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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, poor... "
The English Poets - Page 218
by Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deedi ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the victor-victim...just Smell sweet, and blossom in their dust. THOMAS MAY, A celebrated poet and historian, bom about 1590, in Sussex, of a worshipful but decayed family,...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your...your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, Se where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the" cold tomb ; Only the actions of the...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your...the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. THOMAS MAY, A celebrated poet and historian, bom about 1508, in Sussex,...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death The garlands wither on your...deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the acUoiu of tue just Smell sweet...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breatl), When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your...deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tom.b, Only the aflions of the just, Smell sweet...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your...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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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your...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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...late They stoop to fate, VOL. i. r, And And must give up their murmuring breath, 15 When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your...deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : 20 All heads must come . To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - Madrigals, English - 1814 - 435 pages
...And must give up their murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds,...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...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...has often sung to me. " The glories of our birth and state," &c. and therein also the fine lines, " Your heads must come To the cold tomb ! Only the actions...the just Smell sweet, and blossom in their dust."* ART. CLXIII. Pleasure's Vision; with Desert's Complaint : and a Short Dialogue of a Woman's properties,...
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