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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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Études sur les facultés mentales des animaux comparées à celles de ..., Volume 1

Jean-Charles Houzeau - Psychology, Comparative - 1872 - 382 pages
...159, ed. Casa nli. 2. Shakspeare, First part of king Henri IV ; act. V, se. iv. — Et dans ces vers : He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. 3. Sismondi, Histoire des Républiques italiennes ; ch. Ixxix. 4. lUichaud. Biographie universelle...
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The Ila-speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia, Volume 1

Edwin William Smith, Andrew Murray Dale - Ethnology - 1920 - 464 pages
...who do not profess to understand them, but on the contrary fully appreciate and follow the maxim that he who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. To die in the last ditch would appear to almost all of them the height of folly. They themselves hold...
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The Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society ..., Volumes 16-17

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Ceylon Branch, Colombo - Archaeology - 1901 - 850 pages
...they were. What the Dutch historian termed " cowardice " the Sinhalese historian called " tactics." " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." (Laughter.) Mr. GUNERATNA seconded the vote of thanks, which was carried unanimously. 11. Mr. FH PRICE...
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Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats

Duncan Aikman - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 408 pages
...ever saw or heard of but himself. The little nursery song of my childhood comes back to my mind of " 'He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day But he who is in battle slain Never lives to fight again.' "This morning, November 21, the newspaper...
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The Movers: A Saga of the Scotch-Irish

Nancy Niblack Baxter - Fiction - 1987 - 540 pages
...Ishmael Scott stuffed the letter in his pocket and left, shutting the door behind him very softly. "He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day," he said to himself. "Goodbye now, Granny." PART IV INDIANA I803-I8II SONG FOR THE BUFFALO TRACE To...
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Ventriloquism Made Easy

Paul Stadelman, Bruce Fife - Performing Arts - 2003 - 100 pages
...bird catches the worm. Too many cooks spoil the broth. Barking dogs never bite. Easy come, easy go. He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. A friend in need is a friend indeed. Laugh and grow fat. Though the bird may fly over your head, let...
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The Little Big Horn, 1876: The Official Communications, Documents, and ...

Loyd J. Overfield - History - 1990 - 212 pages
...has gratuitously fed him for three years. He is truly a shrewd chief, who must have discovered that he who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. The Indians were not all engaged at any one time; heavy reserves were held to repair losses and renew...
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Campaign of the Falieri and Piraeus in the Year 1827, Or, Journal of a ...

Thomas Douglas Whitcombe - History - 1992 - 254 pages
...Plan, compiled by J. Newberry and revised and enlarged by O. Goldsmith, London, 1762, II, p. 147: 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. 70. Shakespeare, As You Like It II.vii.152....
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Dictionary of European Proverbs, Volume 1

Emanuel Strauss - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 616 pages
...away, may turn and fight another day e) he who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day f ) 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 g) the better part of valour is discretion...
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Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

Sallie A. Brock - History - 1996 - 404 pages
...their heels wings from Mercury, and practiced the admirable, but not very courageous precept that, "He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." It is usual to depreciate our public men. It seems to be altogether forgotten that the universal suffrage...
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