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" Twenty-seven names make up the first story, and the recorded names ever since contain not one living century. The number of the dead long exceedeth all that shall live. The night of time far surpasseth the day; and who knows when was the equinox ? Every... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 346
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Narrative and Meaning in Early Modern England: Browne's Skull and Other ...

Howard Marchitello - 1997 - 229 pages
...discussion of the follies of human ambition for "diuturnity" culminates in Browne's famous crescendo: And since death must be the Lucina of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live, were to dye. Since our longest Sunne sets at right descensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore...
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Caribbean Panorama: An Anthology from and about the English-speaking ...

Kathleen Kelley Ferracane - 1999 - 316 pages
...possible to colonize via culture and not just through physical force? Ruins of a great house though our longest sun sets at right descensions and makes but winter arches, it cannot be long before we liedown in darkness, andhaveour light in ashes... Browne: Urn Burial Stones...
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Death & Taxes: Hydriotaphia & Other Plays

Tony Kushner - 2000 - 316 pages
...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the Aequinox? Every houre addes unto that current Arithmetique, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live, were to dye. Since our longest Sunne sets at right decensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it...
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1342 pages
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The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Verse and Prose

Alan Rudrum, Joseph Black, Holly Faith Nelson - 2000 - 1342 pages
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Hydriotaphia

Thomas Browne - 2003 - 224 pages
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Chambers's Cyclopedia of English Literature 1879, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - 2004 - 428 pages
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Inspirational Writings of Elbert Hubbard

Fra Elbert Hubbard - 2005 - 680 pages
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pages
...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the Equinox? Every houre addes unto that current Arithmetique, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live, were to dye. Since our longest Sunne sets at right descensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore...
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Religio Medici (1642)

Thomas Browne - 2006 - 312 pages
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