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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... "
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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The Boston Review, Volume 1

1861
...scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction of perpetuity. Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost...epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself ; — and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register."...
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Mount Auburn: Its Scenes, Its Beauties, and Its Lessons

Wilson FLAGG - 1861 - 371 pagina’s
...adds the affluent and racy old writer above quoted, "the founder of the pyramids.'' " In vain, too, we compute our felicities, by the advantage of our good names, since the bad have equal duration, and Thersites is as like to live as Agamemnon." " Twentyseven names make...
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Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1862 - 432 pagina’s
...oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy ,""and deals ^vitE jhejmemory of men withoutJjslJnctioaLJSL-ment of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the...Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself. In vain \vc compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have equal durations ; and...
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Thalatta! Or, The Great Commoner: A Political Romance

Sir John Skelton - 1862 - 371 pagina’s
...too, is capricious as fortune. " The iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppies. Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself." Age after age names drop out of the recorded calendar of time, and are never again reinserted. We cannot...
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The Elements of the English Language

Ernest Adams - 1862 - 253 pagina’s
...Pronoun : Where the enamoured sunny light Brightens her that was so bright. — Wordsworth. Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it.— Sir T. Browne. (c) Infinitive in -ing : Now leave complaining, and begin your tea. — Pope. (d) Infinitive...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herosiratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana! he is almost...of our good names, since bad have equal durations; ind Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register....
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1863 - 2404 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...spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse ; confounded thit of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1863 - 2404 pagina’s
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity : who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? llerostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost...it; time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse; confoundedth:it of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pagina’s
...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...of our good names, since bad have equal durations; ind Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register....
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