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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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832 - 428 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...comprehended in those two circumstances', that are common to alT mankind. I could not but look upon these registers of existence, whether of brass or marble', as...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 360 pages
...died on 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: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 932 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one rass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons; who had put me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of he_roic poems, who have sounding names...
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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - Bookbinding - 1837 - 480 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...left no other memorial of them but that they were Ijorn, and that they died. They put me in rnind of several persons mentioned in the i'attles of heroic...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton - 1868 - 520 pages
...life being comprehended in these two circumstances that are common to all mankind, I could not hut look upon these registers of existence, whether of...them, but that they were born and that they died. The life of these men is finely described in Holy Writ by ' the path of an arrow,' which is immediately...
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Remarks on the Sepulchral Memorials of Past and Present Times, with ...

James Heywood Markland - Architecture - 1840 - 56 pages
...tell us. "Most inscriptions record nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another : the whole history of...of them, but that they were born and that they died 0 ." my memory, but only a fair fiat marble stone to be laid over me.—And I do very much desire my...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842 - 944 pages
...of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was bom upon one to all eternity; that she will be still adding virtue...something wonderfully agreeable to that ambition which is put_me in mind of several persons mentioned in the battles of heroic poems, who have sounding names...
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Remarks on English churches, and on the expediency of rendering sepulchral ...

James Heywood Markland - 1842 - 186 pages
...tell us. " Most inscriptions record nothing else of the buried person, hut that he was born upon one day, and died upon another : the whole history of...memorial of them, but that they were born and that they died1." Collins, in his exquisite lines on the death of Colonel Ross, gives to that brave soldier a...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 70

1842 - 788 pages
...tell us ! " Most inscriptions record nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day and died upon another : the whole history of his...mankind. I could not but look upon these registers * A still more lamentable instance may be seen in the exquisite Lady Chapel, or Trinity Church, attached...
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Some Observations on the Domestic Architecture of the Middle Ages: From the ...

William Twopeny, John Henry Parker - Architecture, Domestic - 1840 - 70 pages
...tell us. "Most inscriptions record nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another : the whole history of...memorial of them, but that they were born and that they diedc." my memory, but only a fair flat -marble stone to be laid over me. — And I do very much desire...
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