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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
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Death & Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays

Tony Kushner - Drama - 2000 - 316 pages
...gentleman of the theater, and a rare hand with a rubber chicken. Sir Thomas Browne and the Restoration The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall...far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the Aequinox? Every houre addes unto that current Arithmetique, which scarce stands one moment. And since...
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The Shape of Irish History

Anthony Terence Quincey Stewart - History - 2001 - 209 pages
...are no longer the only, or the best, people to tell us the truth about the past. The Night of Time The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the Equinox? SIR THOMAS BROWNE 1 The Case of the Missing Millennia In 1642 Dr John Lightfoot, the Master of St Catharine's...
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Passageways: Fifty Short Paths Through Time

A.M. Tonkinson - 2002
...more fulfilled? If we are to see our way forward we also have to reflect upon where we have come from. "The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was (he equinox?" (Thomas Browne) We have grown used to measuring our time by our clocks and watches. But...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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...the day, and who knows when was the Equinox? Every houre addes unto that current Arithmetique, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be...
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