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" I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow; when I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 69
by Joseph Addison - 1811
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 7

1842
...When I see the tombs of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men who divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the...
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The History of Junius and His Works: And a Review of the Controversy ...

John Jaques - 1843 - 406 pages
...together. " When I look upon the tombs of the great," says Addison, "every emotion of envy dies in me. When I see kings lying by those who deposed them....mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some, hundreds of years ago, I consider that great day, when we shall...
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London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers

Karl Baedeker (Firm) - 1911 - 453 pages
...consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men who divided the world with their contest: and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment...little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind'. — Addi ton. The church is in the form of a Latin cross. The much admired chapel at the E. end is...
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Methodist Review, Volume 66

1884
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow ; when I see kings lying by those...mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - 1912 - 489 pages
...follow : | when I see posed them, | when I consider kings | lying | by those | who derival | wits I placed | side by side, or the holy men | that divided...competitions, | factions, | and debates | of mankind. These passages differ from each other almost as much Rhythmical in what we may call atmosphere of subject...
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Intensive Studies in American Literature

Alma Blount - 1914 - 331 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow; when I see kings lying by those...mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1914 - 204 pages
...the noble words with which he closes a memorable paper upon Westminster Abbey. " When," he writes, " I see kings lying by those who deposed them, when...consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men who divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 pages
...I have received it from those who deposed them, when I consider the hand of my fair correspondent. rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests Dear Mr. Spectator, and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and as- You having set your readers an exercise...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1915 - 816 pages
...I have received it from those who deposed them, when I consider the hand of my fair correspondent, rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contesta Dear Mr. Spectator, and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and as- x You having set your readers...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled...things,) 7 The hand that mocked them and the heart that of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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