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" Sceptre and Crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill: But their strong nerves at last must yield; They tame but one another... "
Poetical tributes to the memory of Abraham Lincoln - Page 233
by J.B. Lippincott Company. (1865. J.B. Lippincott & co.) - 1865 - 294 pages
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Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse: Written in the Time of the Civil Wars ...

Samuel Butler, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1715 - 243 pages
...(Breath, Whilft the pale Captive yields to (Death, . The Ga,r lands.wither on you? Brow, Then boaft no more your mighty (Deeds, Upon Death's purple Altar now, See .where phe Viftor Viftiin bjfeds.. Ğ . .To the cold Tomb ; -••• . ' •• Qoly tne Aft ions of the...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...They tame but one another ftill : Early or late, They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murm'ring 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 now, See where the viftor viftim bleeds...
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The Posthumous Works of Mr Samuel Butler, (author of Hudibras): Compleat in ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - Literary Criticism - 1754 - 315 pages
...breath, Win! ft the pale captive yields to death. r * The The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor viftim Weeds. All heads muft come - To the cold tomb ; Only the attions of the juft Smell fweet...
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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...to death. The garlands, wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death*i purple altar now Ste where the victor viftim bleedi :...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Music - 1765
...but one another ftill. Early or late They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murmuring breath, 15 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 now See where the viftor viftim bleeds:...
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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 now, See where the viftor victim bleeds....
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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. The The garlands wither on your brow, Then binll no mon: your mighty deed:, Upon death's purple altar now...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to...your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, SĞe where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the" cold tomb ; Only the actions of the...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to...wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deedi ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To...
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Specimens of the early English poets,: to which is prefixed an historical ...

George Ellis - Poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to...deeds ! Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds ! Your heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet,...
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