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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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Westminster Abbey

Georgina E. Troutbeck - 1900 - 278 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...mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers." The monument is by Bacon, jun. Jonas Hanway, A. 1786, philanthropist and traveller, "the friend and...
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Macaulay's Essay on Warren Hastings

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1900 - 227 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...the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused 10 should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious > accusers. This was not to be. Yet the place...
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Annual Report of the Commissioners ..., Volume 66

1900
...life? Sir Childe, I'm not so weak ; But thinking on an absent wife Will blanch a faithful cheek." (d.) This was not to be. Yet the place of interment was...illchosen. Behind the chancel of the parish church at Daylesford, in earth which already held the bones of many chiefs of the house of Hastings, was laid...
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The Essentials of Prose Composition

James Morgan Hart - 1901 - 162 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...been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall [of parliament], the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 5

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1901
...silence and reconciliation, where the enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey . . . the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers. This 1O.] •2. [According to Strabo (Rerum tieog.. xvii. ed. 1807, ii. 1127), Ptolcmaeus Soter brought...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 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...been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall. ibid, In order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black men fought on the...
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The Roll-call of Westminster Abbey

Mrs. A. Murray Smith - 1902 - 418 pages
...his remains still rest, notwithstanding the eloquent protest of Lord Macaulay, who considered that " the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers." Burke alone of the statesmen who were most prominent in the famous trial has no memorial here, but...
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Lessons in Literature, Abridged, with Illustrative Selections: A Text-book ...

Sister Mary Lambertine - 1903 - 306 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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Leigh Hunt. Lord Holland. Warren Hastings. Frederic the Great. Madame d ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...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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Westminster Abbey

Mrs. Birchenough, Mrs. A. Murray Smith - 1905 - 98 pages
...enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the great Abbey, which has during so many ages afforded a quiet resting-place to those whose minds and bodies...great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused should NORTH TRANSEPT FRONT (Eighteenth century). •ppreciated their desires and their destinies." From Inscription...
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