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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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1881 - 864 pagina’s
...wholesome odour. Act v. Sc. 3. With clink of hammers 3 closing rivets up. Act v. Sc. 3. 1 Hcrostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it. — Sir Thomas Browne, /'.•:; Burial, Ch. v. [Richard III. continued. Perish that thought! No, never...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1882 - 478 pagina’s
...burnt the temple of Diana,3 he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's3 horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute...durations, and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon1 without the favor of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known,...
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Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - 1882 - 196 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...Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we com- | pute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have equal durations, and...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...and old families last not three oaks. . . . Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost lost that built it: time hath spared the cpiuiph of Adrian's horse; confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...and old families last not three oaks. . . . Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana: he is almost lost that built If. time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse; confounded that of himself. In vain we compute...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1882 - 446 pagina’s
...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana,3 he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's3 horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...Burial, Ch. v. Quietly rested under the drums and tramplings of three conquests. Ibid. Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it.5 Ibid. What song the Sirens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women....
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The Roxburghe Ballads, Volume 2,Deel 1

1883
...Newgate to Holborn, and so on to Tyburn. 3 Sir Thomas Browne writes, " Herost ratus lives [in memory] that burnt the Temple of Diana; he is almost lost that built it." — Hydriotaphia, cap. v. p. 76, May, 1658. The Man that for Religion dyes Has nothing more before...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1884 - 478 pagina’s
...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana,6 he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...of Adrian's* horse, confounded that of himself. In vnin we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have equal durations,...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...families last not three oaks. . . . Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids? Heroetratus liven forth, to case my pain. Along the shore of silver-streaming...and savage locality as often as he sued to leave i oor felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have equal durations; and Thersltes Is...
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