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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...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 beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...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 beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 8

1858
...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. ' 0, eloquent, just, and mighty death ! whom none could advise, thou hn« persuaded ; what none have...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 762 pages
...the account of the rich and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass...it. O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none cou.d advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
...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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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...; makes them cry, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. He takes the account of the rich and proves him a beggar, a naked...but in the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a class before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness...
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Men of deed and daring

Edward N. Marks - 1861
...yea, even to hate their forepast happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a begger, which hath interest in nothing but in the gravel that...the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. 0, eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862
...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 beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. Ho holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862 - 538 pages
...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 beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. Ho holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

John Timbs - 1863 - 262 pages
...is there in the following passage, with which Sir Walter Raleigh concludes his Marrow of Historic? " 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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