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" Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known account of time... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 112
1830
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...and Thersites is like to live .as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who • knows whether the best of men be known, or...stand remembered in the known account of time? The first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...and Thersites is like to live as long*as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether there be not more remarkable p«irsons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known account of time ? The first man had been...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813
...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether there bŁnot more remarkable persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known account of time...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820
...into the night of forgotten things, — a half-lifting of the veil of oblivion, — does he ask, " who knows whether the best of men be known? or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time? Having, with farther richness of illustration, and quaint philosophy, shewn the uncertainty of all...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the -everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or whether...stand remembered in the known account of time? the first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known 1 or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot,...that stand remembered in the known account of time ? Ike first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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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
...our good names, since bad have equal durations ; and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time ? Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register- Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or whether...stand remembered in the known account of time ? The first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life bad been his only chronicle....
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...our good names, since bad have equal durations; and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. ; Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time ? Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known f or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot,...stand remembered in the known account of time ? The first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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