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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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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Hydriotaphia. Brampton urns. A letter to a ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1852 - 586 pages
...Herodotus. t Cttperem notttm essc quod sim, nyii opto ut sciatur qualis tin. — Card. in rita propria. death must be the Lucina of life, and even Pagans*...were to die ; since our longest sun sets at right deseensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1853 - 714 pages
...when was the equinox ! Every hour adds unto th: current arithmetic which scarce stands one momcMAnd since death must be the Lucina of life ; and even...Pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die; 1 The character of death. ' Gmtert iDsc'riptlonce Antique. FROM 1558 fROSE WRITERS. SIR THOMAS I1UOWNK....
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1854 - 1226 pages
...The night of time far surpassed) the day, and who knows when was llie equinox 1 Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment....were to die ; since our longest sun sets at right descensión:, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1856
...The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the Lucirw of life, and even Pagans could doubt, whether thus to live were to die ; since our longest sun...
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Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1862 - 484 pages
...The night of time far surpasseth the day ; and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic, which scarce stands one moment....were to die ; since our longest sun sets at right declensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1863 - 2409 pages
...The night of time far surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment....longest sun sets at right descensions, and makes but whiter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness, and have our light in...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1863 - 2409 pages
...and who knows when was the equinox? Every hour adds unto that currcnt arithmetic which scarce slands one moment. And since death must be the Lucina of...right descensions, and makes but winter arches, and Iherefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness, and have our light in ashes; since the...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1868 - 438 pages
...The night of time far snrpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto that current arithmetic which scarce stands one moment. And since death must be the^Lucina of life, and even Pagans could doubt whether thus to live were to die-^smce our longest...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetick which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...were to die ; since our longest sun sets at right declensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - 1871
...surpasseth the day, and who knows when was the equinox ? Every hour adds unto the current arithmetick which scarce stands one moment. And since death must...were to die ; since our longest sun sets at right declensions, and makes but winter arches, and therefore it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness,...
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