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" IT must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well ! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought ? why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles... "
An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ... - Page 10
by John Hanbury Dwyer - 1846 - 300 pages
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...and his God. CATO'S SOLILOQUY ON THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL. IT must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ! — Else, whence this pleasing hope, this fond...? — Tis the Divinity that stirs within us : Tis Heaven itself that points out — a hereafter, And intimates — Eternity to man. Eternity ! — thou...
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The Works of Thomas Dick ...

Thomas Dick - Philosophy and religion - 1838
...accounted for? "Whence springs this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This loniring after Immortality Ī Or, whence this secret dread, and Inward horror, Of...soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction?" Whence proceed» the want we feel amidst the variety of objecta which surround us ? Whence vis« the...
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The Dramatic Experience

John L. Styan - Drama - 1975 - 168 pages
...Immortality of the Soul. A drawn sword on the table by him.' It must be so — Plato, thou reason's! well ! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought? . . . In spite of the tempestuous idea, the sonorous regularity of these lines admits none of the hesitations...
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John Philip Kemble Promptbooks

Shattuck - Drama - 1997 - 71 pages
...Soul:—* j4. drawn sword on the table by him. • Cato. IT must be so ; — Plato, thou reasonest well; — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...Why shrinks the soul Back on herself and startles at desnuetion? Tis the Divinity that stirs within us; 'T is Heaven itself that points out an hereafter,...
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Prodigals and Pilgrims: The American Revolution Against Patriarchal ...

Jay Fliegelman - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 340 pages
...afterlife by Plato's discussion of the immortality of the soul, asks the following and then takes his life. Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles...destruction? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter. And intimates eternity to man. The soul's natural desire...
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A Mind for Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science

Walter Keith Thomas, Warren U. Ober - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 328 pages
...beside him and a copy of Plato's book on the Immortality of the Soul in his hand. He soliloquizes: It must be so— Plato, thou reason'st well— Else...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man.52 In this speech the two crucial words "intimates" and "immortality" appear to be six lines apart,...
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Isis Unveiled: (Two Volumes in a Slipcase)

H. P. Blavatsky - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 1506 pages
...must be true." CHAPTER VII "Thou Great First Cause, least understood." — POPE, Universal Prayer, 5. "Whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...this secret dread, and inward horror Of falling into naught? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction? 'T is the divinity that...
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Benjamin Franklin and His Gods

Kerry S. Walters - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 213 pages
...moving, particularly to someone in Franklin's state of religious indecision: It must be so—Plato, thou reason'st well!— Else whence this pleasing...falling into nought? why shrinks the soul Back on her self, and startles at destruction? Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis heaven it self,...
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Errant Plagiary: The Life and Writing of Lady Sarah Cowper, 1644-1720

Anne Kugler - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 288 pages
...immortality of the soul by using a speech from Addison's tragedy Cato: It must be So—Plato Thou Reasonest Well! Else whence this pleasing Hope, This fond Desire,...Immortality. Or Whence this Secret Dread and inward Horrour of ffalling into Naught? Why Shrinks the Soul Back on Her Self and Startles at Destruction?...
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy: And, Continuation of the ...

Laurence Sterne - Fiction - 2006 - 252 pages
...and Mark E. Yellin (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2004], 88): It must be so — Plato, thou reason's! well! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. (Vi1-9) 6 Stout, 278, is useful in noting Johnson's comment on Cato in the "Preface to Shakespeare"...
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