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" How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and to lose his consciousness for ever? "
Cato, or, An essay on old-age - Page 122
by Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1785
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 4

1824 - 292 pages
...years, his designs will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is to bound his existence. How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world,. he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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Evidences of Christianity

Joseph Addison - 1825 - 288 pages
...years, his design* will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is to bound his existence. How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion and...
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The Art of Reading, Or, Rules for the Attainment of a Just and Correct ...

1826 - 82 pages
...elevation, or depression of voice, it is pronounced exactly like a declarative sentence. EXAMPLES. How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 262 pages
...always adopt the ' inflection. Examples. — Is justice lame among us, my friend, as well as blind'? Can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who believes that, after a short turn upon the stag'e of this world, he is to Sink for úver into oblivion ? RtitE %. — Those...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - 1828 - 426 pages
...any thing in the female character, be more perverse than an unlimited desire for universal praise?' Can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who believes that, after a few short turns on this stage of being, he is then to sinkfor ever into oblivion?' OBs. 1. When the...
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Testimonies in Proof of the Separate Existence of the Soul in a State of ...

Thomas Huntingford - 1829 - 530 pages
...years, his designs will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is to bound his existence. How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verses; Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1830 - 256 pages
...always adopt the ' inflection. Examples. — Is justice lame among us, my friend, as well 48 blind ? Can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who believes that. after a short turn upon the stage of this world, he is to sink for ever into oblivion' ? HULK 2. — Those...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836 - 932 pages
...years, his designs will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is_ to bound his existence. gh to check our presumption, since it is in vain to apply our me only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837 - 480 pages
...years, his designs will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is to bound his existence. How can he exalt his thoughts to any thing great and noble, who only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842 - 944 pages
...years, his designs will be contracted into the same narrow span he imagines is to bound his existence. a @ @ only believes that, after a short turn on the stage of this world, he is to sink into oblivion, and...
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