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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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The Edinburgh Review, 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. I'm not thy subject, and my soul's thy king. There's not a star of thine dare stay with thee:...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1811 - 445 pages
...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. " guefs : but, wherever it is, I believe Almanzor, and think " that all Abdalla's fubjefts, piled upon...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden., Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - 1811
...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 cannot " guefs : but, wherever it is, I believe Almanzor,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...now, thy fate's so low, That 1 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. " that if Almanzor had told him piling his men apoft " his back might do the feat, he would scarcely...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...now, 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, I believe Almanzor,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...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, I believe Al"...
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The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - 1822
...begged a speech out of some other." My fate is fixed so far above thy crown, That all thy men Pil'd on thy back can never pull it down ; But at my ease,...I send, By ceasing from this hour to be thy friend : Thou can'st no title to my duty bring, I'm not thy subject, and my soul's thy king. Farewell ! when...
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The Works, of the Right Honourable Sir Chas. Hanbury Williams ..., Volume 2

Sir Charles Hanbury Williams - 1822
...begged a speech out of some other." My fate is fixed so far above thy crown, That all thy men Pil'd on thy back can never pull it down ; But at my ease,...I send, By ceasing from this hour to be thy friend : Thou can'st no title to my duty bring, I'm not thy subject, and my soul's thy king. Farewell ! when...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...now, 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, I believe Almanzor,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...'s so low, That I must stoop, ere I can give the blow. But mine is fixt so far above thy crown, v;\ 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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