Our dearest hopes in pangs are born, The kingliest Kings are crown'd with thorn.
How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays; And their uncessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree. Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all flow'rs and all trees do close To weave the garlands of repose.Andrew Marvell
A love still burning upward, giving light To read those laws; an accent very low In blandishment, but a most silver flow Of subtle-paced counsel in distress. Right to the heart and brain, tho' undescried, Winning its way with extreme gentleness Thro' all the outworks of suspicious pride; A courage to endure and to obey: A hate of gossip parlance and of sway, Crown'd Isabel, thro' all her placid life, The queen of marriage, a most perfect wife.
He was not born to shame: Upon his brow shame was asham'd to sit; For 'tis a throne where honour may be Crown'd Sole monarch of the universal earth.william shakespeare
How the Doctor's brow should smile, Crown'd with wreaths of camomile.thomas moore
Where drooping lotos-flowers, distilling balm, Dream by the drowsy streamlets sleep hath Crown'd, While Care forgets to sigh, and Peace hath balsamed Pain.
Mont Blanc is the monarch of mountains; They Crown'd him long ago On a throne of rocks, in a robe of clouds, With a diadem of snow.lord byron
Fortune in men has some small diff'rence made, One flaunts in rags, one flutters in brocade; The cobbler apron'd, and the parson gown'd, The friar hooded, and the monarch Crown'd.Alexander Pope