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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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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 28

United States - 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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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains 5 of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity...mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and di10 mensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected,...
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A Book of Earnest Lives

William Henry Davenport Adams - Christian biography - 1894 - 403 pages
...mankind. 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 curiosities of modern art ; not to collect medals, or to collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the...
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The Asclepiad. v. 11, 1894-1895, Volume 11

1895
...: — ' He has visited all Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...remains of ancient grandeur ; nor to form a scale of curiosity of modern art ; nor to collect medals ; nor to collate manuscripts, — but to dive into...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 54

1857
...interests of the humbler classes ; and he never lost an opportunity of probing their minds, or hesitated " to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain — to take...and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt." The simple people of his neighborhood appear to have had but a faint conception of the greatness of...
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The Graduated Course of Translation from English Into French: The Junior ...

Charles Cassal - 1899
...mankind. He has visited all Europe— not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness oi temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the...remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art, nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths...
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Duty, with illustrations of courage, patience, & endurance. Popular ed

Samuel Smiles - 1900
...civilised nations, down to the present time. Burke thus described him : — " He visited all Europe to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into...and contempt ; to remember the forgotten ; to attend the neglected ; to visit the forsaken ; to compare and collect the distresses of all men in all countries....
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Disciples of Aesculapius, Volume 2

Benjamin Ward Richardson, Mrs. George Martin - Medicine - 1900
...utter : ' He has visited all Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...remains of ancient grandeur ; nor to form a scale of curiosity of modern art ; nor to collect medals ; nor to collate manuscripts — but to dive into the...
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John Howard

Edgar Charles Sumner Gibson - Prison reformers - 1902 - 211 pages
...visited all Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples ; nor to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient...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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Letters to Young and Old

Maria Theresa Villiers Earle - 1906 - 384 pages
...mankind. He has visited all Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and...
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