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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
1817
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1823
...they kill ; 16 But their strong nerves at last must yield l 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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Poetical Works

Isaac Wilkinson - 1824 - 112 pages
...ere it conquers, wear not The pledges of a soldier's word, Redeem'd and pore, — we care not. MOORE. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See ! Marshal Ney, the victim, bleeds. His widow shall curse thee while life doth remain, And the orphan...
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The First Volume of Poetry: Revised, Improved, and Considerably Enlarged ...

1824 - 512 pages
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The Poetical Works of Isaac Wilkinson

Isaac Wilkinson (of Cockermouth.) - 1824 - 132 pages
...pledges of a soldier's word, Redeem'd and pure,—we care not. The garlands wither on your brow, MOORE. Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See ! Marshal Ney, the victim, bleeds. His widow shall curse thee while life doth remain, And the orphan...
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Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - 1825
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825 - 842 pages
...at last must yield, They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to fate, And inus't All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the...
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Elegant Extracts, Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages from the ..., Volume 6

1826 - 638 pages
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield. They tame but one another still. Early or ger sight than any I had yet beheld. His majesty and...for the country to come in and refresh them with t Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds: All head» must come To the cold...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1826
...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...to Death. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boasl no more your mighty deeds : Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds:...
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The Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - 1868 - 846 pages
...strong nerves at last must yield. They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to fat«, And must give up their murmuring breath, When they...to Death. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boost no more your mighty deeds! Upon Death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds:...
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