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" Oh, the grave! The grave! It buries every error — covers every defect — extinguishes every resentment! From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections. "
The Penny satirist and London pioneer [afterw.] The London pioneer [afterw ... - Page 124
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Three Thousand Selected Quotations from Brilliant Writers: Compiled from the ...

Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert - 1912 - 681 pages
...the living. O, the grave ! the grave ! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment. From its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections. — WASHINGTON IRVING. The grave has a door on its inner side. — ALEXANDER MACLAREN. GREATNESS. The...
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Official Journal of the Proceedings of the Constitutional Convention of the ...

Louisiana. Constitutional Convention - 1913 - 78 pages
...that the "grave buries every error, covers every defect and extinguishes every resentment, and that from its peaceful bosom spring none but fond regrets and tender recollections." An humble hero of the Revolution — . Sergeant Jasper — known by all school children for his gallantry...
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Songs of Heaven from Many Hearts

1918 - 82 pages
...charms of the living. Oh! the grave! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment! From its peaceful bosom spring none but...regrets and tender recollections. Who can look down upon even the grave of an enemy, and not feel a compunctious throb, that he should have warred with the...
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Songs of Deaben from Many hearts

Charles Clark Pierce, D.D. - 1918
...charms of the living. Oh! the grave! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment! From its peaceful bosom spring none but...regrets and tender recollections. Who can look down upon even the grave of an enemy, and not feel a compunctious throb, that he should have warred with the...
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McGuffey's First [-sixth] Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - 1921
...the living. Oh, the grave! the grave! It buries every error, covers every defect, extinguishes every resentment! From its peaceful bosom spring none but...and not feel a compunctious throb, that he should have warred with the poor handful of earth that lies moldering before him? But the grave of those we...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 1

Robert Kemp Philp - 432 pages
...and the open air. THE GRAVE. — It buries every error — covers every defect — extinguishes every resentment. From its peaceful bosom spring none but...tender recollections. Who can look down upon the grave of an enemy, and not feel ;i compunctious throb that he should have warred with the poor handful of...
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Washington Irving: History, Tales & Sketches (LOA #16): The Sketch Book / A ...

Washington Irving - 1983 - 1144 pages
...the grave! — the grave! — It buries even' error — covers every defect — extinguishes even' resentment. From its peaceful bosom spring none but...should ever have warred with the poor handful of earth diat lies mouldering before him! But the grave of those we loved — what a place for meditation! There...
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The Corpse: A History

Christine Quigley - 1996 - 358 pages
...dead enemy always smells good," Washington Irving wondered that anyone could look down on the grave of an enemy and "not feel a compunctious throb, that...poor handful of earth that lies mouldering before him."45 As pitiful as the enemy dead may be, the victors are content to leave them where they fall...
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