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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. "
A Household Book of English Poetry - Página 51
1870 - 438 páginas
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 páginas
...16-19) ELP; NOEC; NOIV; OxBoLi; PoRA JAMES SHIRLEY (1596-1666) The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses 1 ing With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different...(1. 10-20) 61 "Please your honors," said he, "I'm Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. (1. 1—8)...
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Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom

Suhas Chatterjee - 1995 - 201 páginas
...near Demagiri Lakher chiefs in their traditional dress (1925) 1 THE STATUS AND ECONOMY OF THE CHIEFS The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...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. —James Shirty...
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Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom

Suhas Chatterjee - 1995 - 201 páginas
...near Demagiri Lakher chiefs in their traditional dress (1925) 1 THE STATUS AND ECONOMY OF THE CHIEFS The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...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. — James Shirty...
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - 2014 - 128 páginas
...poet's vision of Aunt Tilly as expressed in lines 19 to 23, by reference to earlier parts of the poem. The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings: s Sceptre and crown, Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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Literary Companion to the Lectionary: A Poetic Gathering to Accompany the ...

Mark Pryce - 2001 - 160 páginas
...the works of justice and faith which endure in an age where all else will pass away (Gospel, Year A). The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...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 with...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 páginas
...SIMONIDES GREEK (C. 556-C. 468 BC) TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES The glories of our blood and state The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...Death lays his icy hand on kings: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust by equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - 2005 - 265 páginas
...brighten toilsome] hard-working, labouring quickness] fleeting spirit 70 Death the Leveller JAMES SHIRLEY The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...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 with...
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What Good are the Arts?

John Carey - 2006 - 286 páginas
...through Shakespeare's histories and tragedies, and on into the moral certainties of i/th-century poetry: The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...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. Shortly before...
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