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" Oblivion is not to be hired: the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the Register of God, not in the record of man. "
Notes and Queries - Page 315
1889
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...chronicle. Oblivion is not to be hired ; the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been ; to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. * * • A great part of antiquity contented their hopes of subsistency with a transmigration of their...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...chronicle. Oblivion is not to be hired ; the greater part mast ke content to be as though they had not been ; to be found in the register of God,, not in the record of man. * * A great part of antiquity contented their hopes of subsistency with a transmigration of their souls....
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...sublime : " Oblivion is not to be hired: the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...chronicle. " Oblivion is not to be hired : the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since, contain not one living...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...chronicle. " Oblivion is not to be hired : the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since, contain not one living...
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Reginald Dalton, Volume 1

John Gibson Lockhart - College stories - 1823 - 1026 pages
...THEIR GRAVES IN OUR SHORT MEMORIES, AND SADLY TELL US HOW WE SHALL BE BURIED IN OUR SURVIVORS. L.ET ME BE FOUND IN THE REGISTER OF GOD, NOT IN THE RECORD OF MAN." " Poor Barbara," said Mrs Elizabeth, after our youth had read the words aloud; — "poor Barbara !...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...chronicle. Oblivion is not to be hired : the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...^:-„>,..:,i. Oblivion is not to be hired. The greater put must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty-seven names make up the first story,* and the recorded names ever since contain not one living...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...only chronicle. Oblivion is not to be hired. The greater part must be content to be as though they had not been ; to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twentyseven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

Books - 1820
...sublime : " Oblivion is not to be hired : the greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty,seven names make up the first story, and the rtcorded names ever since contain not one living...
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