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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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Lucas's Penny Library, Issue 1

1842
...murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, They 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 Eton School Magazine

1842
...be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. 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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The Eton Bureau, Issues 1-6

1842
...be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. 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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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 14

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 164 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 duct. SHIBLBT. I999 Sabbat!) WELCOME,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1844
...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. III. THE RISING IN THE NORTH....
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - 1844
...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." It is said to have been a...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more vour mighty d*l- : where it should lie ; Yet could tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. Upon ha Miffrctt Sad. Melancholy,...
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Historical Memoir of a Mission to the Court of Vienna in 1806

Sir Robert Adair - 1844 - 532 pages
...ont fait, tout ce * Speech on Mr. Fox's India Bill. t " 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 ! Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust." The above lines of Shirley point...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - 1844 - 484 pages
...murmuring hrenth. 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 tlie cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...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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