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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, pale captives,... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 136
1817
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...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...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 and blossom in the...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...but one 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...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 and blossom in the...
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Selection of Poems ...

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

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...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...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 the...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...still. Early or 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...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 sweet, and blossom...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...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 the...
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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, 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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The British Bibliographer, Volume 4

Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - English literature - 1814
...Shirley left no other record of his pen than tb concluding stanza, his name would not have perished : The garlands wither on your brow : Then boast no more your mighty deeds I Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds 1 Your heads must come To the coM...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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...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 the...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...strong nerves at last niastyieW, They tome but one another still 328 ORDER OF THE GARTER. Early or late They stoop to Fate, And must give up their murmuring...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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