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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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The Speeches of the Right Hon. Henry Grattan: To which is Added ..., Volume 2

Henry Grattan - Ireland - 1854 - 480 pages
...here a troop stood for the empire, and then learn this practical knowledge, that, " Without a priest, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause". I beg to observe, that the gentlemen on the other side have established no ground for disqualification...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 376 pages
...extend, Or where the sun arise, or where descend ; To right, to left, unheeded take your way' — ' Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.' " Pope's Homer, II. siL 279. their own faults to the charge of old age, which that Ennius, of whom...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1855 - 374 pages
...the sun arise, or where descend ; To right, to left, unheeded take your way' — ' Without a sign hia sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.' " Pope's Homer, II. xii. 279. their own faults to the charge of old age, which that Ennius, of whom...
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Cicero's Three Books Of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1856 - 368 pages
...extend. Or where the suns arise, or where descend ; To right, to left, unheeded take your way' — ' Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause.' " Pope's Homer, II. xii. 279 their own faults to the charge of old age, which that Ennius, of whom...
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The Works of Mrs. Hemans: With a Memoir of Her Life, Volume 1

Felicia Dorothea Hemans - 1857 - 394 pages
...ENGLAND AND SPAIN; WALLACE'S INVOCATION TO BRUCE. ENGLAND AND SPAIN;* OR, VALOUR AND PATRIOTISM. " His sword the brave man draws. And asks no omen but his country's cause."—POPE. Too long have Tyranny and Power combined To sway, with iron sceptre, o'er mankind ;...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Greece: For the Use ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1858 - 394 pages
...such quackery, and answered his superstitious monitors with that wellknown verse of Homer : ****** His sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. The Athenian philosophers contributed much to shake the credit previously given to these supposed declarations...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 506 pages
...where descend ; To right, to left, unheeded take your way, While I the dictates of high Heaven obey. ! Hhs , shpuldst thou suspect the war's success ! None fears it more, as none promotes it less : Though all...
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Miscellaneous poems, Volume 11

J C. Cox - 1863 - 176 pages
..." Peculiar Horse" . . . .134 MISCELLANEOUS POEMS, MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. THE BATTLE OF WATEBLOO. — His sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. POPE. AWAKE, O Muse ! and mount on lofty wing, The battle great of Waterloo to sing, That awfiil day,...
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Beautiful thoughts from Greek authors, with Engl. transl. and lives of the ...

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1864 - 424 pages
...See Grocott, p. 271. THE BRAVE. П. xii. 243. 6 olwvbs apurros, afiuvctreai. trfpl тгатрф. Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. THE SNOW-STORM. 11. xii. 278. йоте И0а8е$ X'POS тг/тгтйхп OU.IUM filian xei/epv,...
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The Literature and Curiosities of Dreams: A Commonplace Book of ..., Volume 1

Alexander Henley Grant - Commonplace books - 1865 - 416 pages
...discouraged me. Notwithstanding this, I engaged in the cause, reflecting within myself — • ' " Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. "t 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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