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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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Bände 2-3

Anna Maria Hall
...long be encouraged in such a work ? Ilis friends aro tho friends of the human race. REGAL MARRIAGES. " THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things." So says one of our finest old poets—and so it is ! Even the glories of an imperial wedding pass away...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Band 9

1846
...are unknown things. Precedency's a jest; vassal and lord Grossly familiar, side by side consume." " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. • sdl no t " Under ground Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With...
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The wanderings of a pen and pencil, by F.P. Palmer and Alfred Crowquill

Francis Paul Palmer - 1846
...the moralities which are to be selected from the startling representation. Thus saith Shirley — " The glories of our birth and state " Are shadows,...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, "...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1847
...rain, Or as the pearls of morning dew Away Ne'er to be found again. -Ibid. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. THE glories of our birth and state, Are shadows, not...substantial things; There is no armour against fate : Death lavs his icy hands on king's; It 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 ...

William Goodman - 1847
...outlived the restoration, and died 1666. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. " The glories of our birth and state, Afe 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...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...state, Are shadows, not substantial thing« ; 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 scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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The Rambler in Worcestershire; Or, Stray Notes on Churches and Congregations

John Noake - 1848
...visor being up, imparts to it a yawning deathlike aspect, which seems to read a bitter moral:— " 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." A few old encaustic tiles, brasses, and scattered...
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Annals of the Artists of Spain, Band 1

William Stirling Maxwell - 1848
...lesson, that Works of Bos at Madrid. Works at I '«enciu. JCJ 'ermeyeii " The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There...armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings." 1 When called upon to paint the person of our blessed Lord, the gloomy genius of Bos selected the most...
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A Discourse Delivered in Quincy, March 11, 1848, at the Interment of John ...

William Parsons Lunt - 1848 - 61 Seiten
...following order: I. VOLUNTARY ON THE ORGAN. II. HYMN. J. SHIRLEY, altered. [From Christian Psalter. 1 The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings. 2 Princes and magistrates must fall, And in...
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A Discourse Delivered in Quincy, March 11, 1848, at the Interment of John ...

William Parsons Lunt - 1848 - 60 Seiten
...following order: I. VOLUNTARY ON THE ORGAN. IT. HYMN. J. SHIRLEY, altered. [From Christian Psalter. 1 The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings. 2 Princes and magistrates must fall, And in...
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