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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... "
Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson - Page 617
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1878 - 772 pages
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow : Then boast no more your mighty deeds ! Upon death's purple altar...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords my reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now...
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The Polyanthos, Volume 4

1807
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breatl), When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...
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Selection of Poems ...

Charles Snart - 1808
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill : But their strong nerves...or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 pages
...made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves...or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...made With the poor crooked si the and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field. And plant fresh laurels where they kill; But their strong nerves at...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon death's purple altar...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where they kill { Bat their strong nerves at last must yield, They tame...breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar,...
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