Mea Culpa.I read Henry V when I was 17 and my memory ain't what it was.Thank 
you for the correction.

Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred.

> Date: Sun, 6 Sep 2015 16:03:52 -0500
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> > Fred wrote:
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> > Henry V, at Agincourt, his rev-up-the-troops speech.
> > Once more into the breach, dear friends, once more and fill
> > up the gaps with our english dead. etc.
> That is a slight mis-quote. It is "Once more __unto__ the breach..."
>      Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
>      Or close the wall up with our English dead.
>      In peace there's nothing so becomes a man
>      As modest stillness and humility:
>      But when the blast of war blows in our ears,
>      Then imitate the action of the tiger;
> Henry V does say "into the breach" - but elsewhere.
>      For you shall read that my great-grandfather
>      Never went with his forces into France
>      But that the Scot on his unfurnish'd kingdom
>      Came pouring, like the tide into a breach,

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