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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... "
The American Whig Review - Page 18
1848
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 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...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 Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...exceeds an infamous history. The Canaahitish woman lives more happily without a name than Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Heroatratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 24

1828
...The iniquity of oblivion," apostrophizeth the eloquent Sir Thomas Brounc, in his Hydriotophia, "• blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids ? Erostratos lives, who burned the temple of Diana — he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...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,...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids T Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, be is almost lost that built it ; time hath spared...
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The North American Review, Volume 163

North American review - 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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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...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 1 " But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...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 ?...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...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...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...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

Unitarianism - 1826
...exceeds au 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 ? 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 24

Scotland - 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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