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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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The Shepherd of the Ocean: An Account of Sir Walter Ralegh and His Times

Jack H. Adamson, H. F. Folland - 1969 - 464 pages
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Magill's Quotations in Context: Second Series, Volume 2

Frank Northen Magill, Tench Francis Tilghman - 1969 - 1350 pages
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A History of English Literature: From the beginnings to 1700. 2d ed

Marco Mincoff - 1970
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The Thing Contained: Theory of the Tragic

Laurence Anthony Michel - 1970 - 177 pages
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Sir Walter Ralegh

John Winton - 1975 - 352 pages
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The Classick Pages: Classical Reading of Eighteenth-century Americans

Meyer Reinhold - 1975 - 231 pages
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British Writers: William Langland to the English Bible, Volumes 1-8

British Council - 1979 - 400 pages
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Selected Writings

Walter Alexander Raleigh, Sir Walter Raleigh - 1984 - 294 pages
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - 1996 - 398 pages
...the proud and insolent that they are but abjects, and humbles them at the instant ... 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 New Oxford Book of English Prose

John Gross - 1998 - 1012 pages
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