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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. "
The Merry Monarch: Or, England Under Charles II. Its Art, Literature, and ... - Seite 269
von William Henry Davenport Adams - 1885
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ..., Band 3

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 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...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Band 18

1804
...MULTUM IN PABVO; OR, SOME USEFUL SAYINGS METRIFIED: AND COLLECTED IN 168f. Vivit postfunera virtus. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings; Sceptre and crown must tumble down With the poor crooked scythe and spade; All heads...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...to-whoo ; — a merry note ! While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. S1IAKSPEARE. THE VANITY OF GREATNESS. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal...
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The Emerald, Bände 1-2

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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The Monthly repository (and review)., Band 12

...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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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808
...can command to cease, Just tell him that you love — and all is peace. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. j. HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...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...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Band 1

Richard Warner - 1808
...ground7. Well sings the moral bard8 in pensive strain, The many drawbacks on the brightest reign ; " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...substantial things, There is no armour against fate;" Misfortune reaches e'en the best of KINGS; 6 Decus et tutamen. VIRG. 7 Pi^ff Ss piY flvjwc ava^ayr'...
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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
...[From " The Contention of Ajaz and Ulysses for the Armor " of Achilles."] 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...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 1

Thomas Percy - 1812
...of Dirge to the foregoing piece. It is said to have been a favourite Song with K. Charles II. 1 HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...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 poor crooked scythe...
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