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" ... to subsist in bones, and be but pyramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration. Vain ashes, which, in the oblivion of names, persons, times, and sexes, have found unto themselves a fruitless continuation, and only arise unto late posterity as emblems... "
Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ... - Page 294
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pages
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...bones, and be but paramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration — vain ashes, which in the oblivioifof names, persons, times, and sexes, have found unto...emblems of mortal vanities, antidotes against pride, vain-glorv, and madding vices. * * * * Circles and right lines limit and close all bodies, and the...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...observators. Had they made as good provision for their' names, as they have done for their relics, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation. But to subsist in bones, and be but paramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration — vain si which in the oblivion of names, persons, times,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...to subsist in. bones, and be but paramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration — vain ashes. winch in the oblivion of names, persons, times,. and sexes,...emblems of mortal vanities, antidotes against pride, vain-glory, and madding vices. * * * * Circles and right lines limit and close all bodies, and the...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...Observators. Had they made as good provision for their names as they have done for their reliques, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation;...against pride, vain glory, and madding vices. Pagan vain glories which thought the world might last for ever, had encouragement for ambition, and finding...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...observators. Had they made as good provision for their names, as they have done for their reliques, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation....and madding vices. Pagan vain-glories, which thought the world might last for ever, had encouragement for ambition, and finding no Atropos unto the immortality...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...observators. Had they made as good provision for their names, as they have done for their reliques, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation....duration. Vain ashes, which in the oblivion of names, persous, times, and sexes, have found unto themselves, a fruitless continuation, and only arise unto...
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The History and Antiquities of Lewes and Its Vicinity, Volume 1

Thomas Walker Horsfield - Lewes - 1824 - 340 pages
...cabinet, as if to proclaim the transitory nature of mortal glory, and the vanity of human greatness. " Vain ashes! which in the oblivion of names, persons,...unto late posterity as emblems of mortal vanities'." 1 Vide Douglas' Letter in Prov. Mag., No. 1. * Horda Angel-Cynnan, vol. 1., p. 64. 3 Brown's Hydriot....
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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
...observators. Had they made as good provision for their names as they have done for their reliques, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation....against pride, vain glory, and madding vices. Pagan vain glories which thought the world might last for ever, had encouragement for ambition, and finding...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...fallacy in duration. Vain ashes, which, in the oblivion of names, persons, times, and sexes, have bound unto themselves a fruitless continuation, and only...emblems of mortal vanities, antidotes against pride, vainglory, and madding vices ! Pagan vainglories, which thought the world might last forever, had encouragement...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...questions of Tiberius unto grammarians. Marcel. Donatus in Suet. } KXyri ''A.-; !.*;~'.. Hom. Job. relics, they had not so grossly erred in the art of perpetuation. But to subsist in bones, and be bat pyramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration. Vairi ashes, which in the oblivion of names, persons,...
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