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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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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 páginas
...substantial things; There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hands on kings: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...the 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...
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Riddell's review and epitomist: a literary miscellany

1761
...The lines quoted by our correspondent are from a poem by Shirley, entitled— DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must humble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with...
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Songs from the Dramatists

Robert Bell - 1854 - 268 páginas
...men bleed, leave off to kill. THE CONTENTION OF AJAX AND ULYSSES. 1659. THE EQUALITY OF THE GRAVE.* 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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History of Worksop: With Historical Descriptive and Discursive Sketches of ...

Edwin Eddison - 1854 - 336 páginas
...alluded to is of modern date, having been built there by Earl Manvers. 188 " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things . There...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." Intimately...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...Shirley. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...the 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...
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Gems of thought and flowers of fancy, ed. by R.W. Procter

Gems, Richard Wright PROCTER - 1855
...substantisl things ; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings; Scep're and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fre^h laurels where they kiH ; But their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame but one another...
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The history of Oswestry

William Cathrall - 1855 - 80 páginas
...monarchs was dealt out to him. His mortal career was ended, and he was "gathered to his fathers :" — " The glories of our blood and state are shadows, not...against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings." Henry was succeeded by Richard, his son, surnamed Coeur-deLion, whose reign continued for about ten...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 páginas
...substantial things ; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...the 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...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - 1856 - 383 páginas
...substantial things ; There is no armor against Fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings ! Sceptre, and Crown, must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...the 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...
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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 319 páginas
...is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble clown, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield — They tame but one another still. Early and late They...
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