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" ... 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, creep to death.... "
The Worcester Magazine and Historical Journal - Page 128
1826
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

1819
...murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon Death's purple altar...victor- victim bleeds ; All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust.* SONG XI. BY DR. DALTON.-|...
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The Words of the Most Favourite Pieces: Performed at the Glee Club, the ...

Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 pages
...murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty 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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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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...victor victim bleeds. All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom, in the dot. 110. Song. SMOLLITT. To...
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The Lives of Dr. John Donne;--Sir Henry Wotton;--Mr. Richard ..., Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1817
...following is. the third add cmicliuling stanza : " The garlands wither on \<mr brow ; " Then boast no more your mighty deeds : " Upon Death's purple...victim bleeds. All heads must come " To the cold tomb : " Only the actions of the just " Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust." Melvin died before him1,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...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 See where the victor victim bleeds; AH heads must come To the cold tomb: Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the ilust....
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Blackwood's Magazine

1839
...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, 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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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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 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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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828
...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, See where the victor victim bleeds t All heads must coma To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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The Englishman's fire-side

...murmuring breath, When they pal* captives yield to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon Death's purple Altar...victor victim bleeds ! All heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet* and blossom in the dust. THE LARK. ' Tis the LARK,...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...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...victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. TO MRS. . J, Bawdier,...
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