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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 Life of Thomas Ken, D.D.: Deprived Bishop of Bath and Wells. Viewed in ...

William Lisle Bowles - 1830
...for how must such affecting and sublime images as these have been felt by him to his inmost heart: The garlands wither on your brow! Then boast no more...deeds! Upon Death's purple altar now See where the Victor-victim bleeds! * The music of Coleman was published by Henry Laws in 1669 , in a book entitled,...
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Health without physic: or, cordials for youth, manhood and old age ... By an ...

Health - 1830 - 271 pages
...but one another still. Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring hreath v When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, They boast no more your mighty deeds. Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor's victims...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...where they 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...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...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 402 pages
...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. The...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : All hands must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson, Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1832
...seized with great terror and agitation of mind. The following is the third, and concluding stanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more...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 Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

English literature - 1832
...seized with great terror and agitation of mind. The following is the third and concluding stanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more...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 anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...cat will mew, and dog will have hii day.— Xhaktpearc. The garlands wilder on your brow, Then boait no more your mighty deeds; Upon death's purple altar now See where th« victor victim bleeds : All heads mast come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 496 pages
...hut one another still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm"ring hreath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your hrow, Then hoast no more your mighty deeds; Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...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 : Your heads must come To the cold tomb, — Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1833
...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 : Your heads must come To the cold tomb, — Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom...
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