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" Oblivion is not to be hired. The greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the register of God, not in the record of man. Twenty-seven names make up the first story before the flood, and the recorded names ever since... "
The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 175
edited by - 1840
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1819
...other hand, always bring with them a subdued but vivid feeling. ' The number of the dead,' he says, ' long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds uuto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1819
...other hand, always bring with them a subdued but vivid feeling. ' The number of the dead," he says, ' long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day; and who knows when was the aequinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...other hand, always bring with them a subdued but vivid feeling. ' The number of the dead,' he says, ' long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time...far surpasseth the day; and who knows when was the aequinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...was the (equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetick, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of life, and even pagans...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

1820
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the aquinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetick, which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since, contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...scarce stands one moment. And since death must be theLucina of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live, were to die: since our longest...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since, contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox 1 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since, contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinoxl Every hour adds uuto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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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
...Twenty seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the jEquinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story,* and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...And since death must be the Lucina of life, and even Pagansf could doubt whether thus to live were * First story before the flood. f Euripide. to die; since...
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