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" Death alone that can suddenly make man to know himself. He tells the proud and insolent that they are but Abjects, and humbles them at the instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 61
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to ...

Edward Potts Cheyney - 1908 - 781 pages
...makes them crie, complaine, and repent, yea, even to hate their forepassed happinesse. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar ; a naked...beggar, which hath interest in nothing, but in the gravell that fills his mouth. He holds a glasse before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them...
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Composition and Style

Robert D. Blackman - 1908 - 320 pages
...makes them crie, complaine, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happinesse. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar ; a naked...beggar, which hath interest in nothing, but in the gravell that fils his mouth. He holds a glasse before the eyes of the most beautiful!, and makes them...
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Samuel Rogers and His Circle

Richard Ellis Roberts - 1910 - 304 pages
...Elizabethan prose, one of the rare sun-lit islands in that great ocean Raleigh's History of the World : — " O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could...have dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world have flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised : thou hast drawn together all the...
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An Anthology of Imaginative Prose

Richard Pape Cowl - 1912 - 315 pages
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An Anthology of English Prose: (1332 to 1740)

Annie Barnett, Lucy Dale - 1912 - 247 pages
...makes them crie, complaine, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happinesse. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar ; a naked...beggar, which hath interest in nothing but in the gravell that fills his mouth. He holds a glasse before the eyes of the most beautifull, and makes them...
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Rhetoric and the Study of Literature

Alfred Marshall Hitchcock - 1913 - 410 pages
...instant, makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their fore-passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. — RALEIGH 7. Of a sudden the guns on the slope roared out a message of warning. A splittering sound...
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Rhetoric and the Study of Literature

Alfred Marshall Hitchcock - 1913 - 410 pages
...instant, makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their fore-passed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked...their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it.—RALEIGH and thumping of gigantic machinery, complications among the smaller stars. They were...
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The Elements of Style: An Introduction to Literary Criticism

David Watson Rannie - 1915 - 312 pages
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