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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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1843
...Charles II. The thoughts are elevated, and the expression highly poetical. Death't Final Ст\гриЯ>. The glories of our birth and state, Are shadows, not...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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Whitefriars; or, The days of Charles the second [by E. Robinson].

Emma Robinson - 1844
...">e fine stanzas, which are recorded to have been "i* fovourites, in the Contention of Ajax and Uly "The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...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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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Charles II. The thoughts are elevated, and the expression highly poetical. Dtath't Final Coaquett. The glories of our birth and state, Are shadows, not...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 Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ..., Band 2

William Goodman - 1844
...writer, in the reign of Charles I.; he outlived the restoration, and died 1666. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. " The glories of our birth and state, Are shadows, not...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...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads ..., Band 1

Thomas Percy - 1844
...kind of Dirge to the foregoing piece. It ia said to have been a favourite song with K. Charles II. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his vj-j "tevxia «v kings : Scepter ani CTO-WTX « Must turnXAe iovsa. And in the dust be equal made With...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Band 14

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 164 Seiten
...my vest, And where I have fought shall my people be blest!" EOGEHS. j < Dcatlj'a final (Conquest. HE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...things; There is no armour against fate: Death lays her icy hands on kings; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...moral stanzas are said to have been a favourite song of Charles II.: — " 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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Mount Sorel, Or, The Heiress of the De Veres

Anne Marsh-Caldwell - 1845
...the prejudices and inclination of others! His wife's estate!—Of course, that must go. CHAPTER III. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...Sceptre and crown, Must tumble down. And in the dust be equal made, With the poor crooked scythe and spade. SHIRLEY. IT was perfectly true—Mr. Entwistlc...
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Hymns and Anthems

William Johnson Fox - 1845 - 107 Seiten
...shall sleep the hallowed sleep,— Sleep that is o'erwatched by heaven. LXIX. THE glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade: Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...swell the sail, Or all the toil is lost. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. 1 THE glories of our blood and state 5 Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour...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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