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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I... "
A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors - Page 359
edited by - 1880 - 374 pages
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 420 pages
...delightful ones. By this means l can improve myself with objects which others consider with terrour. When 1 look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me; when 1 read the epitaph of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief...
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An Entire New and Improved Edition of Moral and Interesting Epitaphs: And ...

William Henney - 1830 - 68 pages
...subject, that the Editor trusts his Readers will be pleased at their introduction in this Advertisement. " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tombs of parents themselves, I see the vanity of grieving for those whom they must quickly follow;...
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The Isle of Wight Tourist, and Companion at Cowes

Philo Vectis - 1830 - 146 pages
...since quitted this changing scene. Some interesting inscriptions invite the reader's sympathy, but "when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion; when I seethe tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly...
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Manuscript memorials

Manuscript memorials - 1831 - 238 pages
...by a celebrated author, in a survey of the tombs in Westminster Abbey:— " When I look," says he, " upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see the tombs of the parents, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow; when...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833 - 332 pages
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heartjnelts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity...
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Summer flowers, from the garden of wisdom

Charles Feist - 1833 - 304 pages
...directed, and affords the only secure passport through the regions of darkness and sorrow. MELMOTH. When I look upon the tombs of the Great, every emotion...beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - 1834 - 278 pages
...condition for eternity. Collier. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every...consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must so soon follow ; when I see kings lying by those who deposed them ; when I consider rival wits placed...
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The Printing machine (or, Companion to the library) [ed. by J.H.L. Hunt].

576 pages
...much of what the elegant Addison has so beautifully expressed? — "When," he says, "I look upon tke tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in...tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tombs of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 360 pages
...delightful ones'. By this means', I can improve myself with objects which others consider •with terrour'. When I look upon the tombs of the great', every emotion of envy dies within me'; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful', every inordinate desire goes out'; when I meet...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - 1834 - 290 pages
...disengaged, to inspect our practice, to state our accounts, and examine our condition for eternity. Collier. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me 4 when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet...
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