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" He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals,... "
The works of ... Edmund Burke - Page 262
by Edmund Burke - 1834
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Life and Words: Discourses on Religious Subjects, and a Brief Biography

John Knox Shaw - 1887 - 392 pages
...observes: "He has visited all Europe; not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art; nor to collect medals and collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge...
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Dictionary of Anecdote, Incident, Illustrative Fact: Selected and Arranged ...

Walter Baxendale - Anecdotes - 1888 - 690 pages
...philanthropist, Howard, who spent the best part of his life in travelling over all the countries of Europe — "to plunge into the infection of hospitals — to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain — to remember the forgotten, and to visit the forsaken, under all climes" — was not unhappy amidst its...
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Crime: Its Nature, Causes, Treatment, and Prevention

Sanford Moon Green - Crime - 1889 - 346 pages
...medals or collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infections of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and...pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and...
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English Composition & Rhetoric, Part 1

Alexander Bain - 1890 - 310 pages
...diffuseness : 'He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of pulaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art, nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge...
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Canon Liddon: A Memoir with the Four Sermons Preached at St. Paul's ...

Henry Parry Liddon - Sermons, English - 1890 - 80 pages
...gentleman visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to take the gauge and dimensions of human misery, to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected."...
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Forensic Eloquence: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Oratory as ...

John Goss - Oratory - 1891 - 260 pages
...ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art, not to collect medals nor to collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of...and contempt, to remember the forgotten, to attend the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries....
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Forensic Eloquence: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Oratory as ...

John Goss - Oratory - 1891 - 260 pages
...mankind. He has visited all Europe, not to survey the stimptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples, not to make accurate measurements of the...the curiosity of modern art, not to collect medals nor to collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of...
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Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix

Francis Tiffany - Electronic books - 1891 - 392 pages
...stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur ; not to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts ; — hut to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 28

History - 1892
...Europe, as Burke declared, " not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected." This...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 28

History - 1892
...Europe, as Burke declared, " not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected." This...
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