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" But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity ; who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana; he is almost lost... "
The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne - Page 221
1831
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807 - 556 pages
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...equal durations ; and Thersites is like to live as long*as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807 - 548 pages
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can bat pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratns lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...our good names, since bad have equal durations ; and Thersitcs is like to live as long as Agamemnon, •without the favour of the everlasting register....
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807 - 1152 pages
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...lost that built it. Time hath spared the epitaph of " Adrian,s horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813 - 546 pages
...without distinction' to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Heroatratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 24

1828 - 964 pages
...to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids ? Erostratos lives, who burned the temple of Diana — he is almost lost that built...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 380 pages
...Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids T Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, be is almost lost that built it ; time hath spared the...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the -everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or whether...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 374 pages
...Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids 1 Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, be is almost lost that built it ; time hath spared the...felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad hare equal durations: and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 3

1826 - 548 pages
...pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it. Time that spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favor of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known f or whether...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826 - 718 pages
..., distinction . to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of pyramids ? Erostratus lines that burnt the Temple of Diana, he is almost lost...built it. Time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's liorse; confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 3

1826 - 548 pages
...without distinction to merit of perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? Heroslratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana ; he is almost lost that built it. Time that spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities...
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