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" Some men with swords may reap 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 to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives,... "
Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads - Página 108
1819
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley,: Honoria and Mammon. Chabot ...

James Shirley - 1833
...murmuring breath , When they, pale captives, creep to death . The garlands wither on your brow, Tften 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 tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet,...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volumen2

1833
...must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds. Upon death's purple altiir now See where the victor victim bleeds ; All heads must come To the cold tomb. Only the actions...
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Tales of Ireland

William Carleton - 1834 - 366 páginas
...of truth and moral beauty. They now sleep in the same grave — for as the old poet well sings — " All heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions...of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust." Never was the exquisite beauty of the closing thought, in these fine moral lines of Shirley, more touchingly...
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Canterbury Tales ...: Introduction. The traveller's tale. Montford; The poet ...

Sophia Lee, Harriet Lee - 1834
...mighty deeds ; For on Death's purple altar now Jo, where the victor, victim bleetls ! All heads.must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust SHIRLEY. *** IT drew towards evening, ere the Prior and his guest returned from visiting the ruin;...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volumen2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...more your mighty deeds ; Upon dentil's purple altar now, See, where the victor victim bleeds : Your heads must come • To the cold tomb, — Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in their dust." Vol. vi. pp. 396, 397. At the Restoration Shirley had his full share...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...And must give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to Death. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds...actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. If it be really true that this king admired these sentiments, he is entitled to the praise of having...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; ' pon death's purple altar now See, where the victor-victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in their dust. "to tne son, i. , — J ,n „ The contention ^ AJ:W and D]yB<t....
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...And must give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon Death's purple altar now See where the vietor vietim bleeds : All hands must come To the cold tomb, Only the aetions of the just Smell sweet...
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A short exposition of the Order for the burial of the dead, by an old ...

1836 - 88 páginas
...PUBLISHED BY RB SEELEY AND W. BURNSIDE: AND SOLD BY L. AND G. SEELEY, FLEET STREET, LONDON. MDCCCXXXVI. ' All heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom from the dust.' SHIRLEY, 16fiO. ' — — — My soul inspired with holy flame,...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...murmuring hreath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your hrow, Then hoast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim hleeds : All hands must come To the cold tomh, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and hlossom...
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