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" I cannot name this gentleman without remarking that his labours and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe,— not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 6
1817
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 466 pages
...:—• " He has visited all Europe to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infections of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the...
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Life and Words: Discourses on Religious Subjects, and a Brief Biography

John Knox Shaw - 1887 - 392 pages
...palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art; nor to collect medals and collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge...
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Biographical Catalogue: Being an Account of the Lives of Friends ..., Volume 1

Society of Friends - 1888 - 878 pages
...eloquent language used by Burke in reference to Howard is fitly applicable to G reliet, that his aim was to dive into the depths of dungeons, " to plunge into...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to...
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Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged ...

Walter Baxendale - 1888 - 690 pages
...philanthropist, Howard, who spent the best part of his life in travelling over all the countries of Europe — "to plunge into the infection of hospitals — to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain — to remember the forgotten, and to visit the forsaken, under all climes" — was not unhappy amidst its...
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Crime: Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Sanford Moon Green - 1889 - 346 pages
...ancient grandeur; not to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collate medals or collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infections of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions...
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Crime: Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Sanford Moon Green - 1889 - 346 pages
...stateliness of temples; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur ; not to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collate medals or collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the...
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Canon Liddon: A Memoir with the Four Sermons Preached at St. Paul's ...

Henry Parry Liddon - 1890 - 80 pages
...gentleman visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to take the gauge and dimensions of human misery, to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected."...
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English Composition & Rhetoric, Part 1

Alexander Bain - 1890 - 310 pages
...pulaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art, nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge...
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Forensic Eloquence: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Oratory as ...

John Goss - 1891 - 260 pages
...ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art, not to collect medals nor to collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt, to remember the forgotten, to attend the...
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Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix

Francis Tiffany - 1891 - 392 pages
...stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur ; not to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts ; — hut to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey...
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