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" With all his faults — and they were neither few nor small — only one cemetery was worthy to contain his remains. In that temple of silence and reconciliation where the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during... "
Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays - Page 144
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
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Familiar quotations - 1883
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall. On Warren Hastings. In order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men...
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A Catalogue Raisonné of the Engraved Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, P. R. A ...

Edward Hamilton - 1884 - 195 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...of the illustrious accusers. This was not to be.' He was buried where he was born, at Daylesford. Died in 1818, having lived to see his plans for the...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...was not to be. Yet the place of interment was not ill chosen. Behind the chancel of the parish church of Daylesford, in earth which already held the...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...was not to be. Yet the place of interment was not ill chosen. Behind the chancel of the parish church of Daylesford, in earth which already held the...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...dust of the illustrious accusers. This was not to be. Vet the place of interment was not ill chosen. Behind the chancel of the parish church of Daylesford,...
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The National Advanced Speaker: A Collection of Carefully Chosen, Available ...

Oliver Ernesto Branch - 1886 - 307 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...by the contentions of the Great Hall, the dust of this illustrious accused statesman should have mingled with the dust of his illustrious accusers. This...
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Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1886 - 183 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose 'minds and bodies have been shattered by the contentious of the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 54

1888
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried ; the great Abbey which has, during many ages, afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...been shattered by the contentions of the great Hall." To Scott it pointed the same lesson. Speaking of the close vicinity of the coffins of Pitt and Pox,...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 180

1889
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried ; the great Abbey which has, during many ages, afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...been shattered by the contentions of the great hall." To Scott it pointed the same lesson. Speaking of the close vicinity of the coffins of Pitt and Fox,...
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Warren Hastings : an Essay

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, Graeme Mercer Adam, George Dickson - 1890 - 125 pages
...the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the great Abbey which has during many ages afforded a quiet restingplace to those whose minds and bodies...was not to be. Yet the place of interment was not ill chosen. Behind the chancel of the parish church of Daylesford, in earth which already held the...
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