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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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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1912 - 92 pages
...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...the Great Hall, the dust of the illustrious accused 30 should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accusers. This was not to be. Yet the place...
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Literary Essays: Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1913 - 702 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 Daylesf ord, in earth which already held the...
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Westminster Abbey: Its Architecture, History and Monuments, Volume 1

Helen Marshall Pratt - 1914 - 864 pages
...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 accused should have mingled with that of the illustrious accusers. That was not to be. He had preserved and extended an Empire: he had...
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FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS

JOHN BARTLETT - 1919
...and the Fudges and their historians. — • SHELLEY: Dedication to Peter Bell the Third. MACAULAY. resting-place to those whose minds and bodies have...been shattered by the contentions of the Great Hall. On Warren Hastings. 1841. In order that he might rob a neighbour whom he had promised to defend, black...
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Historical Essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 501 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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...enmities of twenty generations lie buried, in the Great Abbey, which has during many ages afforded low sciences, and not sciences books. BACON — Proposition touching MACAULAY — Warren Hastings. is A beggarly people, A church and no steeple. Attributed to MALONE by...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 94

1904
...lie buried, in the Great Abbey, which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place, etc. — This 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 94

1904
...lie buried, in the Great Abbey, which has during many ages afforded a quiet resting-place, etc. — This 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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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - 1885
...doctrine to Lisbon , to London , to Naples. But this was not to be. C. 4, 348 : In the great Abbey the dust of the illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of the illustrious accuser. This was not to be. C. 2, 48 : After eleven years of suffering, the voice of the nation was...
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Critical History of English Literature, Volume 1

David Daiches - 1969 - 800 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...illustrious accused should have mingled with the dust of his illustrious accusers. This was not to be. Yet the place of interment was not ill-chosen. Behind...
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