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" Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill: But their strong nerves at last must yield; They tame but one another still: Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives,... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Seite 217
1828
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...and spade. " Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame...deeds : Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds; All heads must come To the cold tomb; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ..., Band 2

William Goodman - 1844
...field, And plant the laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tume but one another still. Early or late They stoop to...purple altar now, > See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...reap the fitli, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last murt jit'id, ave a garden of my own, But so with roses overgrown,...It loved only to be there. Among the beds of lilies vour mighty d«*l- : Upon Death's purple altar, now, See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads...
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the practice of critism

...sithe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill, But their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame...Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give up the murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The Garlands wither on your brow, Then...
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Growing Up with Poetry: An Anthology for Secondary Schools

David Rubadiri - 1989 - 112 Seiten
...scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field. And plant fresh laurels where they kill: But their strong nerves at last must yield; They tame...Early or late They stoop to fate. And must give up the murmuring breath When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow; Then...
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The Medieval Revival and Its Influence on the Romantic Movement

R. R. Agrawal - 1990 - 291 Seiten
...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.46 The concluding lines refer to the inevitability of death: The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds: All heads must come To the cold tomb.46 Similarly, a fine philosophical song, "My Mind to Me a Kingdom...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 Seiten
...Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. (1. 1—8) 2 make Perpetual day; or let this hour be but A year,...a month, a week, a natural day. That Faustus may (1. 14 — 16) 3 Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in their dust. (1. 23—24) ACP;...
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Winter Fruit: English Drama, 1642-1660

Dale B. J. Randall
...moving of all responses in our dramatic literature to the wars that had ensnared the English people: The Garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon Deaths purple Altar now, See where the Victor-victim bleeds, Your heads must come, To the cold Tomb,...
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Finding a Voice: Personal Response to A Level English

Mike Royston - 1998 - 223 Seiten
...and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill: 10 But their strong nerves at last must yield; They tame...stoop to Fate, And must give up their murmuring breath 15 When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow; Then boast no more your...
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - 2014 - 128 Seiten
...and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, 10 And plant fresh laurels where they kill: But their strong nerves at last must yield; They tame...one another still; Early or late They stoop to fate, is And must give up their murmuring breath When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither...
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