Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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 Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the Popular ... - Page 360
by William Hone - 1826
Full view - About this book

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 35

Early English newspapers - 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 :...
Full view - About this book

Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Ballads, English - 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:...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - 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....
Full view - About this book

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...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...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...on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, Se where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the"...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...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...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...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...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...on your brow : Then boast no more your mighty deeds ! Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds ! Your heads must come To the cold...
Full view - About this book

The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...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...on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold...
Full view - About this book

The Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...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...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...
Full view - About this book

Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...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...or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF