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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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The Journal of the Ceylon Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society ..., Volumes 16-17

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. Ceylon Branch, Colombo - 1901 - 824 pages
...they were. What the Dutch historian termed " cowardice " the Sinhalese historian called " tactics." " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." (Laughter.) Mr. GUNERATNA seconded the vote of thanks, which was carried unanimously. 11. Mr. FH PRICE...
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Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats

Duncan Aikman - 1987 - 408 pages
...ever saw or heard of but himself. The little nursery song of my childhood comes back to my mind of " 'He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day But he who is in battle slain Never lives to fight again.' "This morning, November 21, the newspaper...
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The Movers: A Saga of the Scotch-Irish

Nancy Niblack Baxter - 1987 - 540 pages
...Ishmael Scott stuffed the letter in his pocket and left, shutting the door behind him very softly. "He who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day," he said to himself. "Goodbye now, Granny." PART IV INDIANA I803-I8II SONG FOR THE BUFFALO TRACE To...
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Ventriloquism Made Easy

Paul Stadelman, Bruce Fife - 2003 - 100 pages
...bird catches the worm. Too many cooks spoil the broth. Barking dogs never bite. Easy come, easy go. He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. A friend in need is a friend indeed. Laugh and grow fat. Though the bird may fly over your head, let...
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The Little Big Horn, 1876: The Official Communications, Documents, and ...

Loyd J. Overfield - 1990 - 212 pages
...has gratuitously fed him for three years. He is truly a shrewd chief, who must have discovered that he who fights and runs away may live to fight another day. The Indians were not all engaged at any one time; heavy reserves were held to repair losses and renew...
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Campaign of the Falieri and Piraeus in the Year 1827, Or, Journal of a ...

Thomas Douglas Whitcombe - 1992 - 254 pages
...New Plan, compiled by J. Newberry and revised and enlarged by O. Goldsmith, London, 1762, II, p. 147: 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. 70. Shakespeare, As You Like It II.vii.152....
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Dictionary of European Proverbs, Volume 1

Emanuel Strauss - 1994 - 616 pages
...away, may turn and fight another day e) he who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day f ) 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 g) the better part of valour is discretion...
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Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

Sallie A. Brock - 1996 - 404 pages
...their heels wings from Mercury, and practiced the admirable, but not very courageous precept that, "He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." It is usual to depreciate our public men. It seems to be altogether forgotten that the universal suffrage...
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Dartmouth Conspiracy

James Stevenson - 1999 - 284 pages
...translating something from another of the many English quotations that she had learned in childhood: '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 farmer shrugged. 'The war has been...
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A Maryland Boy in Lee's Army: Personal Reminiscences of a Maryland Soldier ...

George Wilson Booth - 2000 - 204 pages
...expert. In fact, the presentation of these pages is a forcible exemplification of the poetic truth that "he who fights and runs away may live to fight another day." Colonel Elzey had very much resented the command of the brigade passing to General Smith, and, on the...
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