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" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. "
The Quarterly Review - Pagina 344
geredigeerd door - 1819
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...have fotmd unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. * * * To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...unhappy frustration; arid to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a nobl* animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave,...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature: * * * To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...seems but a scape iri oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the gravej solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. * * * To subsist in lasting monuments; to live in their productions, to exist...
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The Reflector: A Quarterly Magazine, on Subjects of Philosophy ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - 1811 - 503 pagina’s
...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
...unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noblt animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave;...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. * * * To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels ..., Nummers 24-26

General history - 1814
...than eloquence, in the words of an author already quoted at the commencement of this note : — " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...ceremonies of bravery, in the infancy of his nature ;" — the reason for which is explained by another author, in words Mill more sublime and exhilarating...
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A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 13

Robert Kerr - 1815
...an author already quoted at the commencement of this note : — " Man is a noble animal, jsplendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities...ceremonies of bravery, in the infancy of his nature;" — the reason for which is explained by another author, in words still more sublime and exhilarating...
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1831
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state, after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." Dr. Gooch. — In the autumn of 1822, Gooch made a tour through North Wales;...
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The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1818
...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.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...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 pompous...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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