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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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Quarterly Essays

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1875 - 389 pages
...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 chimaeras, were large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Lord Lytton's Miscellaneous Works, Volume 9

1875
...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 chimBeras, were large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Old Words and Modern Meanings: Being a Collection of Examples from Ancient ...

Thomas Whitcombe Greene - 1876 - 314 pages
...predicament. Then quick about thy purposed business come, That to the next I may assign my room. — MILTON. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicaments of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations. — Dr. BROWNE, on Urn...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 8

James Comper Gray - 1876
...perpetuity, unto which all others must diminish their diameters, and be poorly seen in angles of contingency. 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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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - 1878 - 472 pages
...Phrases, 2.] 2. ' ft is for the guilty to live in fear.' — COBBBTT. [See § 44, Phrases, 3.] 3. ' To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their...exist in their names .... was large satisfaction." — SIB T. BBOWNB. ' To gild refined gold, to paint the lily, To throw a perfume on the violet, To...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - 1879
...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 nnto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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The Casket of Literary Gems: Containing Tales and Sketches. Choice ...

1879 - 304 pages
...animal, 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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A manual of English composition

Theophilus Dwight Hall - 1880 - 211 pages
...characteristic peroration of the Hydriotaphia (Urn-burial). [Passage to be committed to memory.] " To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament § of chimsera's, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of...
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A Thousand Thoughts from Various Authors

Arthur B. Davison - 1880 - 374 pages
...there is no further state to come, unto which this seems progressional, and otherwise made in vain. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and pred1cament of Chimaeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...handsome anticipation of heaven ; the glory of the world is surely over, and the earth in ashes unto them. ed from participation in the blessings which and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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