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" Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn! "
Notes and Queries - Página 77
1904
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The History and Poetry of the Scottish Border: Thier Main Features ..., Volumen1

John Veitch - 1893
...how stout a heart is needed to break the wizard spell which there holds Arthur and his knights ! " Woe to the coward that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn." For in that case he would be driven ignominiously back from the Eildon halls, amid the more than mortal...
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The Corner in Gold: Its History and Theory: Being a Reply to Mr. Robert ...

Francis William Bain - 1893 - 130 páginas
...ought to have the courage of their opinions : a man should sign his name : no fighting behind walls. ' Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword, before he blew the horn ! motives always sublime, but still when Time lifted the dish-cover, there was the dish as empty as...
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Waverley, Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since

Walter Scott - 1895 - 372 páginas
...seize the enchanted sword; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words:— " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the hornl" At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland

1896 - 434 páginas
...Compare, If they would drink nettles in March, etc. WAE to him that lippens to ithers for tippence. WAE to the coward that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn. ie, it is foolish to awaken danger before we have arms in our hands to resist it. This saying is derived...
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Journal of the United States Artillery, Volumen5

1896
...to advance are known—everything is done that can be done outside of Congress. "Woe to the laggard that ever he was born Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn." The organization of the artillery with short service and reserve with local territorial assignment...
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Border Essays

John Veitch - 1896 - 246 páginas
...Historian's Table-Book, ii. p. 37. M wrathfully, because he first blew the horn ere he drew the sword — " Woe to the coward that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before lie blew the horn." That other adventurer was all right in first drawing the sword, only he failed...
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The Temple Edition of the Waverley Novels, Volumen1

Walter Scott - 1897
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words : " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn ! * At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Waverley: Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since

Walter Scott - 1906 - 496 páginas
...seize the enchanted sword ; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words : " Woe to the coward, that ever he was born Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn ! " At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Waverley

Sir Walter Scott - 1923
...to seize the enchanted sword; but at the same moment a voice pronounced aloud the mysterious words: 'Woe to the coward, that ever he was born, Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn! ' At the same time a whirlwind of irresistible fury howled through the long hall, bore the unfortunate...
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Englische Studien, Volumen7

1884
...born.« lautet in der bei Kuhn und Schwartz aus Scott's Daemonology and Witchcraft mitgetheilten sage : »Woe to the coward, that ever he was born Who did not draw the sword before he blew the horn.« In einer andern irischen sage (Dherro Dhirlha oder Die schlafenden krieger), mitgetheilt in K. v. K.'s...
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