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" ... of nature, all the works of art, all the labours of men are reduced to nothing. All that we admired and adored before as great... "
A Journey Into Cornwall, Through the Counties of Southampton, Wilts, Dorset ... - Page 174
by George Lipscomb - 1799 - 364 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 2

George Gregory Smith - 1897 - 356 pages
...Friday, O f things, plain, simple, and every where the same, Aj}* U8t17 ' overspreads the whole Earth, Where are now the great Empires of the World, and...Cities? Their Pillars, Trophies, and Monuments of Glory 1 Shew me where they stood, read the Inscription, tell me the Victor's Name, What Remains, what Imx...
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A Compendious History of English Literature, and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - 1897 - 592 pages
...things, plain, simple, and every where the same, overspreads the whole earth. "Where are now the errejit empires of the world, and their great imperial cities? Their pillars, trophies, and monuments of glory ? Show me where they stood ; read the inscription ; tell me the victor's name. What remains, what impressions,...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

George Atherton Aitken - 1898 - 450 pages
...another form and face of things, plain, simple, and everywhere the same, overspreads the whole earth. Where are now the great empires of the world, and...cities? Their pillars, trophies, and monuments of glory ? Show me where they stood, read the inscription, tell me the victor's name. What remains, what impressions,...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 4

John Clark Ridpath - 1898 - 544 pages
...the world, and their great imperial cities? Their pillars, trophies, and monuments of glory ? Show me where they stood, read the inscription, tell me the victor's name ! What remains, what impressions, what difference or distinctions do you see in this mass of fire ?...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 864 pages
...another form and face of things, plain, simple, and everywhere the same, overspreads the whole earth. allier, as he had bid the steward enter me in the...himself too little regarded by his fellow-mate, I know n ! What remains, what impressions, what difference or distinction do you see in this mass of fire? Rome...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1902 - 860 pages
...another form and face of things, plain, simple, and everywhere the same, overspreads the whole earth. you a complete idea of these three perfections, as they are ! What remains, what impressions, what difference or distinction do you see in this mass of fire? Rome...
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The Writer: A Concise, Complete, and Practical Textbook of Rhetoric ...

George Lansing Raymond, Post Wheeler - 1911 - 236 pages
...the great empires of the world and their imperial cities? Their pillars and monuments of glory? Show me where they stood ; read the inscription ; tell me the victor's name ! " How much more strongly is this put than it would have been, had it been expressed thus : — "The...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1912 - 788 pages
...another form and face of things, plain, simple, and everywhere the same, overspreads the whole earth. Where are now the great empires of the world, and...! Their pillars, trophies, and monuments of glory ? Show me where they stood ; read the inscription ; tell me the victor's name. What remains, what impressions,...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1917 - 648 pages
...another form and face of things, plain, simple, and everywhere the same, overspreads the whole earth. Where are now the great empires of the world, and...! Their pillars, trophies, and monuments of glory ? Show me where they stood, read the inscription, tell me the victor's name. What remains, what impressions,...
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The Oxford Book of English Prose

Arthur Quiller-Couch - 1925 - 1262 pages
...Influence of Words and Names falsely applied THOMAS JBURNET *., ' i^'--r' 203 "Dies irde, dies ilia WHERE are now the great Empires of the World, and...? Their Pillars, Trophies, and Monuments of Glory ? Show me where they stood, read the Inscription, tell me the Victor's Name. What Remains, what Impressions,...
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