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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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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 4

1822
...There is no armour against fate. Death lavs his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumbledown. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. SHIRLEY. Let us then cherish those feelings, that incline us to pity and forgive the frailties of others,...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 402 páginas
...pleasure, and forgets The choice was not his own. DEATH'S CONQUEST. [PEECY.] THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate, Death lays bis icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the...
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Honoria and Mammon. Chabot, admiral of France. The Arcadia. The triumph of ...

James Shirley - 1833 - 1 páginas
...DIOMEDES, MENELAUS, THERSANDER, NESTOR, and ULYSSES, following the hearse, as going to the temple. Cal. The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Scepter and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made fPtth the poor crooked scythe and...
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The National standard, of literature, science, music [&c.] ed. by ..., Volume 1

Frederick William N. Bayley - 1833
...Butler's, being published in his Posthumous 1'aeiia. There is in them a grand and touching solemnity, The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings'; Scepter and crown Muat tumble down. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley, Volume 6

James Shirley - 1833 - 1 páginas
...UIOMEDES, MENKI.AUS, THERSANDER, NESTOR, and ULYSSES, ' following the hearse, as going to the temple. Cal. The glories of our blood and state . Are shadows,...no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on Icings : Scepter and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made fFtth the poor crooked scythe...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 49

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1833
...as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here : — ' The glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre Sceptre and crown Must tumble down. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 49

1833
...as this noble dirge has been quoted, it must not be omitted here : — ' The glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Shirley strikingly describes the transitory nature of earthly grandeur : — " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...against fate : Death lays his icy hand on kings." What, then, is the inference ? — That happiness does not exist ; or, as Ovid says, — . " Dicique...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 14

1848
...Shirleji " The glories of our mortal state Are shadows, not substantial things', There is no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble dawn," and in applying this, we may be assured, in ^ words of the same noble dirge, that " Only the...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - 1835
...Purpose. " It is affirmed of Charles II. that he was mightily delighted with these beautiful stanzas, The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not...There is no armour against fate , Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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