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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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National Portrait Gallery of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of ..., Volume 1

William Jerdan - 1830
...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." On the introduction of the second person in the dialogue, the author continues,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...in oblivion. But mail is a noble animal, splendid in aslies. and pompous in the grave, solemnising b + tlie infamy of his nature. . . . Pyramids, arches, obelisks were but the irregularities of vainglory,...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...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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Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries: Interspersed with ...

William Godwin - 1831 - 471 pages
...remained inaccessible to the weaknesses of other men a. It is the observation of sir Thomas Browne : " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." One of the most remarkable examples of this is to be found in the pyramids of Egypt. They are generally...
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Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries: Interspersed with ...

William Godwin - 1831 - 471 pages
...inaccessible to the weaknesses of other men * . It is the observation of sir Thomas Browne : " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." One of the most remarkable examples of this is to be found in the pyramids of Egypt. They are generally...
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Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of Cyrus. Hydriotaphia ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...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.3 Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire...
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Rosamund Gray: Recollections of Christ's Hospital, Etc. Etc

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 356 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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Rosamund Gray: Recollections of Christ's Hospital, Etc. Etc

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 356 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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Essays of Elia

Charles Lamb - 1835 - 412 pages
...gloves ; and 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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The Monthly Review, Volume 3

1835
...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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