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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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The Retrospective Review: Consisting of Criticisms Upon, Analyses Of ..., Band 1

1853
...Eector of Stockport, in Cheshire. Warrington: Printed by William Eyres, M.DCC.LXXXII. 2 vols. 4to. " 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." Sussex in the reigns of the Tudors and the Stuarts,...
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Reddenda; or, Passages with parallel hints for translation into Latin prose ...

Frederick Edward Gretton - 1853 - 130 Seiten
...but that which should bestow gifts upon the divine mind, time neglected leaves a dry desert. LXIX. 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. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant...
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Whitefriars, Or, The Days of Charles the Second: An Historical Romance

Emma Robinson - 1853 - 510 Seiten
...fine stanzas, which are recorded to have been his favourites, in the Contention of Ajax and Ulysses. " 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 crowu Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - 1853
...by Charles IL The thoughts are elevated, and the expression highly poetical. Deatk'i Final Conque*. g c x N x : h S < Ӫ* <y4 sb c 8 'Z ǎ r y(n C.` b/C8 wi OD+3|( PV : U; z )N Ŵ> 9p 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 Twentieth Century, Band 17

1885
...must be wrought to a nation that has lost touch with the past ? Let men but believe to their shame The glories of our birth and state are shadows, not substantial things, and what becomes of patriotism ? Granted, if you will, that English history has been made too often...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...cunning skill to break a heart." FROM THE "CONTENTION OP AJAX AND ULYSSES." " 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...
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Grundlagen der Literatur- und Werberhetorik

Kurt Spang - 1987 - 266 Seiten
...dell' amore, Giambi ed epodi Cittadino Mastai, bevi un bicchier. James Shirley, The Levelling Dust 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. Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Die Söhne Haruns Seit ich...
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Growing Up with Poetry: An Anthology for Secondary Schools

David Rubadiri - 1989 - 112 Seiten
...more. Death, thou shalt die. Death the leveller The glories of our blood and state John Donne (England) 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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The Medieval Revival and Its Influence on the Romantic Movement

R. R. Agrawal - 1990 - 291 Seiten
...points out the futility of all pomp and power in life: 41 Lines 13-18. 42 Lines 19-24. 43 Lines 37-42. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hands on kings: Scepter and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 Seiten
...OxBoLi; PoRA JAMES SHIRLEY (1596-1666) The Contention of Ajax and Ulysses 1 The glories of our blood ou shall do no murder. Will you then Spurn at his...hand To hurl upon their heads that break his law. equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. (1. 1—8) 2 They stoop to fate. And must give up...
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