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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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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...tame hut one another still. Eorly or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring hreath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your hrow, Theu hoast 1i0 more your mightv deeds : Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...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...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 Are sweet,...
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volume 3

Henry William Herbert - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 pages
...III. Then happy, low, lie down ! Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown ! King Henry IV. Part II. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volumes 1-3

Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith - Great Britain - 1840 - 360 pages
...III. Then happy, low, lie down ! Uneasy lies the bead that wears a crown ! King Henry IV. Part II. Tbe garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your...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 mountains and lakes of Switzerland

Anna Eliza Bray - 1841
...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...deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, See, where the victor-victim bleeds. Your beads must come To the cold tomb. Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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The sacred cabinet of literature and art. Pr

Sacred cabinet - 1841
...They tame but one another still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their munn'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 General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1871
...their descendants, though the hope of their generation, are but puerile and faltering imitations. " The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...deeds ; Upon death's purple altar, now, See where the victor-victim bleeds. All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the ashes of the just Smell sweet...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - Literature - 1841 - 585 pages
...vita, fortunae objectum, inutile putabat ipsi." CICERO — Tusc : Quaes : lib. 1., sec. 4C. •• The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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 juit Smell sweet,...
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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

Hymns, English - 1844 - 548 pages
...high and mighty with the small, Sceptre and crown with scythe and spade. 3 The laurel withers on our brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds ! 4 All heads must come to the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Preserve in death a rich perfume,...
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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

Hymns, English - 1841 - 548 pages
...high and mighty with the small, Sceptre and crown with scythe and spade. 3 The laurel withers on our brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon...purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds ! 4 All heads must come to the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Preserve in death a rich perfume,...
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