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" The contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they record, the stern lesson which they teach of the nothingness of humanity, the extent of ground which they so closely cover, and their uniform and melancholy tenor, reminded me... "
Rob Roy. By the author of 'Waverley'. - Page 124
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1818
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 81

English literature - 1818
...The contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they record, the stern lesean which they teach of the nothingness, of humanity,...mourning and woe.' " The Cathedral itself corresponds iri impressive majesty with these accompaniments. We feel that its appearance м heavy, yet that the...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series ..., Volumes 1-2

1818
...sorrows •aa they record, the stern les,sou which they teach of the nothingness of humanity, tlie extent of ground which they so closely cover, and...melancholy tenor, reminded me of the roll of the prophet, wlch was ' written within and without, and there were written therein lamentations and mourning and...
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Rob Roy, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1824
...covered with sepulchral inscriptions. The contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrow which they record, the stern lesson which they teach...were written therein lamentations and mourning and wo." The Cathedral itself corresponds in impresssive majesty with these accompaniments. We feel that...
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Rob Roy [by sir W. Scott]. With the author's last notes and additions

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1831
...inscriptions. The contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they preserve, the stern lesson which they teach of the nothingness...and their uniform and melancholy tenor, reminded me of,the roll of the prophet, which was " written within and without, and there was written therein lamentations...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1847
...our old English churches, where the floor is covered with sepulchral inscriptions ; " reminding him of the roll of the prophet, which was "written within and without, and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe." This is not exactlj; conform to the specimen...
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Rob Roy, Volumes 1-2

Walter Scott - Outlaws - 1834
...inscriptions. The contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they preserve, the stern lesson which they teach of the nothingness...which was " written within and without, and there was written therein lamentations and mourning and woe." The Cathedral itself corresponds in impressive...
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Scott and Scotland

Leitch Ritchie - Engraving, English - 1835 - 256 pages
...contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they preserve, the stern lessons which they teach of the nothingness of humanity, the...within and without, and there were written therein lamentation, and mourning, and woe." The citizens of Glasgow have the credit of preserving their magnificent...
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Scott and Scotland

Leitch Ritchie - Engraving, English - 1835 - 256 pages
...contents of these sad records of mortality, the vain sorrows which they preserve, the stern lessons which they teach of the nothingness of humanity, the...tenor, reminded me of the roll of the prophet, which 244 HONOURABLE TRAIT. was "written within and without, and there were written therein lamentation,...
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Glimpses of the Old World: Or, Excursions on the Continent, and in Great Britain

John Alonzo Clark - Europe - 1840
...in the ordinary case, partially clothes the surface of those retreats ' where the wicked cease from troubling and the weary are at rest.' The broad, flat...were written therein lamentations and mourning and wo.' " The cathedral itself corresponds in impressive majesty with these accompaniments. We feel that...
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Glimpses of the Old World: Or, Excursions on the Continent, and in Great Britain

John Alonzo Clark - Europe - 1840
...in the ordinary case, partially clothes the surface of those retreats ' where the wicked cease from troubling and the weary are at rest.' The broad, flat...were written therein lamentations and mourning and wo.' " The cathedral itself corresponds in impressive majesty with these accompaniments. We feel that...
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