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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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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1871
...ideas and tone of a Bossuet.1 Picture Saint Paul's in London, and the 1 ' O eloquent, just, and mightie Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...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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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...ideas and tone of a Bossuet.1 Picture Saint Paul's in London, and the 1 ' O eloquent, just, and mightie Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...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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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1871
...and the 1 ' 0 eloquent, just, and mightie Death ! whom none could advise, thon hast persuaded ; \Ykat none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the...hast cast out of the world and despised : thou hast drawne together all the farre stretched greatnesse, all the pride, erueltie, and ambition of mau, and...
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Papers from a Parsonage

Rev. Samuel Hayman - 1872
...Death !" exclaimed Sir Walter Raleigh,* " whom none could advize, thou hast perswaded ; what none have dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hie Jacet." In another and more general form,...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1873 - 567 pages
...behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit ;' but who believes it till Death tells it us ? . . . . 0 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! Mr. Mitford was the first Englishman...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - 1873 - 567 pages
...till Death tells it us ? . . . . 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, t hon hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hicjacet.' Mr. Mitford was the first Englishman...
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A History of English Literature: For Junior Classes

Frederick A. Laing - 1873 - 250 pages
...TO DEATH. (From the "History of the World.") "Oh, 'eloquent, just and mighty Death! whom none oould advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared,...world, and despised; thou hast drawn together all tho far-stretched greatness, all tho pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1873
...table, listening to the prayer offered up by his chaplain, having 1 " 0 eloquent, just, and mightie Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast east out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawne together all the farre stretched greatnessc,...
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Sketches in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - 1874 - 339 pages
...observators." Death reigns over the peoples of the past, and we must fain be satisfied to cry with Raleigh : " O eloquent, just, and mighty death ! whom none could...covered it all over with these two narrow words, hie jacet." Even so. Yet while the cadence of this august rhetoric is yet in our ears, another voice is...
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Sketches in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - 1874 - 339 pages
...Death reigns over the peoples of the past, and we must fain be satisfied to cry with Raleigh : " 0 eloquent, just, and mighty death ! whom none could...covered it all over with these two narrow words, hie jacet" Even so. Yet while the cadence of this august rhetoric is yet in our ears, another voice is...
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