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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... "
Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 100
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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Instructive Rambles: In London, and the Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - Adventure and adventurers - 1800 - 284 pages
...reflect with sorrow and asto••* riishment on the little competitions, fac• tions, and disputes of mankind: when ' I read the several dates of the...shall all of us be ' contemporaries, and .make our appear« ance together.' On reaching Westminster-hall, Mr. Richardson informed them it was built by...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...for the contemplation of another day, when I shall find my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt...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 letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to several of his friends ..., Volume 3

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1804
...the several dates of ' the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hun' dred years ago, 1 consider that great day when we shall all ' of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance toge" ther." Spect. Vol. 1. Numb. 26. lead your thoughts to others more peculiarly suitable to your...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., 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...powers of contrast. " When nature," he ob* Spectator, N°26. serves, " is in her desolation, and presents us with nothing but bleak and barren prospects,...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, Volume 1

Collection - 1806
...several dates of the tombs, of some that died 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. EPITAPHS, &c. CHURCH OF SAN SALVADOR, OVIEDO. AT' the entrance -of this church is a most remarkable...
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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...
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The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to Several of His Friends, Volume 4

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Authors, Latin - 1808
...disputes—I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and dehates of mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs,...all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together."—Sped. Vol. I. No. 26. ro; the wise, the philosophical Cicero, who were wont to give advice...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1808
...debates of mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and ,somc six hundred years ago, I consider that great day,...contemporaries, and make our appearance together." (JThe three great writers, who have corrupted the publick taste, are Johnson, G'bbon and Burke. ТЪеу...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review, Volume 5

1808
...tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great diiy.when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together." The three great writers, who have corrupted the publick tastt, are Johnson, Gibbon and Burke. They...
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