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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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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 452 pages
...found in the register of God, not in the record of man. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that live. The night of time far surpasseth the day ; and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds to that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since our longest sun makes but winter...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1879
...make up the first story before the Flood; and the recorded nanus ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time fur surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox. Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story and the recorded names ever since contain not one living cur, and asked him who had made Anne a saint The...being in some confusion, inquired of the next ho bo the Lucina of life, and even pagans could doubt, whether thus to live were to die ; since our longest...
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Thanatopsis and Other Poems

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1881 - 40 pages
...and encloses the whole with a Homeric or Hebraic glimpse of the sea." — If. II. tftoildard. 48. " The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?" — Sir Thoinu* Browne's Uyd'/ivtajiMa. 50. " Tf I take* the wings of the morning, and dwell in the...
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Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1882 - 196 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...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 Pagans6...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - American literature - 1882 - 485 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century.8 The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?2 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1882 - 446 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century.3 The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time fur surpasscth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?2 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic,...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1884 - 478 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...unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one mom1'nt. And since death must be the Lucina10 of life and even pagans coultl doubt whether thus to...
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Once a Month: An Illustrated Australasian Magazine ..., Volume 1

1884
...extract from it which illustrates at once his style, imagination, learning, wit, eloquence, and pedantry. "Since death must be " the Lucina of life, and even Pagans " could doubt, whether thus to live were ' to'die; since our longest sunsets at right ' declension, and makes but winter ' arches, and therefore...
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A biographical history of English literature

John Daniel Morell - 1885
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story before the flood ; and the recorded names contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? 2 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...
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