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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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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame hut one another still. 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 ! Your heads must come To the cold tomb. Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne;--Sir Henry Wotton;--Mr. Richard ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1817
...agitation of mind. The following is. the third add cmicliuling stanza : " The garlands wither on \<mr 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...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...they kill { Bat 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 t All heads must coma To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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The Englishman's fire-side

...or late They stoop to fate, Ami imwt give up their murmuring breath, When they pal* captives yield to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast...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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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...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...
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The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review, Volume 4

Christianity - 1822
...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 jnst Smelj sweet, and blos,som in...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 4

1822
...they kill : But their strong nerves ut last must yield: They tarae but one another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring...captives — creep to death. The garlands wither on yonr brow; Then boast no more your mighty deeds: Upon death's purple altar uo\v See where the victor...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...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..., When they, pale captives, creep to death. " The garland* wither on your brow. Then boaxt no more your mighty deeds ; '-,-•' Death's purple altar...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1823
...they kill ; 16 But their strong nerves at last must yield l They tame but one another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, 15 When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your...
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Poetical Works

Isaac Wilkinson - 1824 - 112 pages
...ere it conquers, wear not The pledges of a soldier's word, Redeem'd and pore, — we care not. MOORE. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See ! Marshal Ney, the victim, bleeds. His widow shall curse thee while life doth remain, And the orphan...
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