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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 Works of the Late Rev. T. Scott, Rector of Aston Sanford, Bucks, Volume 9

John Scott (A.M.) - Theology - 1824
...the two verses in the eleventh of Genesis on this subject, may prove ingenuity ; but it must fall, and, ' Like the baseless fabric of a vision, ' Leave not a wreck behind.' God was pleased to scatter mankind : he knew where each tribe or family would eventually settle ; and...
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The History of Cornwall: From the Earlist Records and Traditions, to the ...

Samuel Drew - Cornwall (England : County) - 1824 - 729 pages
...prognosticates by its convulsions the approaching solemnities of its departure — " When all that it inherits shall dissolve, And like the baseless fabric of a vis-ion, not a wreck behind." KND OF THE FIRST VOLUME. PEN A LUNA, PRINTKR, HGLSTON. L Jfr ...
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The Mysteries of St. Clair; Or, Mariette Mouline ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 624 pages
...earthly vanities fade, and which, to use the words of the great bard of renowned and sacred memory, " Like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind." One barrier still remains, to impede this smiling victory and this glorious consummation of all St....
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The Fruits of Enterprize Exhibited in the Travels of Belzoni in Egypt and ...

Lucy Sarah Atkins Wilson - Egypt - 1825 - 238 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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Washington Irving's Contributions to the Corrector

Martin Roth - 1968 - 130 pages
...and drapery, executed by DWC the figures by that promising artist, Morgan Rattler. 78 "Shall fall, And like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind." 1 "We are joined with none but nobility; such as will strike sooner than drink, and drink sooner than...
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The Rhetoric of Empiricism: Language and Perception from Locke to I.A. Richards

Jules David Law - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 258 pages
...poetry: "the cloud-capt towers, the solemn temples, the gorgeous palaces," are swept to the ground, and "like the baseless fabric of a vision, leave not a wreck behind." All the traditions of learning, all the superstitions of age, are obliterated and effaced. We begin...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - Fiction - 1996 - 314 pages
...tow'rs, 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, — Tempest, Act 4. Scene 4. The elevation of the mind in the former part of this beautiful...
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We Never Went to the Moon: America's Thirty Billion Dollar Swindle!

Bill Kaysing, Randy Reid - History - 1997 - 87 pages
...bas«less 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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The American Counterrevolution: A Retreat from Liberty, 1783-1800

Larry E. Tise - History - 1998 - 634 pages
...erected in these ends of the earth. for an asylum to suffering humanity. should so soon be dissolved. and. "Like the baseless fabric of a vision. Leave not a wreck behind." From that Humphreys and his colleagues then lamented the loss. not only of revolutionary spirit. but...
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Kate Chopin's Private Papers

Emily Toth, Per Seyersted - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 360 pages
...baseless fabric of a vision The cloud capped towers and gorgeous palaces The solemn temples — the great globe itself — yea all which it inherits, shall dissolve And like this insubstantial pageant fade; Leave not a rack behind. We are such stuff As dreams of are are made...
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