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" 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 "
Comicorum graecorum fragmenta - Seite 152
1840 - 275 Seiten
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 281

1896
...as good as I could wish, it is as yet no indecent employment.” TRAVERS BUXTON. THE AGE OF GENIUS. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hands on kings. T HUS says the old song, and emperor and beggar, warrior and poet, all men, be they...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ..., Band 3

English poets - 1801
...[From " the Contention of Ajax and Ulysses for the " Armor of Achilles."'] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Band 3

George Ellis - 1803 - 458 Seiten
...Armor " of Achilles."] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; Their is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...to-whoo;—a merry note! While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. SIIAKSPEARE. THE VANITY OF GREATNESS. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble do'ww > And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and All heads must come To the cold...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808
...can command to cease, Just tell him that you love—and all is peace. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. j. HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Band 1

Richard Warner - 1808
...ground 7 . Well sings the moral bard 8 in pensive strain, The many drawbacks on the brightest reign; " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...substantial things, There is no armour against fate;" Misfortune reaches e'en the best of KINGS; 6 Decus et tutamen. VIRG. 7 Pi^ff Ss piY flvjwc ava^ayr'...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...sphere. no more—if east or west, EnU builds her spicy nest: SHIRLEY. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. npHE glories of our birth and state •*• Are shadows,...There is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hands on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - 1811
...[ From " The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses for the Armor "of Achilles."] The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men- with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 1

Thomas Percy - 1812
...8vo.—Shirley flourished as a dramatic writer early e reign of Charles I: but he outlived the Bestora1 HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : Scepter and crown 5 Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - 1813 - 399 Seiten
...evil, how gladly would he have torn from the book of the leaf on which the name of king was written : The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no arrhonr against fafe ; "*i Death lays his icy hands Oh kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down,...
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