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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 Bagman's Bioscope: Various Views of Men and Manners : Being the Points ...

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - 1824 - 365 pages
...compassion. When I see the tombs of parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...side by side, or the holy men that divided the world by their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions and...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 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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Instructive Rambles in London and the Adjacent Villages: Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - 1825 - 286 pages
...parents themselves, and consider the vanity of grieving for those we must quickly follow — when I i 5 see kings lying by those who deposed them — when...astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and disputes of mankind : when I read the several dates of the tombs — of some that died yesterday, and...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...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 who deposed them, when 1 consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests...
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The Spectator: Corrected from the Originals, Volume 1

1827
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 pages
...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...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 Christian Visitant; Or, Religious Miscellany: Designed to ..., Volume 1

1827
...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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An Historical and Topographical Description of Chelsea, and Its ..., Volume 1

Thomas Faulkner - 1829
...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...factions, and debates of mankind. When I read the funeral dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 407 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 who deposed iliem; when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with...
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