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  • Why is it always the innocents who suffer most, when you high lords play your game of thrones?
    (George R.R. Martin, "A Game of Thrones")
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  • The stone is strong. Bran told himself, the roots of the trees go deep, and under the ground the Kings of Winter sit their thrones. So long as those remained, Winterfell remained. It was not dead, just broken. Like me, he thought. I'm not dead either.
    (George R.R. Martin, "A Clash of Kings")
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  • Written in support of abolishing the Corn Laws, it became Elliotts most famous poem. The Peoples Anthem When wilt thou save the people Oh, God of mercy When Not kings and lords, but nations Not thrones and crowns, but men Flowers of thy heart, of God they are. Let them not pass like weeds, away Their heritage a sunless day God save the people When wilt thou save the people Oh, God of mercy When The people Lord the people Not thrones and crowns, but men God save the people Thine they are, Thy children, as thy angels fair, Save them from bondage and despair. God save the people.
    (Ebenezer Elliott)
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  • Men and women, empires and cities, thrones, principalities, and powers, mountains, rivers, and unfathomed seas, worlds, spaces, and universes, all have their day, and all must go.
    (H. Rider Haggard)
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  • I this day was spectator of the most magnificent Triumph that certainly ever floted on the Thames, considering the innumerable number of boates Vessels, dressd and adornd with all imaginabe Pomp but, above all, the Thrones, Arches, Pageants other representations, stately barges of the Lord Major, Companies, with varius Inventions, musique, Peales of Ordnance from both the vessels shore, going to meet Conduct the new Queene from Hampton Court to White-hall, at the first time of her Coming to Towne, exceeding in my opinion, all the Venetian Bucentoros c on the Ascention, when they go to Espouse the Adriatic his Majestie the Queene, came in an antique-shaped open Vessell, covered with a State or Canopy of Cloth of Gold, made in forme of a Cupola, supported with high Corinthian Pillars, wreathed with flowers, festoones Gyrlands I was in our new-built Vessell, sailing amongst them
    (John Evelyn)
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  • Thrones, Dominations, Princedoms, Virtues, Powers.
    (John Milton)
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  • And extended shade, And water flowing constantly, And abundant fruit, Neither intercepted nor forbidden, And exalted thrones.
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  • Eat and drink pleasantly for what you did, Reclining on thrones set in lines, and We will unite them to large-eyed beautiful ones.
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  • With the mind caught up in playful pleasures, involved in all sorts of amusements and sights that stagger the eyes, people are led astray. The emperors sitting on their thrones are consumed by anxiety.
    (Granth Sahib)
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  • There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.
    (Billy Graham)
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  • What constitutes a state ...... . Men who their duties know, But know their rights, and knowing, dare maintain. ...... . And sovereign law, that state's collected will, O'er thrones and globes elate, Sits empress, crowning good, repressing ill.
    (Lord Stowell)
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  • Makers of empire, they have fought for bigger things than crowns and higher seats than thrones.
    (Herbert Kaufman)
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  • All grandeur, all power, all subordination to authority rests on the executioner he is the horror and the bond of human association. Remove this incomprehensible agent from the world and at that very moment order gives way to chaos, thrones topple and society disappears.
    (Joseph De Maistre)
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  • So today those who believe shall laugh at the unbelievers On thrones, they will look.
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  • When God created Man, he gave him Music as a language different from all other languages. And early man sang his glory in the wilderness and drew the hearts of kings and moved them from their thrones.
    (Kahlil Gibran)
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