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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Battle
 
It is a hard battle where none escape.  1
Many walk into a battle and are carried out of it.  Fielding.  2
Nothing but a battle lost can be so melancholy as a battle won.  Wellington.  3
The battle is over when the foe hath fallen.  Ovid.  4
The battle is weak that is waged with one hand.  Euripides.  5
The danger is great if thy foot stumble when thou goest to battle.  Volsunga Saga.  6
The winds and the waves in a naval battle are always on the side of the ablest navigator.  Gibbon.  7
 
 
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