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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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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - Literature - 1841 - 585 pages
...diutius in vita, fortunae objectutn, inutile putabat ipsi." CM i no — Tusc: Quaes : lib. 1., sec. 46. " The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; (rpon Death's purple altar now, See, where the victor-victim bleeds : Your heads must come To the...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 348 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 the...
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Lucas's Penny Library, Issue 1

Catholic literature - 1842
...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...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-victim bleeds...
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The Eton Bureau, Issues 1-6

English literature - 1842
...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. 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 just Smell sweet...
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The Eton School Magazine

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1842
...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. 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 just Smell sweet...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 14

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Ballads, English - 1844 - 164 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 the...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tume 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 - 1844
...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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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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; All heads must come To the cold tomb; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...they kill ; But their strong nerves at last murt jit'id, They tame but one another still ; Early or vergrown, And lilies, that you would it guess To be...It loved only to be there. Among the beds of lilies vour mighty d«*l- : Upon Death's purple altar, now, See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads...
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