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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 names... "
Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth - Page 298
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 218 pages
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807 - 548 pages
...of posthumous memory. God, who can only destroy our souls, and hath assured our resurrection, tither of our bodies or names, hath directly promised no...frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape iri oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the gravej solemnizing nativities...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807 - 548 pages
...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...boldest expectants have found unhappy frustration; arid to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a nobl* animal, splendid in...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807 - 1152 pages
...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...so much of chance, that the boldest expectants have fotmd unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1811 - 503 pages
...gloves ; also the bu. lial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." " Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in. the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement, certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813 - 546 pages
...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...subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noblt animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1818 - 288 pages
...gloves ; also, the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." " Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement, certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

1820 - 394 pages
...burial, taking the grave stone for his faith to lean on, and for his hope's moveless resting place—" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, and not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." were, and have new names given...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820 - 402 pages
...burial, taking the grave stone for his faith to lean on, and for his hope's moveless resting place — " But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, and not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." How stupendous is the following...
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The Literary Journal, Volume 1

1821 - 770 pages
...vows were paid. We are surrounded with the magnificence of death, and the trophies of departed glory. "Man is a noble animal; splendid in ashes, and pompous in the dust, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 1

1821 - 772 pages
...were paid. We are surrounded with the magnificence of death, and the trophies of departed glory. " Man is a noble animal ; splendid in ashes, and pompous in the dust, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the...
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