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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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Rome: as Seen by a New-Yorker in 1843-4

William Mitchell Gillespie - 1845 - 216 pages
...deeply. The subtlety of this distinction is worthy of a Jesuit. V. A DAY AMONG THE TOMBS OF ROME. " MAN is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave," and most splendid and pompous of all mankind were the ancient Romans. Their Emperors raised gigantic...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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 Freemasons' Quarterly Review, and General Assurance Advocate

1848
...have found unhappy frustration, and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape^in oblivion. Bnt'man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...nativities and deaths with [equal lustre, nor omitting' ceremonies^of bravery in the infamy of his nature. — Sir T. Browne. FLATTERY SOMETIMES SERVICEABLE....
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Notes and Queries

1874
...hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in »shes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." JA PlCTON. Sandyknowe, Wavertree. PHILIPPE CORSAT.— On the 26th of September,...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1849 - 218 pages
...have found unhappy frustration ; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scaps in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing Nativitioj and Deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...have found unhappy frustration, and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man he validity of the nuptials of Queen Catherine, While in the To solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859
...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...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Enoch and Elias, without either tomb or burial, in an anomalous state of being,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 24

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1851
...writer, which our yesterday's vibit has recalled to my memory. Sir Thomas Brown says, ' Man is a nobk' animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave...equal lustre — nor omitting ceremonies of bravery even in the infamy of his nature.' " The count replied to my quotation, — " How universal is this...
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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 3

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...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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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Hydriotaphia. Brampton urns. A letter to a ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...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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