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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... "
Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ... - Page 117
by Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - 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...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words: Hicjacet! There is something at work here...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 13

Massachusetts Historical Society - 1875
...beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. Oh, eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! Whom none could...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, — Hie jacet " / In conclusion, we can hardly...
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Facing Death: Where Culture, Religion, and Medicine Meet, Part 4

Howard Marget Spiro, Mary G. McCrea Curnen, Lee Palmer Wandel - 1998 - 212 pages
...with a remarkable tribute to the power of death. "O eloquent, just and mightie Death!" he exclaimed, "Whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what...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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The Living Spirit: Prayers and Readings for the Christian Year

Margaret Hebblethwaite - 2000 - 432 pages
...most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just and mighty Death! whom none could...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 - 2000 - 254 pages
...him, is always deferred.... It is therefore Death alone that can suddenly make man to know himself. 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could...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, Dorothy Mays - 2001 - 403 pages
...of his patron Prince Henry seems to have discouraged him. The concluding passage of the book reads: O eloquent, just, and mighty death! Whom none could...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words: Hicjacet! Lastly, whereas this book, by the...
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The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

William James Bouwsma - 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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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - 2006 - 270 pages
...Walter Raleigh's Historie of the World (book V, part I, chapter VI): "O eloquent, just, and mightie Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded;...world and despised: thou hast drawn together all the far stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty London Letter, May 1921 1. The essay was first published...
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