James Shirley Strong Poems

  • 1.
    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.
    ...
  • 2.
    The glories of our birth and state
    Are shadows, not substantial things;
    There is no armour against fate:
    Death lays his icy hands on kings;
    ...
  • 3.
    The glories of our blood and state
    Are shadows, not substantial things;
    There is no armor against fate;
    Death lays his icy hand on kings.
    ...
  • 4.
    In Love's name you are charged hereby
    To make a speedy hue and cry,
    After a face, who t'other day,
    Came and stole my heart away;
    ...
  • 5.
    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:
    ...
Total 5 Strong Poems by James Shirley

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Death 8 Poor 6 Field 5 Purple 5 Heart 5 Breath 5 Strong 5 Dust 4 Crown 4 Sweet 4

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James Shirley Crash: After reading about the James Shirley Crash, one line comes to my mind - 'There is no armour against fate' and this is so true, absolutely love the way is true today hundreds of years after it was written.

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