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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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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...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...knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetick which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of life,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...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...knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetiek which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of life,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exeeedeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth...knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetick which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of life,...
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Papers from a Parsonage

Rev. Samuel Hayman - 1872
...since contain not one living century. * The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live.t The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who...current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And * Sir Thomas Browne uses this word "century," in its olden sense, as signifying "one hundred." t Compare...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1873
...exceedeth ail that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth thé day, and who knows when was thé equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since deatrr must be thé Lucina of life; and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die; since...
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Thoreau: the Poet-naturalist: With Memorial Verses

William Ellery Channing - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 1873 - 357 pages
...converse with just men made perfect, or what else, absorbed in himself. " The night of time far surpasses the day ; and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of life...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedcth all that »ball live. The night of time far surpasseth the day, and...must be the Lucina of life, and even pagans could donbt whether thus to live were to die: since our longest sun sets at right descensión», and makes...
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Quarterly Essays

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English essays - 1875 - 389 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...and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds nnto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of...
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Lord Lytton's Miscellaneous Works, Volume 9

1875
...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 day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every honr adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876
...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 death must be the Lucina of life, and even Pagans...
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