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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. "
Russell's Magazine - Page 432
edited by - 1858
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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
...lays his Icy Hands on Kings. Scepter and Crown Muft tumble down, And in the Duft be equal laid, . . .With the poor crooked Scythe and (spade Some Men with Swords may reap the (Field, And plant frelh Laurels where they kill, But their 'flrong Nerves at laft muft (yield, They tame but one another...
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Sepulchrorum Inscriptiones: Or a Curious Collection of Above 900 ..., Volume 1

1727
...Death lays his icy Hands on Kings. Sceptre and Crown Muffc tumble down, And in the Duft be equal laid, With the poor crooked Scythe and Spade. Some Men with Swords may reap the Field, And plant frefli Lawrels where they kill ^ But their ftrong Kerves at laft muft yield, They tame but one another...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...Ajax and Ulysses for the " Armor of Achilles:'] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate...laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...Armor " of Achilles."] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; Their is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand...laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

1804
...AND COLLECTED IN 168f. Vivit postfunera virtus. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate,...hand on kings; Sceptre and crown must tumble down With the poor crooked scythe and spade; All heads must come to the cold tomb, And in the dust be equal...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...the pot. S1IAKSPEARE. THE VANITY OF GREATNESS. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate...on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade ; All heads...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...substantial thujga ; here ia no armor apainst fate : )eath biys his icy hands ou ki»gs : Seepire and crown tumble down, 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 kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - 1807
...state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour agairrt fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And...laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame but one another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...— and all is peace. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. j. HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate...laurels where they kill : But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico-odico ...

Richard Warner, Henry Phillpotts (bp. of Exeter.), Tom Type (pseud.) - 1808
...7 Pi^ff Ss piY flvjwc ava^ayr' ts ra.pra.pw tupev. HESIOD. 33 " Sceptre and crovn Must tumble dovn, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade." Now had the splendour of his reign been o'er, And RAMROD, crush'd to death, arose no more, Had not...
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