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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 see... "
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by Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1866
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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 - 342 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 envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out j when I meet with the...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785 - 156 pages
...delightful ones. By this Means I can improve myfelf with thofc Objects which others confider with Terror. 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 Defire goes out; when I meet with the...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pages
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objects, which others coniider with terror. 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 defire goes out; when I meet with the grief...
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The Spectator. ...

1789 - 508 pages
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objects, which others confider with terror. 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 defire goes out; when I meet with the grief...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 416 pages
...delightful ones. By thefe means, I can improve myfelf with objects which others confider with terrow.— — 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 defire goes out ; when I meet with the...
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Of London

Thomas Pennant - London (England) - 1790 - 556 pages
...perufe the following piece of inftruclive eloquence. " When I " look (fays the delightful moralift) upon the tombs of the great, " every emotion of envy dies in me : when I read the epitaphs " of the beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out: when I meet " with...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1794 - 358 pages
...dead : nor can any thing be morejuft and beautiful than Mr. Addifon's reflections on this fubjeft : " 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 defire goes out : when I meet with the...
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Monthly Review; Or New Literary Journal

1795 - 612 pages
...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 of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out , when I meet with the...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - English imprints - 1801 - 364 pages
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objecls, which others confider with terror. 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 tie lire goes out ; when I meet with the...
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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 - 642 pages
...ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objefts which others confider with terror. — 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 immoderate defire goes out ; when I meet with the...
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