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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,... "
A collection of sermons & writings, upon archæological, architectural, and ... - Page 19
by John Morewood Gresley - 1866
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Posthumous Works in Prose and Verse: Written in the Time of the Civil Wars ...

Samuel Butler, Sir John Birkenhead, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1715 - 243 pages
...(Breath, Whilft the pale Captive yields to (Death, . The Ga,r lands.wither on you? Brow, Then boaft no more your mighty (Deeds, Upon Death's purple Altar now, See .where phe Viftor Viftiin bjfeds.. « . .To the cold Tomb ; -••• . ' •• Qoly tne Aft ions of the...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

Thomas Hayward, William Oldys - English poetry - 1740
...one another ftill : Early or late, They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murm'ring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor viftim bleeds...
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The Posthumous Works of Mr Samuel Butler, (author of Hudibras): Compleat in ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1754 - 315 pages
...breath, Win! ft the pale captive yields to death. r * The The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor viftim Weeds. All heads muft come - To the cold tomb ; Only the attions of the juft Smell fweet...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 35

John Nichols - Great Britain - 1765
...but one another ftill. Early or late They Hoop to fate, And mnft give up their murmuring breath, When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands, wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death*i purple altar now Ste where the victor viftim bleedi :...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1765
...another ftill. Early or late They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murmuring breath, i%; When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the viftor viftim bleeds :...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Music - 1765
...murmuring breath, 15 When they pale captives creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the viftor viftim bleeds: 20 All heads muft come To the cold tomh, Only the aftions of the juft Smell fweer,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

George Ellis - English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...one another ftill. Early or late, They ftoop to fate, And muft give up their murmuring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death. The garlands wither on your brow, Then boaft no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the viftor victim bleeds....
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Lives of Dr. John Donne; Sir Henry Wotton; Mr. Richard Hooker; Mr. George ...

Izaak Walton, Thomas Zouch - Authors, English - 1796 - 518 pages
...The following is the third and concluding ftanza : " The garlands wither on your brow ;. " Then boaft no more your mighty deeds : " Upon Death's purple altar now " See where the vi£lor viftim bleeds. " All heads mnft come " To the cold tomb : *• Only the aclions of the juft...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...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 garlands...your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now, S«e where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the" cold tomb ; Only the actions of the...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...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 garlands...wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deedi ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To...
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