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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 so tragediedigter: En studie over den engelske tragedie i tidsrummet ...

Torben Lundbeck - 1894 - 195 pages
...now, thy fate's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow: But mine is iixed 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. Han går igen til kongen, hvor han naturligvis bliver modtagen med glæde. Lyndaraxa, der ikke...
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Johnson's Life of Dryden, with intr. and notes by F. Ryland

Samuel Johnson - 1895
...thy fate's so low, 20 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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A School History of English Literature, Volume 2

Elizabeth Lee - 1898
...god to thee. If I would kill thee now, thy fate 's so low, That I must stoop ere I can give the blow. Like heaven, I need but 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 English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare

Jean Jules Jusserand - 1899 - 433 pages
...fate's so low That I must stoop ere I can give the blow : But mine is fixed so far above thy erown, That all thy men, Piled on thy back, can never pull...only to stand still, And not concurring to thy life, I kill." 1 Any number of speeches of this sort are to be found in the heroical dramas of Dryden, Settle,...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...thy fate 's so low, 59 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 3." ' Now where that is, Almanzor's fate is fixt, I cannot guess ; but wherever it is, I believe Almanzor,...
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Temple Bar, Volume 59

1880
...thy fate's so low, That I must stoop e'er 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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University of Nevada Studies

University of Nevada - 1908
...must stoop 'ere I can give the blow But mine is flx'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 onely to stand still; And, not concurring to thy life, I kill, Thou canst no title...
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Elkanah Settle: His Life and Works

Frank Clyde Brown - 1910 - 170 pages
...And for example take a rarity, a Simile with sense in it. In his Granada Almanzor says to Boabdelin. "But at my ease, thy destiny I send, By ceasing from...only to stand still, And not concurring to thy Life I kill." Here if I'de be as impertinent as he, I should ask how Almanzors standing still be like Heavens...
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Selected Dramas of John Dryden: With The Rehearsal

John Dryden, George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - 1910 - 504 pages
...is fix'd so far above thy crown, 4That all thy men, ?il'd on thy back, can never pull it down, îut at my ease thy destiny I 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. Thou canst no title...
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Life of Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1913 - 300 pages
...fate's so low, That I must stoop, ere I can give the blow. But mine is fixt so far above thy crown, 10 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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