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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 Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - 1847
...and died 1666. •' • . If! . • DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. " The glories of our birth and state, Aft shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour...Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant the laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They turne but one another...
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New Quarterly Review; Or, Home, Foreign and Colonial Journal, Band 8

1847
...The cabin of the poor." Mr. Howell has compared Shirley's quaint verse, — " Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scithe and spade." " In they go, Beggar and banker, porter, gentleman, The cinder-wench and white-handed...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 Seiten
...OxBoLi; PoRA JAMES SHIRLEY (1596-1666) The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses 1 The glories of our blood ueaking In fifty different sharps and flats. (1. 10-20) 61 "Please your honors," said he, "I'm hand on kings: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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Food and Drug Administration's Regulation of Dietary Supplements: Hearing ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee - 1994 - 518 Seiten
...diem — the ruler and the ruled, all gone; in the words of the Elizabethan dramatist, James Shirley: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down. And in the dust...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade Following the chemical analysis of these Mesoamerican plants, their use or abuse became popular among...
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Food and Drug Administration's Regulation of Dietary Supplements: Hearing ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee - 1994 - 518 Seiten
...the ruled, all gone; in the words of the Elizabethan dramaäst, James Shirley: Sceptre and crown Musi tumble down. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade Following the chemical analysis of these Mesoamerican plants, their use or abuse became popular among...
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Food and Drug Administration's Regulation of Dietary Supplements: Hearing ...

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Human Resources and Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee - 1994 - 518 Seiten
...ruler and the ruled, all gone; in the words of the Elizabethan dramatist, ; James Shirley: - •=? Sceptre and crown Must tumble down. And in the dust be equal mode With the poor crooked scythe and spade Following the chemical analysis of these Mesoamerican plants,...
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Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom

Suhas Chatterjee - 1995 - 201 Seiten
...chiefs in their traditional dress (1925) 1 THE STATUS AND ECONOMY OF THE CHIEFS 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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Mizo Chiefs and the Chiefdom

Suhas Chatterjee - 1995 - 201 Seiten
...chiefs in their traditional dress (1925) 1 THE STATUS AND ECONOMY OF THE CHIEFS 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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Citizenship Today: The Contemporary Relevance of T.H. Marshall

Martin Bulmer, Anthony M. Rees - 1996 - 306 Seiten
...poor and the castles of kings." And James Shirley (1596-1666) reminds us that: Death lays his icy hand on kings Sceptre and crown Must tumble down And in...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. (Shirley 1646) This attitude is integral to Christian social teaching that dominated the evaluation...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - 1997 - 252 Seiten
...in this context yields unmistakable irony: There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down And in...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Lines longer than the norm, like the alexandrine in the following example, generate a sense of stretch...
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