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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 Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ... - Seite 360
von William Hone - 1868
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 Seiten
...state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armor against Fate — Death lays his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And...and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, [kill; And plant fresh laurels where they But their strong nerves at last must yield — They tame...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 496 Seiten
...own. DEATH'S CONQUEST. [PEECY.] THE glories of our hirth and state Are shadows, not suhstantial thmgs' There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumhle down, And, in the dust, he equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 402 Seiten
...pleasure, and forgets The choice was not his own. DEATH'S CONQUEST. [PEECY.] THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate, Death lays bis icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the...
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The National standard, of literature, science, music [&c.] ed. by F ..., Band 1

Frederick William N. Bayley - 1833
...in his Posthumous 1'aeiia. There is in them a grand and touching solemnity, 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'; Scepter and crown Muat tumble down. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Band 2

1833
...often quoted, or read with diminished admiration. rr DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. Tbo glories of our birth 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 Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley,: Honoria and Mammon. Chabot ...

James Shirley - 1833
...THERSANDER, NESTOR, and ULYSSBS, following the hearse, as going to lite temple. Cal. 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 : Scepter and crown Must tumble down. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Shirley strikingly describes the transitory nature of earthly grandeur : — " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hand on kings." What, then, is the inference ? — That happiness does not exist ; or, as Ovid says,...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 49

1833
...as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here : — ' The glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the...
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Quarterly Review, Band 49

1833
...as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here : — ' The glories of our mortal 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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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Band 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here : — " The glories of our mortal 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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