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" Sceptre and Crown Must tumble 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 kill : But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one... "
Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature - Page 159
edited by - 1833
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Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse: Written in the Time of the Civil Wars ...

Samuel Butler, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1715 - 243 pages
...(Breath, Whilft the pale Captive yields to (Death, . The Ga,r lands.wither on you? Brow, Then boaft no more your mighty (Deeds, Upon Death's purple Altar now, See .where phe Viftor Viftiin bjfeds.. . .To the cold Tomb ; -••• . ' •• Qoly tne Aft ions of the...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...murm'ring 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 viftim bleeds : Your heads muft come, To the cold tomb, Only the aflions of the juft Smell fweet,...
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The Posthumous Works of Mr Samuel Butler, (author of Hudibras): Compleat in ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1754 - 315 pages
...breath, Win! ft the pale captive yields to death. r * The The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor viftim Weeds. All heads muft come - To the cold tomb ; Only the attions of the juft Smell fweet...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Music - 1765
...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: 20 All heads muft come To the cold tomh, Only the aftions of the juft Smell fweer,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...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. All heads muft come To the cold tomb; Only the actions of the juft Smell fweet,...
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - Authors, English - 1796 - 518 pages
...The following is the third and concluding ftanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ;. " Then boaft no more your mighty deeds : " Upon Death's purple altar now " See where the vilor viftim bleeds. " All heads mnft come " To the cold tomb : *• Only the aclions of the juft...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...[From " the Contention of Ajax and Ulysses for the " Armor of Achilles."] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, Se where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the" cold tomb ; Only the actions of the...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...Armor " of Achilles."] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; Their is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand...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 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...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the acUoiu of tue just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

Joseph Tinker Buckingham - 1807
...but one another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breatl), When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tom.b, Only the aflions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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