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" Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear ; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come, when it will come. "
Instructive and Entertaining Lessons for Youth: With Rules for Reading with ... - Page 44
by Noah Webster - 1835 - 252 pages
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Some Account of the Life and Writings of Lope Felix de Vega Carpio

Henry Richard Vassall Baron Holland - Authors, Spanish - 1806 - 294 pages
...The last line of the second stanza, quoted above, reminds one of a similar sentiment in Shakspere : " Cowards die many times before their deaths, The valiant never taste of death but once." Julius Caesar, act 2. sc. 2. With regard to Lope's other epic poems, I have never read the Circe...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Issue 11

William Shakespeare - 1806
...beggars die, there are no comets seen; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes. Cor*. Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that meij should fear;...
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Translations Chiefly from the Greek Anthology: With Tales and Miscellaneous ...

Epigrams, Greek - 1806 - 233 pages
...mourn not those," <trc. This is exactly similar to the noble and well-known speech of Julius Caesar. " Cowards die many times before their deaths : The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear, Seeing...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which lie did ascend. A 'gainst the FEAR (SHAKESPEARE.) COWARDS die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once : Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, Jt seems to me most strange, that men should fear:...
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The Plays of Shakspeare: Printed from the Text of Samuel Johnson ..., Volume 10

William Shakespeare - 1807
...beggars die, there are no comets seen ; The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes. Cox. Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear ;...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...lost. Why then we wreak the value'; then we'lmtf The virtue that possession would not shew i Whilst it was ours. Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...pomp. When those who attend him talk of the many omens which had appeared that day,, he answers: " Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...beggars die, there are no comets seen ? The heav'ns themselves blaze forth the death of princes. Ctes. Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death .but once : Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear :...
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King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - Aging parents - 1808 - 78 pages
...beggars die, there are no comets seen ? The heav'ns themselves blaze forth the death of princes. Cecs. .Cowards die many times before their deaths ; The valiant never taste of death but once : Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear :...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...in vain." We find not less of novelty than of grandeur in the image; and in this of Shakspeare — " Cowards die many times before their deaths, " The valiant never taste of death but once." The sublimity of the thought is rather increased than diminished by the ingenious turn which...
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