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" Not marble, nor the gilded monuments Of princes, shall out-live this powerful rhyme ; But you shall shine more bright in these contents Than unswept stone, besmear'd with sluttish time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the... "
Poems, with illustrative remarks [ed. by W.C. Oulton]. To which is prefixed ... - Page 53
by William Shakespeare - 1804
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 165

1887
...'Book.' ' When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living...posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom.' Inscrutability of family origin was a traditional Douglas vaunt. ' You may see us in the stem,' they...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...*. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory'''. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room Even in the eyes of all...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare - 1821
...When wasteful war shall statues overturn, ' And broils root out the work of masonry, ' Nor Mars his sword, nor war's quick fire, shall burn ' The living record of your memory ; " &c. So also, in his 81st Sonnet : " Your monument shall be my gentle verse." MALONE. Mr. Gifford...
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The Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - 1826 - 783 pages
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory, 'Gainst death and all-oblivious' enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room, Even in the eyes of...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - 1830
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still f,nd room, Even in the eyes of all...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

English literature - 1833
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn. And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars's sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record...you pace forth ¡ your praise shall still find room E'en in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom. So till the judgment,...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn The living record of your memory. 'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity Shall you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room Even in the eyes of all...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Marsis' sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living...you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room, E'en in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom. So till the judgment...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Marsis' sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living...you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room, E'en in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom. So till the judgment...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...time. When wasteful war shall statues overturn, And broils root out the work of masonry, Nor Marsis' sword, nor war's quick fire shall burn The living...you pace forth ; your praise shall still find room, E'en in the eyes of all posterity That wear this world out to the ending doom. So till the judgment...
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