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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, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - 1882 - 196 pages
...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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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - 1883
...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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Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and Other ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1886 - 262 pages
...lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and...of their Elysiums. But all this is nothing in the metaphysicks of true belief. To live indeed, is to be again ourselves, which being not only an hope,...
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English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray

Arthur Galton - 1888 - 333 pages
...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 praedicament of Chymerds, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - 1890 - 701 pages
...lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and...of their Elysiums. But all this is nothing in the metaphysicks of true belief. To live indeed, is to be again ourselves, which being not only an hope,...
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Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

John Aubrey - 1890 - 301 pages
...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 chimseras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

John Aubrey - 1890 - 301 pages
...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 chimaeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - 1891 - 701 pages
...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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Contributions of Physicians to English and American Literature

Robert C. Kenner - 1892 - 93 pages
...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 Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893
...anticipation of heaven : the glory of the world is surely over, and the earth in s¿hes 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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