I will cling to the old rugged cross, And exchange it some day for a crown.
Avirtuouswomanisa crowntoher husband: but shethat maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
Many kings have sat down upon the ground; and one that was never thought of hath worn the crown.
Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.
The strongest poison ever known Came from Ceasar's laurel crown.
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion.To attack the first isnottoassail the last.To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee, is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.
The Lion and the Unicorn were fighting for the crown: The Lion beat the Unicorn all round the town. Some gave them white bread, some gave them brown; Some gave them plum-cake and drummed them out of town.
The dominion of the sea, as it is an ancient and undoubted right of the crown of England, so it isthe best security of the land The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom.
He stood at bold defiance with his prince; Held up the buckler of the people's cause Against the crown, and skulked behind the laws.
Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown: He raised a mortal to the skies; She drewan angel down.
Desire paces Eternityas if it had bounds, craving death. The Word climbs upward into Its crown.
The influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.
To be a King and towear a crown is a thing more glorious to them that see it than it is pleasant to them that bear it.
The British Empire has advanced to a new conception of autonomyand freedom, to the idea of a system of British nations, each freely ordering its own individual life, but bound together in unity byallegiance to one Crown, and co-operating in all that concerns the common weal.
Content's a kingdom, and I wear that crown.
He was my crowned King, and if the Parliamentary authority of England set the crown upon a stock, I will fight for that stock: And as I fought then for him, I will fight for you, when you are established by the said authority.
Minds that are great and free, Should not on fortune pause, 'Tis crown enough to virtue still, her own applause.
'Ave you 'eard o'the Widow at Windsor With a hairy gold crown on 'er 'ead? She 'as ships on the foamshe 'as millions at 'ome, An'she pays us poor beggars in red.
A god is not so glorious as a king. I think the pleasure they enjoy in Heaven, Cannot compare with kingly joys in earth. To wear a crown enchased with pearl and gold, Whose virtues carry with it life and death; To ask and have, command and be obeyed; When looks breed love, with looks to gain the prize, Such power attractive shines in princes'eyes!
Nature that framed us of four elements, Warring within our breasts for regiment, Doth teach us all to have aspiring minds: Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Wills us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown.
Let Erin remember the days of Old, Ere her faithless sons betrayed her; When Malachi wore the collar of gold Which he won from her proud invader; When her kings, with standards of green unfurled, Led the Red-Branch Knights to danger; Ere the emerald gem of the western world Was set in the crown of a stranger.
To the Lords of convention 'twas Claver'se who spoke, 'Ere the King's crown shall fall there are crowns to be broke; So let each Cavalier who loves honour and me, Come follow the bonnet of Bonny Dundee.'
The glories of our blood and state Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate; Death lays his icy hand on kings: Scepter and crown Must tumble down, And in the dust be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade.
If this country is settled, it will be one of the finest Colonies under the Crown, suitable for the growth of anyand everything.
For the crown of our life as it closes Is darkness, the fruit thereof dust; No thorns go as deep as a rose's, And love is more cruel than lust. Time turns the old days to derision, Our loves into corpses or wives; And marriage and death and division Make barren our lives.
This is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crownofsorrow isremembering happier things.
The nation suspects that the regular ministerial majorities in Parliament are bought, and that the Crown hasmadea purchase oftheHousewiththemoneyofthe people. Hence the ready, tame and servile compliance to every royal verdict issued by Lord North It is almost universally believed that this debt has been contracted in corrupting the representatives of the people.
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