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" THE glories of our birth and state Are 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 crooked scythe and spade. "
The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: And the Attempted Assassination of ... - Page 399
by United States. Dept. of State - 1866 - 717 pages
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836 - 336 pages
...repubLUhed with notes, by Mr. Gilford and tbe Rev. Alexander Dyec. SHIRLEY. . DKATH'3 FINAL CONQUEST. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate ; Death lays his iey hands on kings. Sceptre and crown Must tumble...
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The Carthusian, Issue 1

1837 - 574 pages
...sent to us by one, to whom Charterhouse looks for great things. It does not properly come within the The glories of our birth 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...
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The sacred cabinet of literature and art. Pr

Sacred cabinet - 1841 - 222 pages
...BIEOER, Holywell Street, Strand; & S. GILBERT, 26, Paternoster Row. [Price Twopence. 16 Cabinet. PEECr. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate, Death lays his icy hands on kings : Scoptre and crown Must tumble...
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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

Hymns, English - 1841 - 586 pages
...dust ? They make our expectations vain, And disappoint our trust. 378 479 *" M- J- SHIRLEY, altered. 1 THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings. 2 Princes and magistrates must...
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The Christian Psalter: A Collection of Psalms and Hymns for Social and ...

Hymns, English - 1844 - 586 pages
...and dust ? They make our expectations vain, And disappoint our trust. 479 L- MJ SHIRLJSY, altered 1 THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings. 2 Princes and magistrates must...
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Remarks on English churches, and on the expediency of rendering sepulchral ...

James Heywood Markland - 1842 - 186 pages
...some tasteless tablets of their late descendants'. What striking proofs do these instances afford, that The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things. On the once splendid tombs of the Fitzalans at Arundel, of the Luttrells at Dunster, and countless...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 352 pages
...dealh happened Oct. 23, 1666, set. 72. It is said to have been a favourite song with King Charles II. The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armor against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble...
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The Story of Joan of Arc

1842 - 244 pages
...sixteen months old. Kings and conquerors are but mortal, like their subjects or their slaves : — The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings : All heads must come To the cold...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844 - 378 pages
...in the reign of Charles I. ; he outlived the restoration, and died 1666. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. " The glories of our birth and state, Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate : Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble...
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Whitefriars; or, The days of Charles the second [by E. Robinson].

Emma Robinson - 1844 - 1016 pages
...fine stanzas, which are recorded to have been kia favourites, in the Contention of Ajax and Ulysses. " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; There is no armour against fate: Death lays his icy hands on kings : Sceptre and crown Must tumble...
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