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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
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It is sweet and glorious to die for one’s country.
        Horace.—Book III. Ode II.; and see Cicero in the Tusculan Disputations; Ben Jonson in the play of Catiline, Act III. Scene 2; and Beaumont and Fletcher, in the Faithful Friends, Act II. Scene 3.
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A glorious death is his
Who for his country falls.
        Homer.—The Iliad of Lord Derby, Book XV. Line 578. (Hector to his troops.)
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