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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,... "
The Englishman's fire-side - Page 72
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Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse: Written in the Time of the Civil Wars ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1715 - 279 pages
...(Breath, Whilft the pale Captive yields to (Death, . The Ga,r lands.wither on you? Brow, Then boaft no more your mighty (Deeds, Upon Death's purple Altar now, See .where phe Viftor Viftiin bjfeds.. « . .To the cold Tomb ; -••• . ' •• Qoly tne Aft ions of the...
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The Posthumous Works of Mr. Samuel Butler, (Author of Hudibras) Compleat in ...

1754 - 319 pages
...breath, Win! ft the pale captive yields to death. r * The The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor viftim Weeds. All heads muft come - To the cold tomb ; Only the attions of the juft Smell fweet...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry:: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

1765
...murmuring breath, 15 When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the viftor viftim bleeds: 20 All heads muft come To the cold tomh, Only the aftions of the juft Smell fweer,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 1

George Ellis - 1790 - 323 pages
...murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor victim bleeds. All heads muft come To the cold tomb; Only the actions of the juft Smell fweet,...
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - 1796 - 518 pages
...The following is the third and concluding ftanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ;. " Then boaft no more your mighty deeds : " Upon Death's purple altar now " See where the vi£lor viftim bleeds. " All heads mnft come " To the cold tomb : *• Only the aclions of the juft...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast...your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, S«e where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the" cold tomb ; Only the actions of the...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deedi ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...late, They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow : Then...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 Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806
...or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast...bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the acUoiu of tue just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust LIVES to the memory of the celebrated • MUNGO...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade ; All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. .+- PRINCE LEBOO. FHOM the mighty Pa«ific,with soft-swelling waves That a thousand bright regions...
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