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" They never fail who die In a great cause : the block may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls — But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years Elapse, and others share as dark... "
The Works of Lord Byron - Page 81
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1825
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Notes and Queries

1861 - 584 pages
...—Who is the author of the following lines? — t " They never fail who die In a great cause. The blnck may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the...their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls," &c. JS [Lord Byron : Marino Faliero, Act II. Sc. 2.] WHITTINGTON AND HIS CAT. (2°* S. xi. 206. 253.)...
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Addresses and Messages to the General Court, Proclamations, Official ...

Massachusetts. Governor - 1861 - 566 pages
...By their names, their character, their service, their fate, their glory, they * cannot fail : — " They never fail who die In a great cause ; the block...may soak their gore ; Their heads may sodden in the Bun, their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls; But still their spirit walks abroad. Though...
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Address[es]

Massachusetts. Governor (1861-1866 : Andrew) - 1862 - 1020 pages
...youth. By their names, their character, their service, their fate, their glory, they cannot fail ; — "They never fail who die In a great cause ; the block may soak their gore ; Their beads may sodden in the sun, their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls ; But still their...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 388 pages
...youth. By their names, their character, their service, their fate, their glory, they cannot fail : — " They never fail who die In a great cause; the block may soak their gore; Their heads may sodden 6 in the sun, their limbs Be strung to city gates and castle walls ; But still their spirit walks abroad....
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Christian Memorials of the War: Or, Scenes and Incidents Illustrative of ...

Horatio Balch Hackett - 1864 - 284 pages
...shall be counted an honor, and shall give added potency to the voice which speaks from his grave. " They never fail who die In a great cause ; the block...heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to the city gates and castle walls, But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years Elapse and others...
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The Present Position of the Seceded States: And the Rights and Duties of the ...

Alpheus Crosby - 1865 - 32 pages
...us on, right on. They still strive in our efforts ; they triumph in our success. It is thus that " They never fail who die In a great cause. The block...; Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs lie strung to city gates and castle walls : But still their spirit is abroad. Though years Elapse,...
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The Gentle Life: Essays in Aid of the Formation of Character

James Hain Friswell - 1866 - 328 pages
...throne is as nothing — indeed, no throne —compared to the scaffold whereon a great man perishes. " They never fail who die In a great cause : the block...castle walls, But still their spirit walks abroad." And, again, the same poet, Byron, asks, "What were we if Brutus had not lived ? He died in giving Rome...
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A Journal of Hospital Life in the Confederate Army of Tennessee: From the ...

Kate Cumming - 1866 - 218 pages
...not offered up their lives in vain. "For they never fail who die In a just cause. The block may suck Their gore; their heads may sodden In the sun ; their limbs be strung To city-gates and castle-walls, But still their spirits walk abroad, And never rest till the great cause...
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Random Sketches and Wandering Thoughts: Or, What I Saw in Camp, on the March ...

Bartholomew S. De Forest - 1866 - 338 pages
...cast with such a noble band of our country's defenders. RANDOM SKETCHES AND WANDEEING THOUGHTS. 1862. "They never fail who die In a great Cause; the block may Boak their gore, Their heads may sodden in the sun ; their limbs Be strung to city gates or castle...
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The St. James's Magazine, Volume 20

1867 - 520 pages
...for which alike a Hampden and a Falkland bled, and it is a titled poet who says on such a subject : " They never fail who die in a great cause. The block...sun, Their limbs be strung to city gates and castle walla ; But still their spirit walks abroad. Though years elapse, and others share as dark a doom,...
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