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" In all the trade of war no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat : For those that run away, and fly, Take place at least o' the "
The Works of the English Poets: Butler - Página 122
por Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

1889 - 899 páginas
...away, and fly. Take place nt least of th' enemy. «. BUTLEK— Hudibras. Pt. I. Canto III Line 609. In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat. v. BUTLEB— Hudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. Line 607. WAR. WAR. 457 The trenchant blade, Toledo trusty,...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 páginas
...happiness of sweet retir'd content! To be at once secure and innocent. Denftam. RETREAT. NOBILITY OF. In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat. Buller. RETRIBUTION. INEVITABLE. Man never fastened one end of a chain around the neck of his brother,...
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The Martial Annals of the City of York

Caesar Caine, Cæsar Caine - 1893 - 287 páginas
...confluence of the River Swale with the Ouse, about twelve miles from the city. It has been said : " In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat !" 1 It would have been well if Archbishop Melton had conceived such an idea. But the desire for revenge,...
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The English Poets: Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1895
...that meddles with cold iron ! (7) Valour's a mousetrap, wit a gin, That women oft are taken in. (8) In all the trade of war no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat, For those that run away and fly Take place at least of the enemy. (9) He that runs may fight again,...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volumen2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1896
...that meddles with cold iron ! (7) Valour's a mousetrap, wit a gin, That women oft are taken in. (8) In all the trade of war no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat, For those that run away and fly Take place at least of the enemy. (9) He that runs may fight again,...
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Battles of the Nineteenth Century, Volumen1

Archibald Forbes - 1896 - 760 páginas
...and refreshment. Butler's words are not necessarily untrue because written in sarcastic vein — 11 In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat." Both the rival generals would have liked to have continued the battle, but the Mexicans were utterly...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 páginas
...away, and fly, Take place at least o' th' enemy. t. BUTLER— Htidibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 609. r u. BUTLER — Hudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 607. 636 WAR. And there was mounting in hot haste : the...
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A patriotic primer for the little citizen ...

Wallace Foster - 1898 - 113 páginas
...youth of this country, as noble examples of heroism and patriotism. — General William T. Sherman. "In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat." It is a matter of great anxiety and concern to me that the slave trade is sometimes perpetrated under...
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Wheeler's Graded Studies in Great Authors: And a Complete Speller

William Henry Wheeler - 1899 - 224 páginas
...youth and pleasure meet To chase the glowing hours with flying feet. — GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON. 6. In all the trade of war, no feat Is nobler than a brave retreat. —SAMUEL BUTLER. 7. Wild as the winter now tearing the forest, Till the last leaf of summer is flown.—ROBERT...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Parte1

1899
...Ecclesiastical Polity," vol. v. p. 80. And now if you'll turn to " Hudibras," Pt. I. canto iii., you'll read: In all the trade of war no feat Is nobler than a bold retreat ; For those that run away and fly Take p'.ace at least of the enemy. Doubtless they go...
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