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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. "
Notes and Queries - Page 49
1863
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 538 pages
...Sc. 2, v. 1-4. For those that fly may fight again, Which he ean never do that's slain. — Uudibras. He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. — SIR JOHS MINSES. But DEMOSTHENES, the famous Greeian orator, had said, long before, — & ysvf,av...
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A smaller English grammar, by R.G. Latham and M.C. Maberly

Robert Gordon Latham, Mary Caroline Maberly - 1861 - 164 pages
...necessary. We may, if we choose, say he who steab, &c. A well-known pair of couplets runs thus — 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. If it were not, however, for the metre,...
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Lyrics for Freedom: And Other Poems

1862 - 262 pages
...rampant with the sword as pen, They had laid down that good old plan Of safety to a cornered man : " That he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain, Will never live to fight again !" And as their fighting men were...
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True blue

William Henry G. Kingston - 1862 - 502 pages
...The other ships imitated their leader's example. They were practically illustrating the adage of " He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day." One after another, the British ships found themselves without opponents. They endeavoured to make sail...
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The Vulcanite: A Quarterly Journal, Devoted to the Science of ..., Volumes 1-3

1860 - 428 pages
...self-interest for the protection of that profession, and the vindication of a professional principle ; but ' He who fights, and runs away, May -live to fight another day.' " The article in the June number of the Register from which the above extracts were made, is the last...
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Taming a shrew, Volume 2

Conway Keith - 1863 - 318 pages
...are," retorted Adelaide. " Discretion is the best part of valour — that is your creed, it seems." " ' For he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." " Well, Mrs. Meredith," continued Adelaide, " I am at your service for to-morrow's ride, and if the...
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Addenda to the Aedes Hartwellianae

William Henry Smyth - 1864 - 370 pages
...chose This stratagem t'amuse our foes, To make an hon'rable retreat, And waive a total sure defeat: 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. Hence timely running's no mean part Of...
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Addenda to the Aedes Hartwellianae

William Henry Smyth - 1864 - 368 pages
...chose This stratagem t'amuse our foes, To make an hon'rable retreat, And waive a total sure defeat: 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. Hence timely running's no mean part...
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Garibaldi: His Life and Times: Comprising the Revolutionary History of Italy ...

Francis Young (F.R.G.S.), W. B. B. Stevens - 1864 - 264 pages
...called Sal to : the cataract there has heen already descrihed. Thinking, with the old proverh, that " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," he determined to make it his IUM'f ,fu;.rU-r ; for a time at least. Before doing sO, however, he pursued...
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America: the Origin of Her Present Conflict: Her Prospect for the Slave, and ...

James William Massie - 1864 - 534 pages
...fought in a cabbage-garden, and the victory achieved by complying with the poetic prescription — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." It may be guessed how he wonld have sought the liberty and welfare of the WORKING Irishman by the system...
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