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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 Eton School Magazine

1842 - 542 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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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 6

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 164 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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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - 1844
...they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tume 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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1844 - 400 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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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844 - 544 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; All heads must come To the cold tomb; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...they kill ; But their strong nerves at last murt jit'id, They tame but one another still ; Early or vergrown, And lilies, that you would it guess To be...It loved only to be there. Among the beds of lilies vour mighty d«*l- : Upon Death's purple altar, now, See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - 1844 - 484 pages
...but one another still : Early or late They sioop to fate, And must give up their, murmuring hrenth. When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands...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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Historical Memoir of a Mission to the Court of Vienna in 1806

Sir Robert Adair - 1844 - 552 pages
...first-rate talents.' Cependant tout ce qu'ils ont fait, tout ce * Speech on Mr. Fox's India Bill. f " The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more...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 Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - 1845 - 416 pages
...they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They turne 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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The Renaissance: (1500-1660)

Albert Croll Baugh - 1967 - 382 pages
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