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" Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another: the whole history of his life being comprehended in those two circumstances, that are common to all mankind. I could not but look upon these... "
The Spectator - Page 63
1853 - 742 pages
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pages
...regifteis of exiftence, whether of braft or marble, as a kind of latiré upon the departed perlons; who had left no other memorial of them, but that they were born and that they died. They put '»e in mind QÍ' lèverai ptrlans mentigaed in the battles of heroic poems, who have founding...
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pages
...registers of exiftence, whether of brafs or marble, as a kind of fatire upon the departed perfons j who had left no other memorial of them, but that they were born, and that they died. They put me in mind of feveral perfons mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have founding names...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another: the whole history of his...had left no other memorial of them, but that they wereborn and that they died. They put me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of heroic...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another: the whole history of his...them, but that they were born and that they died. They put me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have sounding names...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 508 pages
...dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day r and died upon another: the whole history of his life...them, but that they were born and that they died. They put me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have sounding names...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 424 pages
...died upon another ; two circumstances that are common to all mankind. I could not but look upon those registers of existence, whether of brass or marble,...departed persons, who had left no other memorial of themselves than that they were born, and that they died. Upon my going into the church, I entertained...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 348 pages
...of the de;id. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another: .the whole history of...but that they were born, and that they died. They put me in mind of several persons" mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have sounding names...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816 - 372 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried persons, but that he was born upon one day and died upon another,; the whole history of his...circumstances that are common to all mankind. I could nut but look upon these registers of existence , whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 37

British essayists - 1819 - 370 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another ; the whole history of...but that they were born, and that they died. They put me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have sounding names...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 448 pages
...the dead'. Most of them recorded nothing else' of the buried person, but that he was born' upon one' day, and died' upon another' ; the whole history of...life being comprehended in those two circumstances', thal are common to all' mankind. I could not but look upon these registers of existence, whether brass...
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