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" Tis ours the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis safer through the camp to go, And rob a subject, than despoil a foe. "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 41
edited by - 1779
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1720
...courage appears in this way of fervice, each man being ia a miuuci fingled out to the proof of it. £»'Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine to look on, and bid the Valiant dye. So much 'tis fafer thro' the camp to go, And rob a fubjerft, then defpoil a foe. 3°J Scourge...
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Extracts from mr. Pope's translation corresponding with The beauties of ...

Homerus - 1776
...nobly face the horrid front of war ? 'Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, " ""'.; "i': Thine to look on, .and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis fafer thro' the camp to go, And rob a fubjeS, than def;ioij a foe, . . . . Scourge of thy people, violent...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poetry - 1795
...a deer ! When wert thou known in ambulh'd fights to d.ir*f Or nobly face the horrid front of war ? 'Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine...to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis fait r through the camp to go, And rob a fubject, than defpoil a foe. Scourge of thy people, violent...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - History - 1804 - 479 pages
...deer ! When wert thou known in ambufh'd fights to dare Or nobly face the horrid front of war ? 300 •Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try,...fafer through the camp to go, And rob a fubjecl. than defpoila foe. Scourge of thy people, violent and hafe ! 305 Sent by Jove's anjcr on a fl.iviih nice,...
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The Iliad, tr. by A. Pope

Homerus - 1807
...deer! When wert thou known in arabush'd fights to dare, Or nobly face the horrid front of war? 3OO Tis ours the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine...to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis safer through the camp to go, And rob a sub1ect, than despoil a foe. Scourge of thy people, violent...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...! ' When wert thou known in ambush'd lights to dnre, ' Or nobly face the horrid front of war? 300 ' 'Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, ' Thine to look on, and hid the valiant die. ' So much 'tis safer thro' the camp to go, ' And rob a subject, than despoil a...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...heart a deer ! When wert thou known in ambush'd fights to dare, Or nobly face the horrid front of war ? 'Tis ours, the chance of fighting fields to try, Thine...to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis safer through the camp to go, And rob a subject, than despoil a foe. Scourge of thy people, violent...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 19

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...fights to dare, Or nobly face the horrid front of war ? • 'Tis ours, the chance of fighting Reids to try, Thine to look on, and bid the valiant die. So much 'tis safer through the camp to go, And rob a subject, than despoil a fix:. Scourge of thy people, violent...
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