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" But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Pagina 139
door George Burnett - 1813
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...equal durations ; and Thersites is like to live as long*as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 24

1828
...to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids ? Erostratos lives, who burned the temple of Diana — he is almost lost that built...Agamemnon. Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselali's long life had been his only chronicle."...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pagina’s
...Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids 1 Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, be is almost lost that built it ; time hath spared the...felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad hare equal durations: and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pagina’s
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot,...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it. Time that spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that...is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known f or whether there be...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
..., distinction . to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of pyramids ? Erostratus lines that burnt the Temple of Diana, he is almost lost...built it. Time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's liorse; confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? Heroslratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it. Time that spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 24

1828
...distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who canbutpity the founder of the Pyramids ? Erostratos lives, who burned the temple of Diana — he is almost lost that built...Agamemnon. Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle."...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...Ilrrowt.ratuw lives that burnt the temple of Diana; lit* is ill most bist that built it: time hath siwred 1 he uke of Buckingham. In the worst inn's worst room, with mat. half-hung, , Th вшсе bad have equal durations ; and Thersites 10 like to live «s long ae Agamemnon, without the...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Erostratus lives that burnt the Temple of Diana ; he is almost...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot...
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