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" Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. "
Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ... - Seite 140
1805 - 358 Seiten
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Cicero's epistles to Atticus, with notes, tr by W. Guthrie

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1806
...me these sentiments in a book written in favour of the aristocratic party, I can have no doubt that Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause2. But we will reserve these matters for our walks3 at the compitalitia. Do not forget, the day...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...irrevocable nod, 275 To right, to left, unheeded take your way, While I the dictates of high heaven obey. Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. 284 But why shouldst thou suspect the war's success? None fears it more, as none promotes it less :...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Band 41

John Bell - 1807
...descend; 280 'To right, to left, unheeded take your way, ' While I the dictates of high lieav'n ohey. ' Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, ' And asks no omen but his country's cause. e But why should'st thou suspect the war's success? ' None fears it more, as none promotes it less:...
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul: With Occasional Remarks, Band 1

Pliny (the Younger) - 1807
...inauspicious dream, to have discouraged me. Notwithstanding this, I engaged in the cause, reflecting that, Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws. And asks no omen but his country's causet — for I looked upon the promise I had given to be as sacred to me as my country, or, if that...
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The Iliad of Homer, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1808
...the dictates of high heaven ohey. Without a sign his sword the hrave man draws, And asks no omen hut his country's cause. But why shouldst thou suspect...success? None fears it more, as none promotes it less : 286 Thongh all our chiefs amid yon ships expire, Trust thy own cowardice t' escape their fire. Troy...
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The Letters of Pliny the Consul: With Occasional Remarks, Band 1

Pliny (the Younger.) - 1809
...he most usually relates falschoods ; however, nothing hinders but he may sometimes speak truth," . Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause* — for I looked upon the promise I had given to be as sacred to me as my country, or, if that were...
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Dissertations Moral and Critical, Band 3

James Beattie - 1809
...country is the best of all * P;ir. Lost, briok v. " auguries:"* or, as Pope has very well expressed it, Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen, but his country's cause. If we attend to all the circumstances, and reflect that both Hector and Homer believed in auguries,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Band 19

Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 782 Seiten
...where descend ; To right, to left, unheeded take your way. While I the dictates of high Heaven obey. Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. But why shoiildst thou suspect the war's success ? None fears it more, as none promotes it less : Though all...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Pope's Homer's ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Irft, unheeded take your w:iy, While I the dictates of high Heaven obey. Without a sign his s\vord the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. But why sliouldst thou suspect the war's success f None fears it more, as none promotes it less : Though all...
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The Rhetoric, Poetic and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle, tr. by T. Taylor

Aristoteles - 1811
...to encounter danger, though they have not sacrificed, may employ [what Hector says to Polydamas,] " Without a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country'^ cause "." 1 Stesichorus signified by this enigma, that if the Locrian* behaved insolently...
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