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" But the sufficiency of Christian immortality frustrates all earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, either of our bodies or... "
Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ... - Page 343
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 752 pages
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, tither of our bodies or names, hath directly promised no...frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape iri oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the gravej solemnizing nativities...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, either of our bodies or names, hath...boldest expectants have found unhappy frustration; arid to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a nobl* animal, splendid in...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, either of our bodies or names, hath...so much of chance, that the boldest expectants have fotmd unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection; either of our bodies or names, hath...subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noblt animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1814
...important than eloquence, in the words of an author already quoted at the commencement of this note : — " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infancy of his nature ;" — the reason for which is explained by another author, in words Mill more...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 13

Robert Kerr - Voyages and travels - 1815
...an author already quoted at the commencement of this note : — " Man is a noble animal, jsplendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infancy of his nature;" — the reason for which is explained by another author, in words still more...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1831
...all earthly glory, and the quality of either state, after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous...ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." Dr. Gooch. — In the autumn of 1822, Gooch made a tour through North Wales; and on his return passed...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...being ever, and as content with six foot as the moles of Adrianus.' ' Man,' says the same writer, ' is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infancy of his nature.' It is indeed worthy of notice, that the Caffres are the only savages who have...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 21

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - Literature, Modern - 1819
...being ever, and as content with six foot as the moles of Adrianus.' * Man/ says the same writer, ' is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infancy of his nature.' It is indeed worthy of notice, that the Caffres are the only savages who have...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1820
...burial, taking the grave stone for his faith to lean on, and for his hope's moveless resting place—" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, and not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." were, and have new names given...
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