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17 'Tis as easy to be heroes as to sit the idle slaves Of a legendary virtue carved upon our father's graves. Low ELL–The Present Crisis. St. 15. 18 Tel a esté miraculeux au monde, auquel sa femme et son valet n'ont rien veu seulement de remarquable; peu d'hommes ont esté admirez par leur domestiques. Such an one has been, as it were, miraculous in the world, in whom his wife and valet have seen nothing even remarkable; few men have been admired by their servants. MoNTAIGNE—Essays. Bk. III. Ch. II. (See also CoRNUEL) 19 See the conquering hero comes! Sound the trumpets, beat the drum s! DR. THos. MoRELL–Words used by HANDEl in Joshua, and Judas Maccabaeus. (Introduced in stage version of LEE's Rival Queens. Act II. Sc. 1.)
20 My personal attendant does not think so much of these things as I do. PLUTARCH-De Iside. Ch. XXIV. Also in Regnum et Imperatorum. Apothegmata. II. 28. (Tauchnitz Ed.) (See also Cornuel) 21 Do we weep for the heroes who died for us, Who living were true and tried for us, And dying sleep side by side for us; The martyr band That hallowed our land With the blood they shed in a tide for us? ABRAM J. RYAN–C. S. A.
The last flash . . and the hideous attack
And soon these battered heroes will come back,