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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 Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, 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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The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature, 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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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

1836
...words, that " there is nothing strictly immortal but immortality." But, mortal, be not discouraged. "Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in...nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infancy of hia nature." Indeed, the last chapter of the Urn burial, (from whichlhe above extracts are taken,)...
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The Monthly Review

1836
...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...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. • "—pp. 336, 337. ART. VIII.—Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 5

Englishmen - 1836
...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...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." To this treatise on Urn-burial, the author added another upon " the Garden of...
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The Prose Works of Charles Lamb, Volume 1

Charles Lamb - 1836
...gloves ; also, the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea.1' " 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 Works of Charles Lamb: To which are Prefixed, His Letters, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Lamb, Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1838 - 476 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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The London Saturday journal, Volumes 1-4

1841
...success was derided by many of the miners of the adjacent coal-field." MONUMENTS TO THE DEAD. " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave."— SIR TUOMAS BROWNE. THE practice of erecting monuments to the dead is of great antiquity. It is almost...
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Cemetery interment

George Collison (solicitor.) - 1840
...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 Table Talker: Or, Brief Essays on Society and Literature, Volume 2

Johnstone - 1840
...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." has published, it is fair to add, that they contain some translations from Plato...
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