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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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Marriage: A Novel ...

Susan Ferrier - 1819
...adio," warbled Miss Parkins. " I vanish," said Mrs. Apsley, snatching up her tippet, ridicule, &c. " and, like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind." " Fare-thee-well at once — Adieu, adieu, adieu, remember me!" cried the last of the band, as she...
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Discourses, Delivered on Public Occasions, Illustrating the Principles ...

Thaddeus Mason Harris - Freemasonry - 1819 - 376 pages
...continue still, and flourish, till -" The great globe itself, And all Ivhich it inherit, be destroyed, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind." HAD we leisure, it would be an interesting and entertaining research to trace its progress through...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1820
...tow'rs, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, Yea, all that it inhabits, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind." ' 328. The effect of this figure is peculiarly pleasant, when the gradation of the sentiment is denoted...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 7

England - 1820
...towers, the gorgeous palaces, the solemn temples, the great globe itself, yea, all that it inhabit, shall dissolve, and, like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind !' ' Fallida mors «quo pulsat pede pauperum tabernas regumque turres.' He! (hear!} who but a few short...
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The Republican, Volume 1

Richard Carlile - Free thought - 1820
...liberties, before which kings and priests, crowns and mitres, thrones and monasteries, will be swept away, and like the baseless fabric of a vision leave not a wreck behind; you, Sir, are a bright example of the inefficacy of bolts, bars, aud dungeons, to stifle the voice...
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Fruits of Enterprize Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia ...

Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson - Egypt - 1821 - 250 pages
...remnants of it were to be discerned, and Belzoni might have exclaimed in the words of Shakespeare : i The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn...baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind. — Indeed, there was ocular demonstration in the truth of this assertion, with respect to its towers,...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Ancient and Modern

Collection, William Graham - Epitaphs - 1821 - 320 pages
...capp'd towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Yea, and all yvhich it inherits, shall dissolve, And like the baseless fabric of a vision Leave not a wreck behind. JAMES THOMSON, JEtatis 48, obit 27, August, 1748. Tutor'd by thee, sweet poetry, exalts her voice to...
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The American Masonic Register, and Ladies' and Gentlemen's Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1821
...towers, the .-orgeous 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!" " O death ! it is thine to tread out empires, and to quench the stars!'' While thus tossed on the expansive...
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The Works of the Rev. John Newton ...

John Newton - 1821
...coming, when all honours and possessions, but this which cometh of God only, will be eclipsed and vanish; and, like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind. How miserable will they then be who must leave their all ! What a mortifying thought does Horace put...
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THE KEY TO THE EXERCISES FOR THE ILLUSTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RULES ...

W. JILLARD HORT - 1822
...understanding call up all its forces, upon such occasions, to master the sudden inclination to anger ? The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn...baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind. TO THE KISIXG SUN. From the red wave rising bright, &c. Harmonious or discordant ? Though an honourable...
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