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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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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - 1858
...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 field. And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong nerves nt last must yield; They tame but one another still: Early, or late, They stoop...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858
...substantial things ; There is no armor against Fate ; Death lays his icy hand on Kings ! Sceptre, 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, '...
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A Manchester Book: The Song of the Cat, a Legend of the Chancery Court, Not ...

Henry Green - 1858 - 133 páginas
...alike, the inevitable hour ; The paths of glory lead — but to the grave." Or the quainter lines, — " 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 !" Note 10,...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...richness of imagery. Of his lyrical genius the following is a noble specimen. DEATH'S FIXAL CONQUEST. 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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volumen1

George Gilfillan - 1858
...not substantial things; There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hands on kings: Scepter and crown 5 Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal...With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with s%vords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill: 10 But then- strong nerves at...
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volumen1

William Hone - 1859
...substantial things; There is no armour Rgainst 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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Select Poetry: Chiefly on Subjects Connected with Religion

1860 - 272 páginas
...things ; ' O r 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 field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong nerves at length must yield ; They tame but one another still: Early or late They...
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Moral Emblems: With Aphorisms, Adages, and Proverbs, of All Ages and Nations

Jacob Cats, Robert Farlie - 1860 - 239 páginas
...to live ; Unquench'd our Spirit, by our body's death, Rises refresh'd to breathe with purer breath. 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. — SHIRLEY....
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the practice of critism

...use the art, 1 5 Shall have the cunning skill to break a heart. THE GLORIES OF OUR BLOOD AND STATE The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not...armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on Kings, Scepter and Crown, Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made, With the poor crooked sithe and...
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Growing Up with Poetry: An Anthology for Secondary Schools

David Rubadiri - 1989 - 112 páginas
...eternally, And death shall be no more. Death, thou shalt die. John Donne (England) Death the leveller 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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