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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 - Strona 49
1863
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The Parlour Window: Or, Anecdotes

Edward Mangin - 1841 - Liczba stron: 179
...but in the published poems of Sir John Mennes, a clerk in the Admiralty, in the time of Charles II. " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day," &c. This may be an instance of accidental resemblance in Mennes and Butler: such petty larceny as has...
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A lecture on the origin and reception of several important discoveries

Willson Cryer - 1842
...reprehensible cowardice. Discretion is the better part of valour ; for in the language of Hudibras, — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day ; But he that is in battle slain Will never rise to fight again." Dr. Mc'Intosh, a late lecturer on...
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Memoirs of a Working Man

Thomas Carter - 1845 - Liczba stron: 234
...My opinion, however, is, that upon the subject of fighting he held the doctrine which teaches that " He who fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day ; While he who is in battle slain Can never rise to fight again." Yet he might, had he been tried,...
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The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette, Tom 44

1846
...the better part of valour," and wholly free from any silly disregard for the memorable adage that " He who fights, and runs away, May live to fight another day.*' Yes, these were the essential but difficult lessons required to be taught the Woolwich youth — these...
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The British Magazine, Tom 29

1846
...which consists in a very high degree of discretion, suggesting to its possessor, not merely that, " he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day ;" bnt that he who runs away without fighting, has a better chance of coming to a future conflict unmaimed...
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New Quarterly Review; Or, Home, Foreign and Colonial Journal, Tom 8

1847
...happy for the world that neither of them had too much mauvaite honte to act on the maxim, that — " He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." If his epicurean habits should he urged, it must he remembered that he was a pagan ; that it was the...
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Essays on Subjects Connected with the Reformation in England

Samuel Roffey Maitland - 1849 - Liczba stron: 590
...which consists in a very high degree of discretion, suggesting to its possessor, not merely that, " he who fights and runs away, may live to fight another day ;" but that he who runs away without fighting, has a better chance of coming H to a future conflict...
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Wreaths of Friendship: a Gift for the Young

Timothy Shay Arthur, Francis Channing Woodworth - 1849 - Liczba stron: 240
...were dead, he could be of no service whatever to the world. Hudibras said well when he said, " That he who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day." That was good logic. But Carlo went farther than this, even. He was for running away before he fought...
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The ladder of gold, Tom 3

Robert Bell - 1850
...security running over to the Continent— strengthening his argument by reference to the famous text— He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. prospect of fighting another day was about the least persuasive. Winston declared he would stand his...
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The ladder of gold, Tom 3

Robert Bell - 1850
...security running over to the Continent— strengthening his argument by reference to the famous text— He who fights and runs away May live to fight another day. But, unfortunately, of all the reasons he could have selected at that moment for running away, the...
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