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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 Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...can suddenly make man to know himself. He tells the proud and insolent, that they are but objects, and humbles them at the instant : makes them cry,...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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...instant, 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...none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...
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Morning dew; or, Daily readings for the people of God, selected ..., Volume 14

Morning dew - 1864
...to hate their fore-passed happiness. He takes an account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, and hath interest in nothing but in the gravel that fills...it. O eloquent, just, and mighty death ! Whom none can advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1864 - 338 pages
...instant, makes them ery, complain, and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. He takes the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, a naked...gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass before tho eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them seo their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 61

1867
...but abjeets, and humbles them at the instant. He takes account of the rich, and proves him a beggar. He holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their rottenness and deformity. 0 eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...and repent ; yea, even to hate their forepast happiness. He takes the account (estimates the value) of the rich and proves him a beggar, a naked beggar,...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. O eloquent,5 just and mighty death ! [Those] whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ;3 what none...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...instant, 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...none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath...
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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - 1869 - 400 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...acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty Death I whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all...
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