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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 ... - Seite 216
von Thomas Green Fessenden - 1806 - 271 Seiten
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Bentley's Miscellany, Band 28

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1850
...security running over to the Continent — strengthening his argument by reference to the famous text— " He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day." But, unfortunately, of all the reasons he could have selected at that moment for running away, the...
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A Continuation of the Memoirs of a Working Man

Thomas Carter - 1850 - 240 Seiten
...My opinion, however, is, that upon the subject of fighting he held the doctrine which teaches that " He -who fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day ; While he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again." Yet he might, had he been tried,...
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The ladder of gold, Band 3

Robert Bell - 1850
...security running over to the Continent— strengthening his argument by reference to the famous text— He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. prospect of fighting another day was about the least persuasive. Winston declared he would stand his...
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The ladder of gold, Band 3

Robert Bell - 1850
...security running over to the Continent— strengthening his argument by reference to the famous text— He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. But, unfortunately, of all the reasons he could have selected at that moment for running away, the...
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The Keepsake

Marguerite A. Power, Frederic Mansel Reynolds, Caroline Sheridan Norton, Marguerite Countess of Blessington, Lady Emmeline Stuart-Wortley - 1851
...many were ill-natured enough to believe) that he had acted upon the very discreet principle, that " He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day," and had been by no means disposed to run the foolish risk of being " in battle slain," as in that case...
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Comparative Physiognomy: Or, Resemblances Between Men and Animals

James W. Redfield - 1852 - 334 Seiten
...none. The Irish have to be parted. Not so the Spaniards : they fight upon the principle — " That he who fights and runs away May live to fight another day !" The military ambition of the Spaniard is concentrated in a victorious contest with John Bull —...
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The Kinnears [by H. Keddie].

Henrietta Keddie - 1852
...all like the alternative." " Will you try another game ? fortune does not always frown." " Ah ! ' but he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day !' " " So you hold that ' discretion is the better part of valour.' Willie does not countenance that...
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The Baronet's Family: A Novel

Anne Beale - 1852
...enemy, but no sooner was his courage tried, than he found he could not stand fire, and proved that He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. In vain his tormentor, Morgan, praised his fortune and his person, and urged him to the charge ; he...
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St. George; Or, The Canadian League, Band 2

William Charles McKinnon - 1852
...Oh, you know," remarked Rodolphe, with a sneer, " that ' discretion is the best part of valor,' and ' he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day !' It is an ugly thing to see the Judge put on the black cap, and pronounce the awful words, 'the sentence...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Bände 23-24

1867
...distance, fled the field— doubtless he remembered the advice wrongly attributed to " Hudibras," that " He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day." Uis great object was to find out Nathalie, and acquaint her with the failure of his project. He knew...
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