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" Some men with swords may 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,... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 136
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. (1. 1—8) 2 make Perpetual day; or let this hour be but A year,...a month, a week, a natural day. That Faustus may (1. 14 — 16) 3 Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in their dust. (1. 23—24) ACP;...
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The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse: 1509-1659

H. R. Woudhuysen, David Norbrook - 1992 - 910 pages
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The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse: 1509-1659

Various - 1993 - 976 pages
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Winter Fruit: English Drama, 1642-1660

Dale B. J. Randall
...moving of all responses in our dramatic literature to the wars that had ensnared the English people: The Garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon Deaths purple Altar now, See where the Victor-victim bleeds, Your heads must come, To the cold Tomb,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1996 - 1316 pages
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Three Horsemen of the New Apocalypse

Nirad C. Chaudhuri - 1997 - 137 pages
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Finding a Voice: Personal Response to A Level English

Mike Royston - 1998 - 223 pages
...they kill: 10 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 15 When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow; Then boast no more your...
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War Poems

John Hollander - 1999 - 254 pages
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An Outline History of Myanmar Literature: Pagan Period to Kon-baung Period

Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt - 1999 - 92 pages
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1342 pages
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