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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 and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular ... - Seite 719
von William Hone - 1839
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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 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 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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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 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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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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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 luys his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Band 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...Frequently 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 hiys his icy hand1 on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...published in 167j. without any name.] DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. JAMES SHIRLEY. Born 1596— Died 1666. The glories of our blood* and state Are shadows, not...no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands pn kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...Mr. Gi fibril and the Rev. Alexander Dyee. SHIRLEY. DEATH'S FtNAL CONQUEST. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his iey hands on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor...
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