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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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Addenda to the Aedes Hartwellianae

William Henry Smyth - Hartwell (Buckinghamshire, England) - 1864 - 368 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...
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Garibaldi: His Life and Times: Comprising the Revolutionary History of Italy ...

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.), W. B. B. Stevens - 1864 - 264 pages
...called Sal to : the cataract there has heen already descrihed. Thinking, with the old proverh, that " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," he determined to make it his IUM'f ,fu;.rU-r ; for a time at least. Before doing sO, however, he pursued...
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Winfield: The Lawyer's Son, and how He Became a Major-general

Charles Wheeler Denison - 1865 - 336 pages
...galleries to be admired by the eyes of the loathed 'Yankees,' acting on the impulse of the old distich : " He who fights, and runs away, May live to fight — another day." It was rumored that Mr. DAVIS, the President of the so-called Southern Confederacy, and the rebel Generals...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1865 - 1124 pages
...in four lines almost, but not quite, identical with those given in Newbery's book, which are : " 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." I do not pretend to decide upon their...
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Camp, March and Battle-field; Or, Three Years and a Half with the Army of ...

Alexander Morrison Stewart - United States - 1865 - 450 pages
...therewith. We all seemed suddenly to feel the force and propriety of that soldierly epigram : "That, he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." A retreat was determined on. The rebels being in strong force in front, in our rear, and upon our left,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...Hudibras. Part iii. Canto 3. From the Art of Poetry on a New Plan. Edited by OLIVER GOLDSMITH. 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. Sed omissis quidem divinia exhortationibus,...
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The frogs' parish clerk, Volume 172

Thomas Archer (historical writer.) - 1866 - 128 pages
...is, and so we have time to get ready either to fight or run, or perhaps both, for you know : — ' He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. ' " " Don't make a jest of it," said poor little Mus ; " that is our enemy, the chief of the Feline...
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The Chronicles of Enguerrand de Monstrelet: Containing an Account of the ...

Enguerrand de Monstrelet - France - 1867 - 580 pages
...of other captains, and English gentlemen bearing coats of arms. Conformably to the old proverb, of " He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day," did those act who fled and left their companions to bear the brunt of * Trcvieres, — market-town...
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Life's Work as it Is, Or, The Emigrant's Home in Australia

Colonist - Aboriginal Australians - 1867 - 220 pages
...yarding of a drove or mob of wild cattle. Mr. Ryan surveyed it at a little distance remembering " that he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day." Certainly this beat all the excitement of fox-hunting and taking the brush in England. This was real...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 752 pages
...Butler, Hud. 1, n.831Those who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose, Gay, Fable 34. He who fights and runs away. May live to fight another day ; But he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again." Goldsmith, Art of Poetry. The combat...
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