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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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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes: For the Use of Christian Congregations

Henry Ward Beecher - Congregational churches - 1855 - 518 pages
...word; liestore thy trust ; a glorious form Shall then arise to meet the Lord. WATTS. 1088. L M. 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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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 458 pages
...seemed, without conceit, to be Botb one and two in our identity. DEATH'S FINAL CONQUEST. — Shirley. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things ; Sceptre and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal nude With the poor, crooked scythe and...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 316 pages
...Why, that I cannot tell," said he ; " But 'twas a famous victory." SOUTHEY. THE VANITY OF GREATNESS. 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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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Use of Christian ...

Henry Ward Beecher - 1856 - 578 pages
...sovereign word; Restore thy trust ; a glorious form Shall then arise to meet the Lord. WATTS 1088. LE 1. THE glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There ia no armor against fate ; Death lays his icy hands on kings. 2. Princes and mngistrates must...
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Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes: For the Use of Christian Congregations

Henry Ward Beecher - Bible - 1856 - 934 pages
...sovereign word ; Restore thy trust ; a glorious form Shall then arise to meet the Lord. WATTS. 1088. LM 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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Songs of England. The book of English songs, ed. by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1857 - 334 pages
...bora 1594, dicd 1666. Set for two voices by EDWAED COLEXAN. See Biteon's " English Songs," vol iii, 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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Reliques of ancient English poetry, by T. Percy. Repr ..., Page 110, Volume 1

English poetry - 1858 - 396 pages
...kind of Dirge to the foregoiug piece. It is said to have been a favourite Song with K. Charles II. 1 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: Scepter and crown Must tumble down,...
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Margaret Tudor. Magdalene of France. Mary of Lorraine

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Princes - 1850 - 442 pages
...consort of James V. of Scotland, affords a touching exemplification of the oft-repeated fact — " The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial things." The Scotch, in their passionate regrets for the untimely loss of their midsummer Queen of forty days,...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 444 pages
...multitude that throngs the world to-day, to-morrow disappear as the footstep on the shore." Mosaics. " 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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs ...

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1860 - 578 pages
...kind of dirge to the foregoing piece. It is said to have been a favourite song with K. Charles II. 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 : Scepter and crown 5 Must tumble...
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