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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 Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - 1924 - 898 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we in the best posture I c of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 pages
...Parents themselves, I consider the Vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow: \Vhen I see Kings lying by those who deposed them, when...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 Introduction to the Study of Literature

Ralph Philip Boas, Edwin Smith - 1925 - 454 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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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 pages
...when 1 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 Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 5

1842
...lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men who divided the world with their contests and disputes,...mankind. When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some who died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day, when we shall...
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English Rhetoric

Xiuguo Zhang - 2005 - 268 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...little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind. (Joseph Addison) Today the balanced sentence is most often used in speeches, because it allows the...
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"Cultures of Whiggism": New Essays on English Literature and Culture in the ...

Official Fellow and Tutor in English Literature David Womersley - 2005 - 370 pages
...side by side loosens the very grip with which life is clutched. A holy reflection sums up the visit: When I see Kings lying by those who deposed them, when I consider rival Wits plac'd Side by Side, or the holy Men that divided the World with their Contests and Disputes, I reflect...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - 2006 - 280 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 English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - 2007 - 283 pages
...very much, or that he indulged very inordinately in the "vanity of grieving.") "When," he goes on, "when I see kings lying by those who deposed them:...little competitions, factions, and debates of mankind. And, when I read the several dates on the tombs of some that died yesterday and some 600 years ago,...
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