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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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The Story of Joan of Arc

R. M. Evans - 1842 - 189 Seiten
...Kings and conquerors are but mortal, like their subjects or their slaves : — 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 : All heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and...
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Diary of a March Through Sinde and Afghanistan: With the Troops Under the ...

Isaac Nicholson Allen - 1843 - 468 Seiten
...unburied, to find at last such a lowly grave ! Well has our old poet said, " The glories of this 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 laid With the poor crooked...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 1

Thomas Percy - 1844
...foregoing piece. It is said to have been a favourite song with K . Charles IL THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands ou kings : Scepter and crown ' And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade....
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...elevated, and the expression highly poetical. Profit's Final Conyaett. The glories of our birth and stat«, 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...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Band 14

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 164 Seiten
...shall my people be blest!" EOOERa. .V- : ../ O^S6 Deatlfa final <ffonqueat HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things . There is no armour against fate : Death lays her icy hands on kings; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made 'With the...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Band 79

1876
...is of God. January 8th, 1876. CPT THE GRAVES OF KINGS, POETS, AND OTHERS. " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings j Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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Mount Sorel, Or, The Heiress of the De Veres

Anne Marsh-Caldwell - 1845
...inclination of others! His wife's estate ! — Of course, that must go. CHAPTER in. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his iey hand on Kings. Sceptre and crown, Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made, With the poor...
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Hymns and Anthems

William Johnson Fox - 1845 - 107 Seiten
...sleep the hallowed sleep, — Sleep that is o'erwatched by heaven. LXIX. 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...sail, Or all the toil is lost. Cowper. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST.1 THE glories of our blood and state2 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 - 1846
...kind of Dirge to the foregoing plece. It is said to have been a favourite song with K. Charles 1I. Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no...armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : THE glorics of our birth and state Scepter and crown • And in the dust be equal made With the poor...
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