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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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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - 1920 - 237 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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A History of English Literature; a Practical Text-book

Edward Albert - 1923 - 542 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 Quarterly Review, Volume 73

1844
...without.' ' To subsist in lasting monuments,' says Sir Thomas Browne, ' to live in their productions, 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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An Anthology of English Prose

S. L. Edwards - 1953 - 400 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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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 304 pages
...the earth in ashes unto them. * Isaiah xiv, 9, et seq. t Angulus contingently, the least of angles. 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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