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" The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve ; And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind ! we are such stuff As dreams are made on, and our... "
A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ... - Page 172
by David Simpson - 1810 - 345 pages
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White Slaves, African Masters: An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity ...

Paul Baepler - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 310 pages
...despondency and despair, when we found that the report of our redemption being near would die away "and like the baseless fabric of a vision leave not a wreck behind;" continually inclosed in those pandemoniums called Bagnios or Slave prisons, where every vice was not...
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Gothic Readings: The First Wave, 1764-1840

Rictor Norton - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 369 pages
...terrific, wild, and numerous apparitions that haunt Old Drury and Covent Garden, 'to vanish into thin air, and, like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind.' Happy shall I be, and I shall have gained the object I had in view, if I can but dissolve the spell,...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
...baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capped towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on,...
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A Critical History of Philosophy, Volume 2

Asa Mahan, Richard Friedrich - Philosophy - 2003 - 492 pages
...called." When their baselessness has once been fully exposed, they will, one and all, 'be dissolved, and like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind.' APPENDIX. CHAPTER I. HOW IT IS THAT PROFESSEDLY SCIENTIFIC LANGUAGE NOT UNFREQUENTLY REPRESENTS NO...
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The Lost Chart

Neil M. Gunn, Dairmid Gunn - Fiction - 2004 - 256 pages
...Shakespeare one about the globe itself and all which it inherits." "Vaguely." "How did it go? . . . 'the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind'." "I remember." "Remarkable how Shakespeare...
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William Shakespeare: England's Greatest Playwright and Poet

David Hilliam - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 112 pages
...baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams are made on;...
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Mary: A Fiction

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Fiction - 2006 - 164 pages
...round, wept, and prayed. Henry had enlightened the desolate scene: was this charm of life to fade away, and, like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind? These thoughts disturbed her reason, she shook her head, as if to drive them out of it; a weight, a...
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Modernity And Postmodern Culture

McGuigan, Jim - Social Science - 2006 - 200 pages
...baseless fabric of this vision, The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind. Prospero in The Tempest, William Shakespeare...
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The Tao of Religion

George Rapanos - 2007 - 335 pages
...baseless fabric of this vision The cloud-capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And, like this insubstantial pageant faded, Leave not a rack behind: We are such stuff As dreams are made of,...
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Number One. Mark Twain's Sketches.

Mark Twain - Fiction - 2007 - 92 pages
...towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.' "That stone there covers Campbell the poet. Here are names you know pretty well — Milton, and Gray...
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