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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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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and ..., Band 1

Horace Smith - 1825 - 699 Seiten
...in the dust he equal made •m \> } i • •With the poor crooked scythe and spade." ni ?•'.• i Death lays his icy hand on kings: — ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, ADDRESS TO THE ORANGE-TREE AT VERSAILLES, <lin!j CALLED THE GREAT BOURBON, WHICH IS ABOVE •1.'Ii...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1826
...these beautiful stanzas, The glories of our blood «id state Are shadows, not substantial thing«; There is no armour against fate . Death lays his icy...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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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - 1868
...of Charles II. that he wu mightily delighted with these beautiful stanzas, The glories of our blond and state Are shadows, not substantial things; 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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The Christian Poet; Or, Selections in Verse on Sacred Subjects

James Montgomery - 1828 - 500 Seiten
...1594. DIED 1666. Author of many Dramatic workt. Death the conqueror of all. THE glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is...Death lays his icy hand on kings; Sceptre and crown Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong...
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Health without physic: or, cordials for youth, manhood and old age ... By an ...

Health - 1830 - 271 Seiten
...FINAL CONQUEST, in the hopes of a joyful resurrection, with joy and gladness : The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; 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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The Life of Thomas Ken, D.D., Deprived Bishop of Bath and Wells: Viewed in ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1830
...and happy as in the most prosperous state of life; for, in that fine strain set by Orlando Gibbons, The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things. I am sufficiently blessed in my earthly condition, having a wife as dutiful as Kenna, and a place of...
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The Life of Thomas Ken, D.D., Deprived Bishop of Bath and Wells: Viewed in ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1831
...SECOND APOSTOLIC CONDUCT OF KEN IN THE CHAMBER OF DEATH REFLECTIONS VERSES ON THE DEATH OF A KING. " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...against fate — DEATH lays his icy hand on KINGS." SHIRLEY. WE have shown in the last chapter that "old Morley" died at the age of eighty-seven, in his...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 496 Seiten
...disown j Yields to His pleasure, and forgets The choice was not his own. DEATH'S CONQUEST. [PERCY.] THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hands on kings : 292 SACRF.D POETRY. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1833
...Frequently as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here :— ' The glories of our mortal 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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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Ignotique longa nocte." Shirley strikingly describes the transitory nature of earthly grandeur: — " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate: Death lays his icy hand on kings." What, then, is the inference ? — That happiness does not exist; or, as Ovid says, — ." Dicique...
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