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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 Graduated Course of Translation from English Into French: The Junior ...

Charles Cassal - 1899
...measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art, nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts, but 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...
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Progress of the Nineteenth Century: A Panoramic Review of the Inventions and ...

John Wesley Hanson - 1900 - 641 pages
...make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur; not to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art ; not to collect medals or collate manuscripts;...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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Duty, with illustrations of courage, patience, & endurance. Popular ed

Samuel Smiles - 1900
...civilised nations, down to the present time. Burke thus described him : — " He visited all Europe 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 the...
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Disciples of Aesculapius, Volume 2

Benjamin Ward Richardson, Mrs. George Martin - 1900
...ancient grandeur ; nor to form a scale of curiosity of modern art ; nor to collect medals ; nor to collate 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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Writings and Speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1901
...palaces or the statcliness of temples, not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern...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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John Howard

Edgar Charles Sumner Gibson - 1902 - 211 pages
...palaces or the stateliness of temples ; nor 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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Words of Life for 1905

William Salter - 1904 - 185 pages
...Tertullian, 160-230. SEPTEMBER 3. John Howard (born Sept. 2, 1726, died Jan. 20, 1790) visited all Europe 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 the...
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Americans of 1776

James Schouler - 1906 - 317 pages
...survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, . . . not to collect medals or 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 to the...
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Letters to Young and Old

Maria Theresa Villiers Earle - 1906 - 384 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...medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and...
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Bristol and Its Famous Associations

Stanley Peerman Hutton - 1907 - 406 pages
...grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art ; not to collect medals, nor to collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths of dungeons...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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