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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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The mountains and lakes of Switzerland

Anna Eliza Bray - 1841 - 1000 pages
...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...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 sacred cabinet of literature and art. Pr

Sacred cabinet - 1841 - 222 pages
...They tame but one another still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their munn'ring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The...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...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1871 - 410 pages
...their descendants, though the hope of their generation, are but puerile and faltering imitations. " The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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 - 662 pages
...vita, fortunae objectum, inutile putabat ipsi." CICERO — Tusc : Quaes : lib. 1., sec. 4C. •• The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

1844 - 586 pages
...high and mighty 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...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 - 584 pages
...high and mighty 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...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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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - 1841 - 616 pages
...diutius in vita, fortunae objectutn, inutile putabat ipsi." CM i no — Tusc: Quaes : lib. 1., sec. 46. " The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; (rpon Death's purple altar now, See, where the victor-victim bleeds : Your heads must come To the...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 352 pages
...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...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, and blossom, in the...
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Lucas's Penny Library, Issue 1

1842 - 92 pages
...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...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...
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The Eton Bureau, Issues 1-6

1842 - 344 pages
...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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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