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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 Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée - Seite 302
1833
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Band 18

1804
...MULTUM IN PABVO; OR, SOME USEFUL SAYINGS METRIFIED: AND COLLECTED IN 168f. Vivit postfunera virtus. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...hand on kings; Sceptre and crown must tumble down With the poor crooked scythe and spade; All heads must come to the cold tomb, And in the dust be equal...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...; — a merry note ! While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. S1IAKSPEARE. THE VANITY OF GREATNESS. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade ; All heads...
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Band 12

...fire, and that the stone kings and queens of England have been thrown headlong from their niches. " Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal laid" With all the rubbish fire has made. It is no unstriking picture to the fancy to present them...
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Rebellion in Bath: or, The battle of the upper-rooms: an heroico ..., Band 280

Richard Warner - 1808
...ground7. Well sings the moral bard8 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
...at last, she flies, And in your fragrant bosom dies ! Vol. ISHIRLEY. DEATH's FINAL CONQUEST. 'T'HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...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 Ajaz and Ulysses for the Armor " of Achilles."] THE glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There...dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and epade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 1

Thomas Percy - 1812
...of Dirge to the foregoing piece. It is said to have been a favourite Song with K. Charles II. 1 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
...Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no arrnonr against fate ; Death lays his icy hands Oh kings: Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. I wandered into the church-yard on Sunkfay last. The people were going to church—I staid outside—a...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - 1813 - 399 Seiten
...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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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 Seiten
...Her voice sweet echo rings, and nature lulls to rest. 319 GLEE for Four Voices. J. BATTISHILL. THE glories of our birth and state, Are shadows not substantial things ; There is no armour against our fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings : Scepter and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust...
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