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" ... when I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions,... "
The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ... - Seite 392
von John Evans - 1818 - 520 Seiten
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature

Ralph Philip Boas, Edwin Smith - 1925 - 454 Seiten
...contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind. When I read the several dates...contemporaries, and make our appearance together." In a rich poetic style Sir Thomas Browne writes : "But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 Seiten
...Contests and Disputes, I reflect with Sorrow and Astonishment on the little Competitions, Factions, and Debates of Mankind. When I read the several Dates...Contemporaries, and make our Appearance together. ON LONDON CRIES JOSEPH ADDISON Lingua centum sunt, orague centum, Ferrea vox.1 — VIRGIL. THERE is...
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"Cultures of Whiggism": New Essays on English Literature and Culture in the ...

Official Fellow and Tutor in English Literature David Womersley - 2005 - 370 Seiten
...Contests and Disputes, I reflect with Sorrow and Astonishment on the little Competitions, Factions, and Debates of Mankind. When I read the several Dates of the Tombs, of some that dy'd yesterday, and some six hundred Years ago, I consider that great Day when we shall all of us be...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - 2006 - 280 Seiten
...contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind. When I read the several dates...contemporaries, and make our appearance together.' Note the melody and strength in these four lines from Pope's Essay on Criticism : ' Soft is the strain...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - 2007 - 283 Seiten
...of mankind. And, when I read the several dates on the tombs of some that died yesterday and some 600 years ago, I consider that Great Day when we shall...contemporaries, and make our appearance together." Our third humourist comes to speak upon the same subject. You will have observed in the previous extracts...
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