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" The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. "
The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ... - Página 49
de Casket - 1873
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Time for Poetry: A Workshop Approach for Cxc

Nahdjla Carasco Bailey - 2014 - 128 páginas
...poet's vision of Aunt Tilly as expressed in lines 19 to 23, by reference to earlier parts of the poem. The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings: s Sceptre and crown, Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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Maximum Warp: Book One

Greg Brodeur, Dave Galanter - 2001 - 256 páginas
...0-7434-1952-9 POCKET and colophon are registered trademarks of Simon & Schuster, Inc. BOOK ONE DEAD ZONE The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hands on kings. —JAMES SHIRLEY Chapter One US5. Enterprise, NCC-17D1-E Ramulan Neutral Zone Section...
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The Spirit of Spain

Harold C. Raley - 2001 - 212 páginas
...and brutal destiny in this world. James Shirley's lament is typical of many writers across the ages: The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...substantial things; There is no armour against fate . . . ("Contention of Ajax and Ulysses III") But the repetition of this error does not make it true....
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Dead of Winter

P. J. Parrish - 2001 - 415 páginas
...again." Gibralter bowed his head and the others took their cue. Gibralter's voice broke the silence. " "The glories of our blood and state are shadows, not substantial things. There is no armor against fate. Death lays his icy hand on kings.' " The men began drifting away, parting to allow...
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The Story of Rats: Their Impact on Us, and Our Impact on Them

Samuel Anthony Barnett - 2001 - 202 páginas
...believed to have died. It struck more men than women, but made little distinction between classes. Sceptre and crown Must tumble down And in the dust...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. As a result, infected persons were deserted by neighbours, family members and physicians. Some doctors,...
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At Vacant Hours

Thomas St Nicholas - 2002 - 492 páginas
...('The glories of our blood and state') includes the lines Death lays his icy hand on Kings, Scepter and Crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made, With the poor crooked sithe and spade. (The Poems of James Shirley, ed. Ray Livingstone Armstrong, New York, 1941, p. 54)...
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The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time

Stephen J. Spignesi - 2002 - 346 páginas
...islandnet.com/~see/weather/history/1816.htm. 23 The 1864 Calcutta Cyclone CALCUTTA, INDIA October 5, 1864 80,000 Dead1 The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armor against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings . . . And in the dust be equal made . . . —...
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Awatere: A Soldier's Story

Arapeta Awatere, Hinemoa Ruataupare Awatere - 2003 - 498 páginas
...and read: Death the Leveller The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; Death lays his icy hand on kings: Sceptre and Crown...Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And plant fresh laurels where...
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Street Verse: 80 New Poems for Befuddled Investors

Michael Silverstein - 2003 - 132 páginas
...called "Death The Leveler." It summed up the ever humbling truism facing both high and low this way: The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armor against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings.... The following Wall Street twist on this theme...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 páginas
...SIMONIDES GREEK (C. 556-C. 468 BC) TRANSLATED BY WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES The glories of our blood and state The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust by equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. Some men with swords may reap the field, And...
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