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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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Sheridan, from New and Original Material: Including a Manuscript ..., Volume 1

Walter Sydney Sichel - 1909 - 630 pages
...Howard visits all Europe, not, in Burke's noble words, "to survey the sumptuousness of palaces . . . nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art,...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ... to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...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...dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend...
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John Howard and the Prison-world of Europe: From Original and Authentic ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1918 - 401 pages
...manners, to survey the ruins of ancient cities, and gratify a classic taste ; but Howard went forth " 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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Dr. John Fothergill and His Friends: Chapters in Eighteenth Century Life

Richard Hingston Fox - 1919 - 434 pages
...to a lonely grave in Southern Russia. With him Fothergill was ever ready, in the words of Burke, " to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten," and " to visit the forsaken." Fothergill gave evidence with Howard before...
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Dr. John Fothergill and his friends

Richard Hingston Fox - 1919 - 434 pages
...to a lonely grave in Southern Russia. With him Fothergill was ever ready, in the words of Burke, " to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten," and " to visit the forsaken." Fothergill gave evidence with Howard before...
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More Things that Matter

George Allardice Riddell Baron Riddell - 1925 - 319 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 or collect manuscripts, but to dive in the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...
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Old Bedford: The Town of Sir William Harper, John Bunyan and John Howard the ...

Charles Frederick Farrar - 1926 - 289 pages
...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 the...
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The Star

...the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains ol ancient grandenr, or form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not...or collate manuscripts; but to dive into the depths ol dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospi tals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain...
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John Haygarth, FRS (1740-1827): A Physician of the Enlightenment

Christopher Charles Booth - 2005 - 169 pages
...concourse of people. As Edmund Burke had so cogently put it, in a much quoted phrase, he was ever ready "to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten, and to visit the forsaken."163 Nature, Cause, and Cure of the Rabies Canina...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 600 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...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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