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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. "
Selections from the Christian Poets, Ancient and Modern - Página 54
por Christian poets - 1851 - 431 páginas
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Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse: Written in the Time of the Civil Wars ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1715 - 279 páginas
...lays his Icy Hands on Kings. Scepter and Crown Muft tumble down, And in the Duft be equal laid, . . .With the poor crooked Scythe and (spade Some Men with Swords may reap the (Field, And plant frelh Laurels where they kill, But their 'flrong Nerves at laft muft (yield, They tame but one another...
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Sepulchrorum Inscriptiones: Or A Curious Collection of Above 900 ..., Volumen1

1727
...Death lays his icy Hands on Kings. Sceptre and Crown Muffc tumble down, And in the Duft be equal laid, With the poor crooked Scythe and Spade. Some Men with Swords may reap the Field, And plant frefli Lawrels where they kill ^ But their ftrong Kerves at laft muft yield, They tame but one another...
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The Emerald, Volúmenes1-2

1806
...substantial thujga ; here ia no armor apainst fate : )eath biys his icy hands ou ki»gs : Seepire and crown tumble 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 kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade ; All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volumen12

...fire, and that the stone kings and queens of England have been thrown headlong from their niches. " Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal laid" With all the rubbish fire has made. It is no unstriking picture to the fancy to present them...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Volumen1

Richard Warner - 1808
...7 Pi^ff Ss piY flvjwc ava^ayr' ts ra.pra.pw tupev. HESIOD. 33 " Sceptre and crovn Must tumble dovn, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade." Now had the splendour of his reign been o'er, And RAMROD, crush'd to death, arose no more, Had not...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - 1811
...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...crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may i>eap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill , But their strong nerves at last must yield...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - 1811
...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...dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and epade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volumen1

Thomas Percy - 1812
...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 made With...the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; 10 But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late They...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - 1813 - 399 páginas
...Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no arrnonr against fate ; Death lays his icy hands Oh kings: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. I wandered into the church-yard on Sunkfay last. The people were going to church—I staid outside—a...
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