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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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Sir Thomas Browne's works, ed. by S. Wilkin, Volume 3

sir Thomas Browne - 1852
...found unhappy frustration ; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man ia a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in...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
...and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble" animal,"§plendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature.3 v Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun withinN. us. A small...
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The Uses of Biography: Romantic, Philosophic, and Didactic

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 210 pages
...register of God, not in the record of man. There is nothing strictly immortal but immortality ! But man is a noble animal — splendid in ashes, and pompous...nativities and deaths, with equal lustre; nor omitting the ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." 180 CHAPTER XL CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY. WE had...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Hydriotaphia. Brampton urns. A letter to a ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1658
...subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous 1 in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with...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. J A....
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The writings of Douglas Jerrold. Collected ed, Volume 5

Douglas William Jerrold - 1853
...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 Writings of Douglas Jerrold, Volume 5

Douglas Jerrold - 1853
...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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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volume 2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...and 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 Miscellaneous Works of the Late Richard Penn Smith

Richard Penn Smith - 1856 - 326 pages
...favorite child. Azib died, and, of course, was followed to the grave by an extended retinue. " Man is a noble animal; splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." After the funeral came a feast which was more speedly buried than poor Azib,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompons in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with...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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