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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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876
...instant, makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even to hate their forepassed happiness. He takes the t j < - О eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 2; Volume 77

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...; 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 gloss before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness...
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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1877 - 452 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...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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Addresses and Speeches on Various Occasions: 1869-1879 [i. e. 1878

Robert Charles Winthrop - 1878
...the instant, makes them 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 beautiful, and makes them...
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Afternoons with the Poets

Charles Dunham Deshler - 1879 - 320 pages
...instant; makes them cry, complain, and repent, yea, even at their forepast happiness. He takes the account of the Rich, and proves him a Beggar, a naked...just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hath persuaded ; what none hast dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1880
...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...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. Oh, eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - 1881 - 548 pages
...; 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...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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A Manual of English Prose Literature..

William Minto - 1881 - 548 pages
...; 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...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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1881
...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. 0 eloquent,3 just and mighty death ! [Those] whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ;3 what none...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...the account of the rich, and proves him a beggar, ft naked beggar, which hath interest in nothing but the gravel that fills his mouth. He holds a glass...deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it.' This was his great literary work; but his miscellaneous writings are so various that they have been...
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