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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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1837
...the students of perpetuity, even by everlasting langunges. The night of time far surpasseth the day: who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto...current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. Darkness and light divide the course of time, and oblivion shares with many a great part even of our...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Urn burial - 1841 - 266 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...even pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die;(1G8) since our longest sun sets (187) This idea has been made use of by Shakspeare . — " The...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...the recorded names ever siu« contain not one living century. The number ol the dead long cxcecdeth or to hear them swear. Our blissful Lordes body they to-tear ; Them thought the Jewës odds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment And since death must be the Luciiia...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1849 - 218 pages
...names make up t!ie first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. Th3 number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpassetli the day, and who knows when was the equinox 1 Every hour adds unto fiat current arithmetic,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...recorded names ever «¡все contain not one living century. The number of the dead long excecdeth y bright eyes he took his fire«, Which round about in sport he hurl'J know» when was the equinox 1 Every hour adds unto thai current arithmetic which scarce stands one...
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The Archæology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland

Sir Daniel Wilson - Archaeology - 1851 - 714 pages
...make up the first story before the Flood, 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 I"1 Similar necessities and difficulties meet us when we would investigate the beginnings of younger...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 25

1851
...make up the first story before the flood, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. " Who cares to subsist like Hippocrates' patients, or Achilles' horses in Homer, under naked nominations,...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Hydriotaphia. Brampton urns. A letter to a ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christianity - 1852
...make up the first story before the flood, 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 * Which men show in several countries, giving...
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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 3

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...make up the first story before the flood, 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 * Which men show in several countries, giving...
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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 3

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...make up the first story before the flood, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who know* when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetick, which scarce stands one...
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