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" O eloquent, just, and mighty Death \ whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 72
by Ancient learning - 1812
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...Death tells it us ? . . . . O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ;...it all over with these two narrow words, Hicjacet \ " Mr. Mitford was the first Englishman who attempted, in emulation of Gibbon, to write at length...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...rottenness, and they acknowledge it. Oh, eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done ;...pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with these two narrow words — Hie JACRT. THE LITTLE LORD KEEPER. 1 55 CHAPTER JXI. FRANCIS BACON,...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 31

Universalism - 1862
...fields ! j. 8. R. To DEATH. — 0, eloquent, just and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ;...world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the pride, cruelty and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these...
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A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Schools

Simon Kerl - English language - 1862 - 374 pages
...that had been built of stone, t 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death I whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only ílast cast out and despised0! Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky,...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...cast out of the world, and despised : thou liast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the cruelty and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow word, Hicjatxt. Raleigh. Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's...
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The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - History - 1986 - 555 pages
...Raleigh's History of the World: Oh eloquent, just and mighty death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and...far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambitions of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hic jacet. It is clear from...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...ENGLISH PROVERB (Hth century). 94 О eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness,...
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Elizabethan Mythologies: Studies in Poetry, Drama and Music

Robin Headlam Wells - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 287 pages
...Elizabethan melancholy O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou has perswaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only has cast out of the world and despised; thou hast drawne together all the farre-stretched greatnesse,...
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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 7, Part 1: The Holy ...

John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, Paul A. Parrish - Poetry - 2005 - 720 pages
...answer to Raleigh's claim in History of the World (1614): "O eloquent, just and mighty death! . . . thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness,...the pride, cruelty and ambition of man, and covered all over with these two narrow words, Hie iacet" (bk. 5, ch. 6, sect. 12). Ferry (1983, 220) notes...
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - Literary Collections - 1996 - 398 pages
...acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! . . . whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world and despised; thou hast drawn...it all over with these two narrow words: Hicjacet! There is something at work here which recalls that interplay of power and desire in Sir Thomas Wyatt's...
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