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" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 346
edited by - 1819
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The Laughing Philosopher: Being the Entire Works of Momus, Jester of Olympus ...

1825 - 767 pages
...gloves; also the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." " Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." AVhoever drew up this little advertisement, certainly understood this appetite in the species, and...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...have found unhappy frustration, and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature ! i < Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...have found unhappy-frustration, and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave; solemnizing nativities and deaths Avith equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature ! Life is a pure...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 6

1826
...; also the burial fees to be paid, if not exceeding one guinea." " Man," says Sir Thomas Browne , " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement, certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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Elia: Essays which Have Appeared Under that Signature in the London Magazine ...

Charles Lamb - 1828 - 230 pages
...gloves; also, the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." " Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement, certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of ..., Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...dress had been, in the same journal, scarce eighteen months before. " Man," says Sir Thomas Brown, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." These things led me in spirit to the vault, and I thought of the memorable dead...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of ..., Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...dress had been, in the same journal, scarce eighteen months before. " Man," says Sir Thomas Brown, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." These things led me in spirit to the vault, and I thought of the memorable dead...
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Sir Thomas More, Or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of ..., Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1829 - 868 pages
...dress had been, in the same journal, scarce eighteen months before. " Man," says Sir Thomas Brown, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." These things led me in spirit to the vault, and I thought of the memorable dead...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state, after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy oŁ his nature." WHY THE HANGMAN 18 CALLED JACK KETCH. IN 1 664, Dun was the name of the public...
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