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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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Remarks on the Sepulchral Memorials of Past and Present Times, with ...

James Heywood Markland - 1840 - 48 pages
...MEMBEBS OP THE OXFOBD SOCIETY FOB PBOMOTING THE STUDY OP GOTHIC ABCHITECTUBE. BY JH MARKLAND, FRSSA Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing natjj-ities and deaths with equal lustre."—Sir T. Brown, Hydriotaphia, chap. v. OXFORD, JOHN HENBY...
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Heads of the People: Or, Portraits of the English, Volume 1

1840
...and, for its especial purpose, tricks it out in the frippery of life. "Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave; solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre; nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Sir Edward Lytton, Volume 2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1841
...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 infamyf of his nature." No one can read this beautiful passage without being deeply impressed with...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1841 - 266 pages
...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...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omiting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an...
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Viator: Or, A Peep Into My Note Book

David Hoffman - 1841 - 355 pages
...ejaculations — requiescat in pace — sit ilia terra levis ! Well may we say with Sir Thomas Brown — 'Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, and not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature.' It were indeed, a vain hope, by...
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A Winter in the Azores: And a Summer at the Baths of the Furnas, Volume 2

Joseph Bullar, Henry Bullar - 1841
...to paint of all hues and shades, from the quietest grey to the most gorgeous purple. CHAPTER X. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave. SIR THOMAS BROWNB. En songeant quelquefois aux elucubrations auxquelles la latitude de mon sujet m'a...
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Remarks on English churches, and on the expediency of rendering sepulchral ...

James Heywood Markland - 1842
...ON THE EXPEDIENCY OF RENDERING SUBSERVIENT TO PIOUS AND CHRISTIAN USES BY JH MARKLAND, FRS & SA Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solem nizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, SIR T. BROWNE, OXFORD, JOHN HENRY PARKER: OF...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 88

1866
...glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of posthumous memory, — yet man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery even in the infamy of his nature." Two mighty pens — the one in the hand of Edmund Burke, the other...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 2

1844
...the powers of Death has been * 'Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grnve, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of bis nature.' — Sir T. Browne's Urn-burial, ch. v. AUGUST, №44. 29 dust from whence he...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844
...scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the :rare, solemnising _ %b l A t t _> 3 dF j ( 7͈ } 5 s + ߓ$ BifM infamy of his nature. ». * Pyramids, arches, obelisks, were but the irregularities of vain-glory,...
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