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" Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. "
Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ... - Page 140
1805 - 358 pages
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Cicero's Essays on Old Age and Friendship, Also His Paradoxes

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Friendship - 1896 - 168 pages
...Or where the sun arise, or where deseend; To ritfbt, to left, unheeded lake your way '— 1 Withont a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his conntry's cause.' '' Pope's Homer, II. xii. 279. not be Scipios or Maximi, so as to remember the stormings...
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Roman Life in Pliny's Time

Maurice Pellisson - Rome - 1897 - 328 pages
...dream to have discouraged rne. Notwithstanding this, I engaged in the cause, reflecting Itss'g╗' that, "Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause," for I looked upon the promise I had given to be as sacred to •me as my country, or, if that were...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - Poets, English - 1898 - 234 pages
...To right or left, unheeded take your way, While I the dictates of high heaven obey. Without a sigh his sword the brave man draws. And asks no omen but his country's cause. But why should'st them suspect the war's success ? None fears it more, as none promotes it less. Tho' all our ships amid...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 6

Richard Garnett, LÚon VallÚe, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899 - 432 pages
...inauspicious dream, to have discouraged me. Notwithstanding this, I engaged in the cause, reflecting that,— Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause : for I looked upon the promise I had given to be as sacred to me as my country, or, if that were possible,...
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Wheeler's Graded Studies in Great Authors: And a Complete Speller

William Henry Wheeler - English language - 1899 - 228 pages
...1. Copy carefully. 2. Write from dictation. 3. Use the italicized words in sentences of your own. 1. Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.— HOMER. 2. The fondest hope That ever soared on fancy's wildest wing! — PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. 3. It...
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Krieg und Frieden: Erzńhlungen von Emil Frommel, "Villamaria" und Hans ...

Emil Frommel - 1900 - 110 pages
.... . One augury There is the surest and the best : to fight For our own land.' — Win. C. Bryant. ' Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.' — Pope. — 26. i▀ljrami'be (note the accent). 89. 2. bee atljenifr^en Sintere, ie Sophocles. —...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1186 pages
...hearers that our merits know. Line 293. The rest were vulgar deaths, unknown to fame. Book xi. Line 394. Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's canse. Book xii. Line 283 The life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature...
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - Authors, English - 1902 - 232 pages
...To right or left, unheeded take your way, While I the dictates of high heaven obey. Without a sigh his sword the brave man draws. And asks no omen but his country's causa But why should'st thou suspect the war's success ? None fears it more, as none promotes it less....
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 704 pages
...where descend; To right, to left, unheeded take your way, While I the dictates of high Heav'n obey. Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's canse. But why shonldst thou suspect the war's success ? None fears it more, as none promotes it less:...
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Annual Record of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachussets

Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts - 1906 - 798 pages
...bear, " Americanus Sum." [Great applause.] Eighth regular toast: — THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC. " Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause." — POPE, "Iliad of Homer." CAPTAIN MORSE. I cannot say anything about the Department-Commander unless...
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