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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...now, thy fate 'a 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 Ahnanzor,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never...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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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volumes 1-2

Walter Scott - 1826
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never...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 miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never...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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: In Six ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1829 - 323 pages
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never pull it down : By ceasing from this hour to be thy friend. But, at my ease, thy destiny I send, Like heaven, I need...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - 1834
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never...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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1834
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never...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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Selections from the Poetry of Dryden: Including His Plays and Translations

John Dryden - 1852 - 350 pages
...must stoop ere I can give the blow. But mine is fix'd so far above thy crown, That all thy men, Pil'd on thy back, can never pull it down. But at my ease...send, By ceasing from this hour to be thy friend. Like Heav'n, I need but only to stand still; And, not concurring to thy life, I kill. Almanz, This counsellor...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets, with critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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." down his fate so well as without piling : besides, I think Abdalla so wise a man, that if Almanzor...
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