A little rule, a little sway, A sunbeam in a winter's day, Is all the proud and mighty have Between the cradle and the grave.
John Dyer (c. 1700 - 1758)
Source: Grongar Hill. Line 88.
Contributed by: Zaady
Disparting towers Trembling all precipitate down dash'd, Rattling around, loud thundering to the moon.
Source: The Ruins of Rome. Line 40.
And he that will this health deny, Down among the dead men let him lie.
Source: Toast: Here’s a Health to the King (published in early part of the reign of George I.).
Ever charming, ever new, When will the landscape tire the view?
Source: Grongar Hill. Line 102
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