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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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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the English poets and on ...

William Hazlitt - 1902
...antic1pation 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 Literature

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - 1905 - 445 pages
...obelisks, were but the 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, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part of their...
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1905 - 404 pages
...And if any have been so happy 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 ones part of their...
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AN ENGLISH PROSE MISCELLANY

JOHN MASEFIELD - 1907
...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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Hydriotaphia, Urne-buriall: Or, A Discourse of the Sepulchrall Urnes Lately ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1907 - 54 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 Chymasras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations and made one part of their...
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Seventeenth Century Prose ...

Elizabeth Lee - 1907 - 85 pages
...strict account being still on this side death, and having a late part yet to act on this stage of earth. 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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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - 1912 - 489 pages
...| 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 j expectations, | and made ]...
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Methodist Review, Volume 43

1861
...unto which all others must diminish their diameters, and be poorly seen in the angles of contingency. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in the names and predicament of chimeras, was large satisfaction unto old expectations, and made one part...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...write a discussion of the different methods of burial; and to conclude that the desire of the ancients lory move, 180 And wipe the tears for ever from his eyes. Now, Lycidas, the shepherds w . . . is nothing in the metaphysics of true belief." Sir Thomas Browne is impressive because of a certain...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
...write a discussion of the different methods of burial; and to conclude that the desire of the ancients . These and such other reflections are sprinkled up and . . . is nothing in the metaphysics of true belief." Sir Thomas Browne is impressive because of a certain...
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