“I was only a musket-bearer in it's ranks that day, but it did my heart none the less good to see how grandly the children of my nurture, knew how to die for cause and country.”
“You were put here to decode the Word of Thoth, then to die for the eternal benefit of Father del Piero and his friends.”
“He had his own trained men; he had his kobun Nii, his most trusted fellow, virtually connected by tether to the child; he had forty toughened soldiers from Boss Otani, ready to die for him.”
““Why is it so honorable to die for an emperor and a fatherland when all the emperor and the fatherland want is for you to help them out, and never the other way around?””
“She wanted to give all of herself to Marcus, irreservedly, to hold nothing back, to live for him, if need be, to die for him.”
“Austin Friar of whom Bishop Ingworth complained on 14 December, 1538, that "at all times he still held and still desired to die for it, that the king may not be head of the Church of England".”
“So that he was often heard to cry out, in the midst of his devotions, “How glad should I be to die for thee, O my God! O my dear Japonians, how much are you to be lamented, and what compassion do you raise in me!””
“These insolentliars, it is true, proclaim their creed in a stentorian voice to the wholeworld for other sinners to hear; but their intention is not, if necessary, to die for it, but to live better.”
“He knew that every language was precious to me, not only the heavyweights but the little ones that were condemned to die for want of written form; that the missionary's son needed to run after these erring sheep and lead them back to the fold; that I heard legend, history, fable and poetry in them and the voice of my imagined mother regaling me with spirit-tales.”
“Fleet Captain Galbus Peel repeated the gesture of fealty and also signed, acting as the proxy of Prince Somarus, who participated in the ceremony through the wind-talent of Fring, not bothering to hide his fury at the craven behavior of Honigalus, who had declined to die for Didion.”
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