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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. "
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1863
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Yankee-notions, Volume 3

1854 - 398 pages
...himself. Somewhat sobered by these threats, Pctruchio bethought himself of the advice of Hudibras : "He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." So, heedless of the strangeness of his dress, he instantly slipt down the back stairs, and sought refuge...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 3

1854 - 542 pages
...superciliously through her glass. ' Well, Maurice,' said the doctor, ' returned from the wars, I see — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." Do you remember the old couplet of Pindar's V ' That is not Peter Pindar's, sir; you are quoting from...
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Where is it? A dictionary of common poetical quotations in the English language

Where - 1855 - 86 pages
...felt a wound. Romeoand Juliet, actii, scene 2. SHAKEN 1 Hide your diminished rays. Third Moral Es. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day, But he who is in battle slain Will never live to fight again.1 Musarum Delicice, 1656. MENNIS AND SMITH....
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The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere ..., Volume 1

United States Naval Astronomical Expedition, 1849-1852, James Melville Gilliss - 1855 - 616 pages
...prisoners; and the remainder, perhaps four hundred and fifty, adopting the belief of Falstaff, that " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," "made tracks" for the city. This was quietly surrendered next day, after exchanging one or two notes,...
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The Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1856 - 436 pages
...the only true philosophy. There is no Chinese soldier who has it not already as a principle— "That he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day;" and who does not believe that, under existing circumstances, this is the only course open to a rational...
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Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

Dr. Doran (John) - 1857 - 530 pages
...that Sir John Minnes is not even the original author of the Hudibrastically sounding assertion — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." The lines in Hudibras are as the perfecting and comment on the above, remarking as they do — " For...
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The Jesuit in England; with the horrors of the Inquisition in Rome, Volume 526

John Russell (author of Alfred Barton.) - 1858 - 394 pages
...Garcino did not attempt to retaliate. No, he acted under a better — to his taste — standing rule, " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day. But he who is in battle slain, Will never live to fight again." and had at length slipped the bolt,...
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Up Among the Pandies: Or, A Year's Service in India

Sir Vivian Dering Majendie - 1859 - 394 pages
...amount of resolution, we might have had some trouble in taking ; but Pandy, ever true to the maxim that "he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day," had, as I have before said, made his exit directly we approached. The 1st Bengal Fusiliers were left...
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Adventures and Observations on the West Coast of Africa, and Its Islands ...

Charles W. Thomas, Chas. W. Thomas - 1860 - 492 pages
...the water by the natives. The party on shore was in great disorder, and remembering the adage that " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," took to their heels, leaving the field-piece to the enemy, and went into town at the rate of a great...
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Central India During the Rebellion of 1857 and 1858 ...

Thomas Lowe - 1860 - 426 pages
...Joshua. At Dhar there was much to favour the escape of an enemy who chose to apply the adage, — " He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day." Our force was, in reality, very small to effect the reduction of such a stronghold ; we were lamentably...
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