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" O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 80
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861 - 790 pages
...beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness — and they acknowledge it. " O eloquent, just and mighty death ! whom none could...persuaded — what none hath dared, thou hast done — end whom all the world hath flattered thou only hast cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862 - 452 pages
...behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit ; ' but who believes it till Death tells it us ? . . . . O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could...and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hicjacet \ " Mr. Mitford was the first Englishman who attempted, in emulation of Gibbon, to write at...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 678 pages
...beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. Oh, eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could...pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it over with these two narrow words — Hie JACRT. THE LITTLE LORD KEEPER. 1 55 CHAPTER JXI. FRANCIS BACON,...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 31

Universalism - 1862 - 586 pages
...still pluck ripe ears of God's own planting and watering, in the fields ! j. 8. R. To DEATH. — 0, eloquent, just and mighty Death ! whom none could...world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the pride, cruelty and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these...
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A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Schools

Simon Kerl - English language - 1862 - 430 pages
...had stood fur ages, and mansions that had been built of stone, t 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death I whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what...done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only ílast cast out and despised0! Him the Almighty Power Hurled headlong flaming from the ethereal sky,...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 pages
...cast out of the world, and despised : thou liast drawn together all the far-fetched greatness, all the cruelty and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow word, Hicjatxt. Raleigh. Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's...
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The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - Engelsk litteraturhistorie - 1983 - 646 pages
...extended, elevated assertion is displayed in a famous passage from Raleigh's History of the World: Oh eloquent, just and mighty death! whom none could advise,...far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambitions of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hic jacet. It is clear from...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Quotations - 1993 - 1214 pages
...Cortic, 1 988). 93 Death is a shadow that always follows the body. ENGLISH PROVERB (Hth century). 94 О ers are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic...discipline. BARBARA TUCHMAN (1912-89), US historian. Stil hath cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness,...
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Elizabethan Mythologies: Studies in Poetry, Drama and Music

Robin Headlam Wells - Music - 1994 - 312 pages
...Elizabethan melancholy O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou has perswaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only has cast out of the world and despised; thou hast drawne together all the farre-stretched greatnesse,...
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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 7, Part 1: The Holy ...

John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, Paul A. Parrish - Poetry - 2005 - 730 pages
...answer to Raleigh's claim in History of the World (1614): "O eloquent, just and mighty death! . . . thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness,...the pride, cruelty and ambition of man, and covered all over with these two narrow words, Hie iacet" (bk. 5, ch. 6, sect. 12). Ferry (1983, 220) notes...
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