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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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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 keel ! ' 170 The western wave was all a-flame : The...straight the sun was fleck'd with bars, (Heaven's of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we ixed order, but that it could be, and constantly was,...the end of the world entertained by our forefathers [15 reflect with sorrow and astonishment on the little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind....
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pages
...placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I [150 ds,@A 1 of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - 1917
...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...little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind." 2 In a word, it may be said that the essay in the hands of Addison acquired that perfection of well-bred...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 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 them, when I see rival Wits placed side by side, or the holy Men that divided the World with their Contests and...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - 1920 - 237 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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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1920 - 464 pages
...out in the 32fith number of The Spectator. low. When I see kings lying by those who deposed theni, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or...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 Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - 1921 - 540 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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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - 1921 - 542 pages
...of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly lollow. 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 six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 5

Robert Kemp Philp
...parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow. When I sec kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, 1 reflect with astonishment...
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