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" ... that I met with in those several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another; the whole history of his life being comprehended in those two circumstances that... "
Moffatt's pupil teachers' course (ed. by T. Page). Candidates, 2nd (-4th) year - Page 235
by Moffatt and Paige - 1879
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 1

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...tomb-stones, and inscriptions that I met with in those several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was...whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons; who had left no other memorial of them, but that they were born, and that they died....
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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
...tomb-stones and inscriptions that I met -w\\\v \xv \Kosa several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was...whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons ; who had left no other memorial of them, but that they were born, and that they died....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Diccion - 1825 - 372 pages
...which I met with in those several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the burieJ person, but that he was born upon one day and died upon another ; two circumstances that are common to all mankind. I could not but look upon those registers of existence,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another ; two circufnstauces that are common to all mankind. I could not but look upon those registers of existence; whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons,...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 55

1868
...the Spectator, I meet with the following profoundly philosophical passage : " Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was...The whole history of his life being comprehended in these two circumstances that are common to all mankind, I could not but look upon these registers of...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...tombstones and inscriptions' that I met with in those several regions of the dead\ Most of them recorded nothing else' of the buried person, but that he was...comprehended in those two circumstances', that are common to alT mankind. I could not but look upon these registers of existence, whether of brass or marble', as...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...record nothing else of the buried person', but that he was born on one day', and died on another'; two circumstances that are common to all mankind'. I could not but look upon those registers of existence',* whether of brass or marble', as a kind of satire upon the departed...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...tombstones and inscriptions that I met with in those several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded ould not but look upon these registers of existence,...kind of satire upon the departed persons; who had departed persons; who had left no other memorial of them but that they were born, and that they died....
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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...nothing else of the buried person, but that be was born apon one day, and died upon another; the «hole history of his life being comprehended in those two...registers of existence, whether of brass or marble, as à kind of satire upon the departed persons; who had left no other memorial of them, but that they...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...tombstones and inscriptions that I met with in those several regions of the dead. Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was...whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons; who had left no other memorial of them but that they were Ijorn, and that they died....
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