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" To every man upon this earth Death cometh soon or late; And how can man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods... "
Critical and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 288
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1854
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Blackwood's Magazine

1847
...has the effect of dilnting the strength those contained in the last two lines, of the passage. " ' And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nnrses Her baby at her breast ; And for the holy maidens Who feed the eternal flame, To save them from...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods ? " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest,...feed the' eternal flame, — To save them from false Sextns That wrought the deed of shame? " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may;...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

1842
...man die better, Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his Gods. And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest...them from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame ? Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; I, with two more to help me, Will hold...
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Jugel's universal magazine, ed. by F.A. Catty

1843
...man die better Than facing tearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods : And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest;...from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame? Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; 1, with two more to help me, AVill hold...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his gods, " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest,...breast, And for the holy maidens Who feed the eternal name, To save them from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame ? " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathen And the temples of his gods, " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest,...them from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame .' " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61

1847
...interpolates another stanza, which has the effect of diluting the streTujJ.lv. of the passage. " ' And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest, And for the wife who nurses Her baby at her breast ; And for the holy maidens Who feed the eternal flame, To save them from false...
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Lays of Ancient Rome

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1849 - 210 pages
...better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers And the temples of his Gods, XXVIII. " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest,...them from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame ? XXIX. " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...man die better Than facing fearful odds, For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods, And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest,...from false Sextus That wrought the deed of shame? Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may; I, with two more to help me, Will hold...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 1; Volume 37

1853
...man die better Than facing fearful odds For the ashes of his fathers, And the temples of his gods ; " And for the tender mother Who dandled him to rest...from false Sextus, That wrought the deed of shame ? " Hew down the bridge, Sir Consul, With all the speed ye may ; I, with two more to help me, Will...
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