battles quotes - 10 of
Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?
Is anyone afraid or disheartened? He should go back to his house, or he might cause the heart of his comrades to melt like his own
...and every sword was against the other, so that there was very great confusion.
One who puts on armor should not brag like one who takes it off.
You are not able to go against this Philistine to fight with him; for you are just a boy, and he has been a warrior from his youth
How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!... How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
And we are here as on a darkling plain
Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, ...
We shall renew the battle in the plain
Tomorrow--red with blood will Xanthus be; ...
The banners flashing through the trees
Make their blood dance and chain their eyes; ...
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