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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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The Life of Thomas Ken, D.D.: Deprived Bishop of Bath and Wells ..., Volume 2

William Lisle Bowles - 1830
...images as these have been felt by him to his inmost heart: 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! * The music of Coleman was published by Henry Laws in 1669 , in a book entitled,...
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The Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Hebert, and Sanderson, Volume 2

Izaak Walton - 1832
...The following is the third, and concluding stanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon death's purple altar...victim bleeds. "•; All heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust." Page 225. These little tracts...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Walton's Lives

1832
...The following is the third and concluding stanza : " 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." Page 225. These little tracts...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 496 pages
...up their murm"ring hreath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your hrow, Then hoast no more your mighty deeds; Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim hleeds : All hands must come To the cold tomh, Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and hlossom...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 402 pages
...murm'ring 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 hands must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in the dust....
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...cat will mew, and dog will have hii day.— Xhaktpearc. The garlands wilder on your brow, Then boait no more your mighty deeds; Upon death's purple altar now See where th« victor victim bleeds : All heads mast come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 2

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1833
...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, and blossom...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1833
...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, and blossom...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1833
...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, and blossom...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volume 2

1833
...The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds. Upon death's purple altiir 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 dust. The song we are about to introduce...
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