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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 tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 106
by Select lessons - 1785
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A Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Charles Palmer (Deputy Serjeant of the House of Commons.) - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...them; I repent of all my life, but that part of it Ifpent in communion with God, and doing good. 1813. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...of the beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out j when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-frone, my heart melts with compaflion j when I...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1793
...beautiful than Mr. Addifon's reflexions on this fubjeft : " When I look upon the tombs of the gceat, every emotion of envy dies in me : when I read the...defire goes out: when I meet with 'the grief of parents \ipon a tomb-ftone, my heart melts with compaffion : when I confider the tombs of the parents themfelves,...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...WHEN I look on the tombs of .the Great," fiyj MR. ADD ISDN, " every emotion of'orvy 'dies iji m.- j •when I read the epitaphs of the Beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out ; when I meet with th-- grief of parents on a tombflone, my heart melts with compaflion ; when I fee the tombs of parents...
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The Monthly Review

1795
...Addifon, which Mr. P. has chofen for a motto, may ferve as a proper conclufion for this article i " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...defire goes out , when I meet with the grief of parents on a tomb-ftone, my heart melts with companion ; jvhcn I fee the tombs of parents themfelves, I confider...
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Instructive Rambles: In London, and the Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - Adventure and adventurers - 1800 - 284 pages
...made in this ** same spot. * When I look back,' said he, on the tombs of the great, every emo* tion dies in me : when I read the, ' epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordi*• nate desire goes out : when I meet with * the grief of parents on. a tomb-stone, my fr heart...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - English imprints - 1801
...plcafure as in her moft gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objecls, which others confider with terror. When I look upon...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate tie lire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb done, my heart melts with comp^ifion;...
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An Impartial History of the Town and County of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Its ...

John Baillie - Newcastle upon Tyne (England) - 1801 - 612 pages
...pleafure as in her mod gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objefts which others confider with terror. — When I look...; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every immoderate defire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-done, my heart melts...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...gay and 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,...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...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...gay and 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,...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 408 pages
...gay and delightful onesi By this means I can improve myself with those objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great,...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion;...
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