
...fought in a cabbage-garden, and the victory achieved by complying with the poetic prescription — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." It may be guessed how he wonld have sought the liberty and welfare of the WORKING Irishman by the system...
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Addenda to the Aedes Hartwellianae

William Henry Smyth - 1864 - 370 pages
...chose This stratagem t'amuse our foes, To make an hon'rable retreat, And waive a total sure defeat: FOR HE WHO FIGHTS AND RUNS AWAY MAY LIVE TO FIGHT ANOTHER DAY; BUT HE WHO IS IN BATTLE SLAIN CAN NEVER RISE AND FIGHT AGAIN. Hence timely running's no mean part Of...
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