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" To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate? "
Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ... - Pagina 211
door Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 304 pagina’s
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Ilerodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can bat pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratns lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Ilerodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate f But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pagina’s
...Entelechia and soul of our subsistences. To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a...had not rather have been the good thief, than Pilate 1 " But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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The North American Review, Volume 163

1896
...the dead may be pardoned if they prefer rather to act upon the warning of Sir Thomas Browne, that " the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy,...of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity." Whichever philosopher may be right, the eighteenth century, and to some extent the preceding one, was...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...entelechia and soul of our subsistences ? Yet to be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a...her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without ' • Gram ilucrtntknet antigiue. ' * f Which men uluiw iu several conntrie*, giving them what pleaw,...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...Entelechia and soul of our subsistences ? To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds au infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a...than Pilate ? But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scatteretb her poppy,, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity....
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...Entelechia and soul of our subsistences? To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name, than Herodias with one. And who bad not rather have been the good thief, than Pilate ? But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 24

1828
..." The iniquity of oblivion," apostrophizeth the eloquent Sir Thomas Broune, hi his Hydriotophia, " blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory...men without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who canbutpity the founder of the Pyramids ? Erostratos lives, who burned the temple of Diana — he is...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...infamous his* Old ones being taken up, and other bodies laid under them. t Gruteri Inscriptiones Antiques. t Which men show in several countries, giving them...had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate 1 But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1;Volume 7

1836
...fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her...of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have equal durations,...
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