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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see... "
English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) - Page 257
by John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...have been erected at the public expence, represent them like themselves; and are adorned -with rostral crowns and naval ornaments, with beautiful festoons...contemporaries, and make our appearance together. C. No. XXVII. SATURDAY, MARCH 31. Ut nox longa, quibus mentitur arnica, diesque Longa videtur opus...
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The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII].

English literature - 1803
...with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myselfj with those objects which others consider with terror....hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we sJiall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together. \ C. No. XXVII. SATURDAY, MARCH...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...with old age, weakness, and deformity, lay undistinguished in the same promiscuous heap of matter. " I know that entertainments of this nature are apt...be contemporaries, and make our appearance together *." Equally striking and appropriate is the style of Addison, when employed on subjects whose gaiety...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...therefore take a view of Nature in her deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her roost gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve...contemporaries, and make our appearance together*." Equally striking and appropriate is the style of Addison, when employed on subjects whose gaiety and...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...Nature in her deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in hep most gay and delightful onesi By this means I can improve myself with those objects...be contemporaries, and make our appearance together *." Equally striking and appropriate is the style of Addison, when employed on subjects whose gaiety...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Historical ..., Volume 1

Epitaphs - 1806
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those, whom they must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...consider that great day, when we shall all of us be contem-. poraries, and make our appearance together." XVI CHURCH OF SAN SALVADOR, OVIEDO. AT the entrance...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, Volume 1

Collection - 1806
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those, whom they must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider dial. great day, when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together." ADDISON....
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1807
...deposed them ; when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world by their contests and disputes; I reflect with sorrow...ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of -its be. contemporaries, and make our appearance together)" ST. STEPHEN, WALBROOK, near the Mansion...
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...what it is to be melancholy ; and can therefore take a view of nature, in her deep and solemn scene?, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful...contemporaries, and make our appearance together. C. V 27. SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 1711. Vt nox loaga quibus mentitur arnica, diesque Longa ridetur ojna...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those, whom me must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...contemporaries, and make our appearance together." The three great writers, who have corrupted the publick taste, are Johnson, Gibbon and Burke. They abound...
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