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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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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 1

1823
...(then alive) ; so Prudence •whispered that I should let pneumatic medicine " melt into thin air," and, " like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind." By a card which I saw at a patient's house, I found there was a person who styled himself an arthritiil,...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 84

1823
...stage. Thy morning dreams of glory are quite dissolved." — " Aye," said Dick, with a rueful smile, ' And like the baseless fabric of a vision . ., • Leave not a wreck behind. !' 1 have been sadly treated by Dame Fortune since 1 saw you: you perceive 1 am quite cut up. A curst...
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The Antiquities of Free-masonry: Comprising Illustration of the Five Grand ...

George Oliver - Freemasonry - 1823 - 366 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 rack behind."* But the word of God, and every thing founded on that basis, shall never pass away. Even...
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Fruits of Enterprise Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia ...

Sarah Atkins - Egypt - 1824 - 248 pages
...remnants of it were to be discerned, and Belzoni might have exclaimed in the words of Shakspeare : 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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Fruits of Enterprise Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and Nubia ...

Sarah Atkins - Egypt - 1824 - 248 pages
...Shakspeare : The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself, Tea, all which it inherits, shall dissolve, And, like the...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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Warreniana;

William Frederick Deacon - Parodies - 1824 - 208 pages
...descend, (Hear, hear, from Messrs. W- e and B—tt — h,) Shall melt into the air, into thin air, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind. I shall detain the house no longer than to return my thanks for the indulgence with which I have been...
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Journal of the Conversations of Lord Byron: Noted During a ..., Volume 1

Thomas Medwin - British - 1824 - 304 pages
...of spouting, and imitated him inimitably in Prospero's lines : " ' Yea, the great globe itself, it shall dissolve, " ' And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, " ' Leave not a rack behind" " When half seas over, Kemble used to speak in blank-verse : and with practice, I don't...
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The Parliamentary Debates, Volume 9

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1824
...empire in India would not last for a single moment ; and, if it once passed away, it would vanish, " and like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind.'' They might perhaps imagine that there was no chance of any foreign invasion of India. But he would...
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The Works of the Rev. J. Newton ...: With the Memoirs of the ..., Volume 1

John Newton, Richard Cecil - Theology - 1824
...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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Journal of the conversations of lord Byron ... in the years 1821 and 1822

Thomas Medwin - 1824
...of spouting, and imitated him inimitably in Prospero's lines : " ' Yea, the great globe itself, it shall dissolve, " ' And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, " ' Leave not a rack behind !' " When half seas over, Kemble used to " speak in blank-verse : and with prac" tice,...
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