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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 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...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley,: Honoria and Mammon. Chabot ...

James Shirley - 1833
...murmuring breath , When they, pale captives, creep to death . The garlands wither on your brow, Tften 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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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...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. If it be really true that...
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The Songs of England and Scotland ...

Peter Cunningham - 1835
...pale captives, creep to death. * Percy reads " birth." 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 Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...up their murmuring 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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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - 1836
...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 vietor vietim bleeds : All hands must come To the cold tomb, Only the aetions of the just Smell sweet...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds t Upon Death's purple altar DOW 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. If it be really true that...
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The Carthusian, Issue 1

1837
...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...
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The jewel, sacred, domestic, narrative and lyrical poems selected from ...

Jewel - 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...victor- victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. MISCELLANEOUS...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1839
...captives creep to Death. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds t andscape round it measures . Husset lawns, and fallows gray, Where the nibbling flocks do stray ; tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. If it be really true that...
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