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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 Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

1744
...shadows, ndt substantial things ; There is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand oil kmgs ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. The garlands wither on your brow ; Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon denth's purple altur...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 9

1846
...familiar, side hy side consume." " The glories of our hirlh and state Are shadows, not suhstantial things. There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumhle down, And in the dust he equal made With lhe poor crooked scythe and spade." But if a man die,...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - 1846
...kind of Dirge to the foregoing plece. It is said to have been a favourite song with K. Charles 1I. Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : THE glorics of our birth and state Scepter and crown • And in the dust be equal...
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New Quarterly Review; Or, Home, Foreign and Colonial Journal, Volume 8

1847
...palace of the great, The cabin of the poor." Mr. Howell has compared Shirley's quaint verse, — " Death lays his icy hand on kings : Sceptre and crown...And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scithe and spade." " In they go, Beggar and banker, porter, gentleman, The cinder-wench and white-handed...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - 1847
...and died 1666. •' • . If! . • DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. " The glories of our birth and state, Aft shadows, not substantial things ; 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...
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The Rambler in Worcestershire; Or, Stray Notes on Churches and ..., Volume 1

John Noake - 1848 - 376 páginas
...it a yawning deathlike aspect, which seems to read a bitter moral : — " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade." A few old encaustic tiles, brasses, and scattered bits of stained glass remaining in the windows, make...
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Annals of the Artists of Spain, Volume 1

William Stirling Maxwell - 1848
...solemn salutary lesson, that Works of Bos it Madrid. CHAP. III.— REIGN OF Vurks at I '«J.CJ'iTmcycn " The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not...no armour against fate ; Death lays his icy hand on kings."1 When called upon to paint the person of our blessed Lord, the gloomy genius of Bos selected...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 83

1848
...Shirley, alluding to the inevitable process of death and time, exclaimed — Sceptre and crown shall tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. But lo, the madness of a few weeks hath done the work of centuries, and throneless kings and powerless...
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English Surnames: An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical ..., Volume 2

Mark Antony Lower - 1849
...place. Of Kings, 883 arrived in these realms, while 789 were deposed by the grim monarch, before whom " Sceptre and crown must tumble down, And in the dust...equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade." COMMON SURNAMES. and moral qualities are exceedingly numerous, only three — Browne, Mitchell, and...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...thought« are elevated, and the expression highl poetical Death's Final Conquest. The glories of our birth p false, implacable in hate ; Resolv'd to ruin or...to rule the state : To compass this, the triple bon hands on kings ; Sceptre and crown, Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked...
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