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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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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 Seiten
...begeisteite Darstellung Bedeutendere unter ihnen. Death's Final Conquest. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate; Death lays his ky hands on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 Seiten
...fascinations. THE STANDARD SPEAKER. 25. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. — James Shirley. Born, 15M ; died, 1666. THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against Fate; Death lays his icy hand on Kings ! Sceptre, Crown, Must tumble down, And in the...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 Seiten
...and its bewildering fascinations. 2J< DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST.— James Shirley. Born, 15M; diet, 1M6. THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against Fate ; Death lays his icy hand on Kings ! Sceptre, Crown, Must tumble down, And in the...
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Picturesque Sketches of London: Past and Present

Thomas Miller - 1852 - 306 Seiten
...the dramatist, and author of that beautiful poem commencing with — • " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows — not substantial things ; There is no armour against fete — Death lays his icy hand on, kings." In Thames-street, we have still a building bearing the...
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The Retrospective Review: Consisting of Criticisms Upon, Analyses Of ..., Band 1

1853
...Cheshire. Warrington : Printed by William Eyres, M.DCC.LXXXII. 2 vols. 4to. " 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. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor erooked...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 Seiten
...summer feast, Thou retirest to endless rest. SHIRLEY. gwtjf's fmal Conquest. 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 : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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Reddenda; or, Passages with parallel hints for translation into Latin prose ...

Frederick Edward Gretton - 1853 - 130 Seiten
...bestow gifts upon the divine mind, time neglected leaves a dry desert. LXIX. 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. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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The Retrospective Review, Bände 1-2

1853
...Warrington : Printed by William Eyres, M.DCC.LXXXII. 2 vols. 4to. " The glories of our birth and etate 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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Documents, Band 19,Teil 2,Ausgaben 45-64

1853
...to die even when surrounded by all the temptations and attractions of worldly power and applause. " The glories of our blood and 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 in the...
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Riddell's review and epitomist: a literary miscellany

...The lines quoted by our correspondent are from a poem by Shirley, entitled— DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must humble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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