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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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Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1862 - 432 pages
...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...in ashes, | and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativii ties and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his...
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Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside

Sir John Skelton - Essays - 1862 - 492 pages
...Pagan poet ; but a Christian bishop, in the gorgeous Elizabethan periods of a still quainter moralist, "is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous...ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature." And to such an one, of course, it never occurs that the spirit which has gone to God, who gave it,...
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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...nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of bis nature." To this treatise on Urn- burial, the author added another upon " the Garden of Cyrus,...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1868
...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...ceremonies of bravery in the infamy* of his nature." No one can read this beautiful passage without being deeply impressed with the wrong done to the author...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...makes a folly of posthumous memory. God, who can only (alone can) destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, either of our bodies or names hath...and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion.1 But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities...
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Christian responsibility: its nature and measure

Robert Cowe - 1868
...It is only in his subjection to the Divine supremacy, that the mystery of his humanity is solved. " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his na" How poor, how rich, hw abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful, is man ! And can eternity...
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Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a friend, with an intr. and ...

sir Thomas Browne - 1869
...after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory. God who cun only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, either of our bodies or names hath...ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire .sufficeth for life,...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...consumeth. Mummy is become merchandise, Mizraim cures wounds, and Pharaoh is sold for balsams. . . . Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infancy of his nature . . . Pyramids, arches, obelisks, were but the irregularities of vain glory,...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...resurrection, either of our bodies or names, hath directly promised no duration. Wherein there ia eo much of chance, that the boldest expectants have found...hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. Hut man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and...
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Quarterly Essays

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English essays - 1875 - 389 pages
...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...splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing * Upon this profanation of applying mummies " to 'iase medical uses," tho author has a similar idea,...
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