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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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Humanism

Tony Davies, Grahame Davies - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 152 pages
...assured', or his contemporary Ralegh invokes the figure of 'eloquent, just, and mighty Death' to rebuke 'all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man', the impulse has nothing in common with 'humanism': a generalised 'man' is called up only to be exposed...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 13

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1875
...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 ;...and covered it all over with these two narrow words, — Hie jacet " / In conclusion, we can hardly doubt that the speech was made substantially as it has...
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Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet, Part 4

Howard Marget Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, Lee Palmer Wandel - Medical - 1998 - 212 pages
...power of death. "O eloquent, just and mightie Death!" he exclaimed, "Whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and...hast cast out of the world and despised: thou hast drawne together all the farre stretched greatnesse, all the pride, crueltie and ambition of man, and...
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Death, Desire, and Loss in Western Culture

Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 384 pages
...flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world and despised; thou hast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of...and covered it all over with these two narrow words: Hie jacet! (History, p. 396) An adoring identification with a ruthless omnipotence is made from an...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...happily strike out his teeth. 9370 The History of the World O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! ... 6569 In creating, the only hard thing's to begin; A grass-blade's no easier to make t ambitlon of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hicjacet [Here lies). 9371 'As...
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Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture

Jonathan Dollimore - Philosophy - 2001 - 384 pages
...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-fetched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these...
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The Living Spirit: Prayers and Readings for the Christian Year - A Tablet ...

Margaret Hebblethwaite - Religion - 2000 - 432 pages
...rottenness, and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and...thou only hast cast out of the world and despised. Sir Walter Raleigh I am no longer afraid of death, I know well its dark and cold corridors leading...
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The Limits of Death: Between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Joanne Morra, Mark Robson, Marquard Smith - Philosophy - 2000 - 254 pages
...suddenly make man to know himself. 0 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, (p. 396) Submission to, and an adoring identification with,...
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Dictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart England

Dorothy Auchter - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 403 pages
...concluding passage of the book reads: O eloquent, just, and mighty death! Whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and...it all over with these two narrow words: Hicjacet! Lastly, whereas this book, by the title it hath, calls itself The First Part of the General History...
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The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

William James Bouwsma - History - 2002 - 304 pages
...of death over all: O eloquent, just and mightie Death! whom none could advise, thou hast perswaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all...hast cast out of the world and despised: thou hast drawne together all the farre stretched greatness, all the pride, crueltie, and ambition of man, and...
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