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" To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their Elysiums. But all this is nothing in the metaphysics of true belief. "
The Quarterly review - Page 360
1819
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Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1862 - 432 pages
...lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their Elysium. But all this is nothing in the metaphysics of true belief. To live indeed, is to be again...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...all earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave ; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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The Harvard Magazine, Volume 2

1856
...the infamy of his nature ! " And with what a sublime burst of enthusiastic rapture does he close ! " To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
...splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave ; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...now consumeth. Mummy is become merchandise, Mizraim cures wounds, and Pharaoh is sold for balsams. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Miscellaneous Prose Works, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1868
...arches, obelisks, those irregularities of vainglory and wild enormities of ancient magnanimity." " To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, were large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Religio medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a friend, with an intr. and ...

sir Thomas Browne - 1869
...handsome anticipation of heaven ; the glory of the world is surely over, and the earth in ashes unto them. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - 1872 - 446 pages
...was before it, while they lay obscure in the chaos of preordination and night of their fore-beings. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
...lasting monuments, to live in their productions, 1 exist in their names, and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their Elysimns. But all this is nothing in the metaphysics of true belief. To live indeed is to be again...
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