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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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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs ...

English poetry - 1839
...hoast 1i0 more your mightv deeds : Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim hleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomh, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and hlossom in the dust. 20 IIL THE RISING IN T11E NORTH. The suhject of this hallad is the...
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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volume 3

Henry William Herbert - 1840 - 360 pages
...the head that wears a crown ! King Henry IV. Part II. 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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Oliver Cromwell: An Historical Romance, Volumes 1-3

Henry William Herbert, Horace Smith - 1840 - 360 pages
...the bead that wears a crown ! King Henry IV. Part II. Tbe 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 sacred cabinet of literature and art. Pr

Sacred cabinet - 1841
...munn'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 Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

1844 - 548 pages
...with the small, Sceptre and crown with scythe and spade. 3 The laurel withers on our brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds ! 4 All heads must come to the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Preserve in death a rich perfume,...
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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

1841 - 548 pages
...with the small, Sceptre and crown with scythe and spade. 3 The laurel withers on our brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds : Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds ! 4 All heads must come to the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Preserve in death a rich perfume,...
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The mountains and lakes of Switzerland

Anna Eliza Bray - 1841
...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 beads must come To the cold tomb. Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1871
...generation, are but puerile and faltering imitations. " 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 ashes of the just Smell sweet...
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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 585 pages
...ipsi." CICERO Tusc : Quaes : lib. 1., sec. 4C. 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 juit Smell sweet,...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 348 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. THE GENIUS OF DEATH. What...
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