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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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The Harvard Monthly, Volumes 27-28

1899
...portrait corresponds to the sitter. He was always strangely impressed with the fleetingness of things. "The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox?" At fifty-three, when he wrote Urn Burial, he had attained, in temperament, to all the ripeness of old...
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History of English Literature: By H.A. Taine, Translated by H. Van ..., Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1885
...the recorded Dimes ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedrth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth the day, ind who knows when was the equinox T Every hour adds unto the current arithmetick which »cuze stands...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 3

Dante Alighieri - 1886
...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 arithmetie, which scarce stands one moment." 79. Shirley, Death's Final Conquest : — The glories...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and Other ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1886 - 262 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...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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The Divine comedy of Dante Alighieri, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1886
...the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long excecdeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth...current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment." 79. Shirley, Death's Final Conquest : — The glories of our birth and state Are shadows, not substantial...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1891
...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...scarce stands one moment. And since death must be thé Lucina of life; and even Paîans could doubt whether thus io live were to die; since our longest...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...Twenty-seven names make up the first story and the recorded names ever since contain not one living in vain have attempted to reach to equlnox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. Aиd since Itath...
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English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray

Arthur Galton - English prose - 1888 - 333 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...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the ^Equinox. Euery houre addes unto that current Arithmetique, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...
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Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

John Aubrey - Gardening - 1890 - 301 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...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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Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

John Aubrey - Superstition - 1890 - 301 pages
...make up the first story before the flood, and £he 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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