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" Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian of time, have, by this time, found great accomplishment of their designs, whereby the ancient heroes have already... "
The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 176
edited by - 1840
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...encouragement for ambition, and finding no Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions...Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methuselah's of Hector. . " And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories unto...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...encouragement for ambition, and finding no Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions...Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methuselah's of Hector. " And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our •memories unto...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of t heir vain glories, who, acting early, and before the probable...Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methuselah's of Hector. " And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories unto...
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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine, Volume 6

1823
...have necessity of oblivion. Even old ambi- *-..-.» ««in.rT>i» <Viisfr»Hn>i • anil to hold tions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their...have by this time found great accomplishment of their dcsigncs, whereby the ancient heron have already outlasted their monuments, and mechanical preservation!!....
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...which thought the world might last for ever, had encouragement for ambition, and finding no Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never damped...Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methusalehs of Hector. And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories unto present...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

Congregationalism - 1823
...if _•..:__ .1 -1 .1 dtan of time, have iby this time found grcnt accomplishment of their designes, whereby the ancient heroes have already outlasted...our memories, when ambition may fear the prophecy of EKo», within two ulctfiusfw i of ticettT, " And therefore restlcsic inquietude for the diuturnity...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...of oblivion. Ever* old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain-glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian...fear the prophecy of Elias,* and Charles the Fifth cdn never expect to live within two Methusclahs tit Hector.f And therefore restless inquietude for...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

English literature - 1831
...necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain-glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian...prophecy of Elias,* and Charles the Fifth can never expect to live within two Methuselahs of Hector. t And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity...
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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 304 pages
...necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain-glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian...prophecy of Elias,* and Charles the Fifth can never expect to live within two Methuselahs of Hector. t And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain-glories, who acting early, and before the probable meridian...memories( when ambition may fear the prophecy of Elias, J and Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methuselahs of Hector.§ And therefore, restless...
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