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" Do you know what it is," M. Fe"li l said to us on the evening of the day before yesterday, " which makes man the most suffering of all creatures? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not... "
Maurice and Eugénie de Guérin, a monograph - Page 62
1870
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1865 - 302 pages
...evening of the day before yesterday, ' which makes man the most suffering of all creatures ? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds.' Again he said to us as we heard...
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The quest of the chief good: expository lectures on Ecclesiastes, with a new ...

Samuel Cox - Bible - 1868 - 320 pages
...Do you know what it is makes man the most suffering of all creatures ?" and replies : " It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds." as ourselves. Nothing short of...
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1869 - 317 pages
...the day before yesterday, 'which makes man the most suffering of all creatures ? It is that he lias one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds.' Again he said to us as we heard...
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Essays in Criticism, Volume 1

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1875 - 440 pages
...evening of the day before yesterday, " which makes man the most suffering of all creatures? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds." Again he said to us as we heard...
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Famous French authors: biographical portraits of distinguished French writers

Théophile Gautier, Eugène de Mirecourt - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1879 - 323 pages
...evening of the day before yesterday, ' which makes man the most suffering of all creatures ? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds.' Again he said to us as * The familiar...
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Famous French Authors

Theophile Gautier - 1879
...evening of the day before yesterday, ' which makes man the most suffering of all creatures ? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in the horrible old times, but between two worlds.' Again he said to us as * The familiar...
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Journal of Maurice de Guérin

Maurice de Guérin - Authors, French - 1891 - 193 pages
...know," said M. F6Ii, on the evening of day before yesterday, "why man is the most suffering among all creatures ? It is because he has one foot in the finite...the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in certain horrible times, but between two worlds." He also said to us, on hearing...
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Journal

Maurice de Guérin - 1891 - 193 pages
...know," said M. Fe1i, on the evening of day before yesterday, " why man is the most suffering among all creatures ? It is because he has one foot in the finite...the infinite, and that he is torn asunder, not by four horses, as in certain horrible times, but between two worlds." He also said to us, on hearing...
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Monthly Packet

1898
...spirit of humanity itself. ' What is it which makes man the most suffering of all creatures ? It is that he has one foot in the finite and the other in the infinite, and that he is torn asunder . . . between two worlds,' wrote Lamennais. This struggle, this ceaseless warfare of man with moral...
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The Sisters

Mabel Dearmer - 1908 - 421 pages
...said M. Fele on the evening of the day before yesterday, " why man is the most suffering among all creatures ? ' It is because he has one foot in the...in the infinite and that he is torn asunder not by four horses, as in certain horrible times, but between two worlds."' Journal of Maurice de Guerin....
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