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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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Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
...them at the instant. He takes the account of the rich man, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity; and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...
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Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
...them at the instant. He takes the account of the rich man, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity; and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

Douglas Jerrold - 1845
...hath ' interest in nothing but in the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds ' a glass before the 'eye of the most beautiful, and makes them see ' therein...none could advise, ' thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and ' whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

Douglas Jerrold - 1845
...makes them cry ; complain, and repent ; yea, ' even to hate their forepast happiness. He takes the account of ' the rich and proves him a beggar ; a...that fills his mouth. He holds * a glass before the eye of the most beautiful, and makes thom see ' therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

Douglas Jerrold - 1845
...makes them cry ; complain, and repent ; yea, ' even to hate their forepast happiness. He takes the account of ' the rich and proves him a beggar ; a...that fills his mouth. He holds ' a glass before the eye of the most beautiful, and makes them see ' therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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The Prospective Review: A Quarterly Journal of Theology and Literature, Volume 1

1845
...something in the above passage which may remind the reader of Sir Walter Raleigh's apostrophe : " Oh 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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Samuel Rogers - 1845
...them at the instant. He takes the account of the rich man, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity ; and they acknowledge it. 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 1

1845
...hath ' interest in nothing but in the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds. 'a glass before the eye of the most beautiful, and makes them see ' therein...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. ' 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! Whom none could advise, ' thou hast persuaded ; what none hath...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849
...instant, makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their forepast happiness. He takes the account of the rich and proves him a beggar, a naked...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared,...
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Samuel Rogers - 1851 - 305 pages
...them at the instant. He takes the account of the rich man, and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity ; and they acknowledge it. only hast cast out and despised : thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...
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