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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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Bristol and Its Famous Associations

Stanley Peerman Hutton - Bristol (England) - 1907 - 406 pages
...noble eulogy : " He visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, nor the stateliest 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, nor to collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...quoted: "He has visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of...dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend...
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The Quiver. Vol.1-6, new ser., vol.1,2, toned paper ser. vol.1-vol.70, no.8

1862
...foreign countries, not to survey the suinptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples, nor to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art, but to survey the mansions of sorrow ; to take the gauge and dimensions...
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The Star

...the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains ol ancient grandenr, or form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not...or collate manuscripts; but to dive into the depths ol dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospi tals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - History - 2000 - 525 pages
...Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to take accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur,...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the...
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John Haygarth, FRS (1740-1827): A Physician of the Enlightenment, Volume 254

Christopher Charles Booth - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 169 pages
...concourse of people. As Edmund Burke had so cogently put it, in a much quoted phrase, he was ever ready "to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten, and to visit the forsaken."163 Nature, Cause, and Cure of the Rabies Canina...
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