Michael Joseph Barry Quote

But whether on the scaffold high
Or in the battle's van,
The fittest place where man can die
Is where he dies for man!


The Dublin Nation, Sept. 28, 1844, Vol. ii. p. 809, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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But whether on the scaffold high Or in the battle's van, The fittest place where man can die Is where he dies for man!

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But whether on the scaffold high Or in the battle's van, The fittest place where man can die Is where he dies for man!

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But whether on the scaffold high Or in the battle's van, The fittest place where man can die Is where he dies for man!

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But whether on the scaffold high Or in the battle's van, The fittest place where man can die Is where he dies for man!