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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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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...impure, quality, the voice being low down in the chest; large volume; short, mostly falling slides. Thus: O eloquent, just, and mighty death! Whom none could...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with these two narrow words, Hie jacet! — SIR WALTER RALEIGH. SOLEMNITY...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none...together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, ambition, and cruelty of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, " hicjacet." LETTER...
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Masterpieces in English Literature, and Lessons in the English Language ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - 1874 - 437 pages
...Thus: O eloquent, just, and mighty death I Whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none huth dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with these two narrow words, Hie jacft! — SIR WALTER RALEIOH. SOLEMNITY...
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MEMORIAL OF CHARLES SUMNER.

. - 1874
...just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, them hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hath done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou...together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, * Hie jacelJ" Yes! He covers...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...Edmund Spenser. 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 greatnesse, all the pride, crueltie and ambition of men, and...
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The new handbook of illustration; or, Treasury of themes, meditations [&c ...

E S. P - 1874
...Irving. The Last Enemy. — 0 eloquent, just, and mighty death ! whom none could advise, thou only hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done...the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and...
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Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the ...

Herbert Lockyer - 240 pages
...SIR WALTER RALEIGH'S tribute to Death in his History of The World must be included in our cameos — "O eloquent, just and mighty Death! Whom none could...hath dared, thou hast done; And whom all the world flattered thou only hast cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...
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Christian Doctrine: Eight Lectures Delivered in the University of Cambridge ...

J. S. Whale - 1976 - 200 pages
...that last magnificent sentence of his unfinished History of the World, written there in the Tower : ' O eloquent, just and mighty Death ! whom none could...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 Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - 1986 - 555 pages
...extended, elevated assertion is displayed in a famous passage from Raleigh's History of the World: Oh eloquent, just and mighty death! whom none could advise,...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 - 1993 - 1092 pages
...Cortic, 1 988). 93 Death is a shadow that always follows the body. ENGLISH PROVERB (Hth century). 94 О ers are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic...discipline. BARBARA TUCHMAN (1912-89), US historian. Stil hath cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness,...
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