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  • It was called Horatius at the— he sagged limply, eyes rolling back in his head.

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  • At this a Roman called Horatius came forward and offered to stand at the farther end of the bridge, to keep the Tuscans at bay while it was being destroyed.

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  • For quite a long while they held the narrow gateway and the mound against all the howling, thrusting mob, much as the Roman called Horatius and his two friends held the entrance to some bridge or other long ago at

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  • Genoa -- the very town from which "the brave Lord of Luna," of whom you may read in Macaulay's splendid poem of "Horatius," came to the sack of Rome.

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  • "Horatius" with much energy and appropriate action, to the great amusement of his audience.

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  • Two of the ballads, "Horatius," and "The Pied Piper," belong to literature, and you cannot afford not to know them, and some of the fairy stories are like bits of golden coin, worth treasuring up and reading often.

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  • Thomas Babington Macaulay's poem "Horatius" which read: "And how can man die better, Than facing fearful odds..."

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  • John Townley referred to this as Lake's "Horatio at the Bridge" moment; said title being a children's poem adapted from "Horatius" (1842) by Lord T.B. MacCaulay.

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  • /* we see if we can execute a verse of Macauley's famous poem 'Horatius'.

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  • So to see the left tag anyone in the established media who dares to treat this modern day Horatius at the Bridge with anything other than respect as "Nixonian" is just the next logical step.

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