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" The garlands wither on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon Death's purple altar, now, See where the victor victim bleeds : All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. "
The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ... - Page 729
by William Hone - 1835
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...no more your mighty deedi ; Upon death's purple altar now, See where the victor-victim bleeds. Your heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in their dust. THOMAS MAY, A celebrated poet and historian, bom about 1590, in Sussex,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...no more your mighty deeds ! Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds ! Your heads must come To the cold tomb ; Only the actions...of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. THOMAS MAY, A celebrated poet and historian, bom about 1508, in Sussex, of a worshipful but decayed...
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Poetry for children, selected by L. Aikin

Poetry - 1806
...down, And 108 Prince Leboo. And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade ; All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only the actions of the just Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. .+- PRINCE LEBOO. FHOM the mighty PaĞific,with soft-swelling waves That a thousand bright regions...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 3-4

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...often sung to me. " The glories of eur birth and state/' &c. and therein also the fine lines, " Your heads must come To the cold tomb! Only the actions of the just imell sv.-eet, and blossom in their dust." * ART. XIII. The First Four Books of Argil's JEneis, translated...
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Charles Snart - Poetry - 1808
...They tame but one another still : Early or late They stoop to fate, And must give up their murm'ring breath, When they, pale captives, creep to death....actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust Percy's Reliquet. AN INSCRIPTION. STRANGER, that, with careless feet, Wand'resl near this green retreat,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...And plant fresh laurels where they kill ; But their strong nerves at last must yield ; They tame but one another still. Early or late, They stoop to fate,...of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. SAB TNG TON. TO THE SUN. FPHOU art return'd, great Light, to that blest hour *- In which I first, by...
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 1

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1812
...boast no more your mighty deeds ; Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor victim bleeds : 20 All heads must come . To the cold tomb, Only the actions...of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. . . f 1 I lu 1 ... Ill;• ' -•• THE RISING IN THE NORTH. The subject of this bahad is the great...
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Drinking-songs. Miscellaneous songs. Ancient ballads

Ballads, English - 1819
...And must give up their murm'ring breath, When the pale captive creeps to death. The laurel withers on your brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds,...of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust.* SONG XI. BY DR. DALTON.-| NOR on beds of fading flowers, Shedding soon their gaudy pride ; Nor with...
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The words of the most favourite pieces, performed at the Glee club ..., Volume 1

Glee club, Richard Clark - 1814 - 435 pages
...brow, Then boast no more your mighty deeds, Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds ; All heads must come To the cold tomb : Only...of the just, Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. James Shirly, died 1766. These fine mural stanzas were originally intended for a solemn funeral song...
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The British Bibliographer, Volume 4

Sir Egerton Brydges, Joseph Haslewood - English literature - 1814
...Upon death's purple altar now See where the victor-victim bleeds 1 Your heads must come To the coM tomb, Only the actions of the just Smell sweet, and blossom in the dust. We have seen announced a complete edition of his work*, and scarcely know any writer more deserving...
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