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" THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against Fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings: Sceptre and Crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men... "
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley - Page 395
by James Shirley, William Gifford, Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 1 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 35

John Nichols - Great Britain - 1765
...nerves at lad mnft yield Vhcy tame but one another ftill. Early or late They Hoop to fate, And mnft give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands, wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death*i purple altar...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...nerves at laft muft yield; They tame but one another ftill. Early or late, They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...nerves at lalt muft yield, They tame but one another ftill. Early or late They (loop to fate, And muft give up their murmuring breath, When, they, pale captives, creep to death. Boo* The garlands wither on your brow, Then binll no mon: your mighty deed:, Upon death's purple altar...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But thfiir strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deed* ; Upon death's purple altar...
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Specimens of the early English poets,: to which is prefixed an historical ...

George Ellis - Poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...substantial things ; Their is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on 'kings. . . Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow : Then boast no more your mighty deeds ! Upon death's purple altar...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - 1807
...substantial things ; There is no armour agairrt fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal...They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breatl), When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

Business & Economics - 1806 - 698 pages
...EMERALD. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords my reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they...murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now...
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Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...substantial things ; There ls no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal...murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 49

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1833
...not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down. And in the dust be equal...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar...
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