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" There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom, and then Glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page... "
Longinus on the sublime; construed literally and word for word; with a free ... - Page 61
by Dionysius Cassius Longinus - 1873
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 30

1818
...research hath been, that these are walls — Behold the Imperial Mount!. 'tis thus the mighty falls. There is the moral of all human tales ; Tis but the...History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous Tyranny had thus amaes'd All treasures, all delights,...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF CRITICAL JOURNAL

DAVID WILLISON - 1818
...her research hath been, that these are walls-*Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but the...past, First Freedom, and then Glory — when that fail*, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...Behold the ImperialMount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. * * CVIII. There is the moral of all hurann tales; 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past,...History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where georgeous Tyranny had thus umass'd All treasures, all delighls...
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The works, of ... lord Byron, Volume 7

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...housebreakers. See Sueton. in vit. CJ Caesar, with the commentary of Pitiscus, p. i84. 8tanza CVIII. There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but the...rehearsal of the past, First Freedom, and then Glory, etc. The author of the Life of Cicero, speaking of the opinion entertained of Britain by that orator...
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Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...Maximus. The very soil is formed f crumbled brick-work, Nothing has been told, nothing can CVIJI. There is the moral of all human tales; Tis but the...barbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, llath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous Tyranny had thus amass'd All treasures,...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...satisfy the belief of any but a Roman antiquary.— See — Historical Illustrations, page 206. 52. There is the moral of all human tales; ' Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, Pint Freedom, and then Glory, Se. Stanza cviii. lines 1, 2, and 3. The author of the Life of Cicero,...
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Essays, Descriptive and Moral: On Scenes in Italy, Switzerland, and France

Matthias Bruen - Electronic books - 1823 - 265 pages
...Ballantyne and Co. • DESCRIPTIVE AND MORAL; SCENES IN ITALY, SWITZERLAND, AND FRANCE. BY AN AMERICAN. ' There is the moral of all human tales ; ' 'Tis but...past, ' First Freedom, and then Glory— when that failn, ' Wealth, Vice, Corruption — Barbarism at last." EDINBURGH : PRINTED FOB ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...of the past, First freedom, and then glory—when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption,—barbarism at last. And history, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page,—'t is better written here, Where gorgeous tyranny had thus amass'd All treasures, all delights,...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...those are walls — Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls; CVIII. There is lhc mortal of all human tales; (•!*>) 'Tis but the same rehearsal...History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page,— 'tis better jvrUten here, Where gorgeous Tyranny Iiad thus amass' d All treasures, all delight, that...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Nol Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...Behold the Imperial Mount! 'tis thus the mighty Hills. There is the moral nf all human tales; "t'in but the same rehearsal of the past: First Freedom,...that fails. Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism nt last. And History, with all her volumes vast. Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where...
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