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" If from thy hands alone my death can be, I am immortal and a god to thee. If I would kill thee now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fixed so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes - Page 5
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...thy fate's fo low, " That I nnu ft ftoop, ere I can give the blow" But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. Now > * " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is " fixtj I cannot guefs ; but wherever...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...fate's fo lowj *' That I muft ftoop, ere I cart give the blow* " But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, , .,, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it dowfti " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is .'' fixt, I cannot guefs ; but wherever it is, "...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...thy fate's fo low, " Thatlmuft ftoop, ere I can give the blow. " But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, *' I cannot guefs ; but wherever it is, I believe *'...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...fate 's fo low, "' That I muft floop, ere I can give the blow. " But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I le cannot guefs; but, wherever it is, 1 believe Alman"...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...fate's so low, " That I must stoop, ere I can give the blow, But mine is fixt so far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I cannot guess : but wherever " it is, I believe .Almanzor,...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...thy fate's fo low, " That 1 muft ftoop, ere 1 can give the blow. " But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I " cannot guefs : but, wherever it is, I believe Al**...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...blow ; But mine is fixed so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never call it down \ But, at my ease, thy destiny I send, By...only to stand still, And, not concurring to thy life, I kill. Thou canst no title to my duty bring ; I'm not thy subject, and my soul's thy king. Farewell....
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...thy fate's so low, " That I must stoop, ere I can give the blow, " But mine is fixt so far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I cannot guess : but wherever " it is, 1 believe Almanzor,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...thy fate 's fo low, " That I muft ftoop, ere I can give the blow. " But mine is fixt fo far above thy crown, " That all thy men, " Piled on thy back, can never pull it down. " Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I *f cannot guefs : but, wherever it is, I believe...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...now, thy I'ate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow. But mine is fixed so far above thy crown, That all thy men. Piled on thy back, can never...to stand still ; And, not concurring to thy life, I kill. Thou canst no title to my duty bring ; I am not thy subject, and my soul's thy king. Farewell...
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