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" Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it ; Time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse, confounded that of himself. In vain we compute our felicities by the advantage of our good names, since bad have... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Страница 459
1838
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Lectures on the Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: And Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - 1878 - 515 страници
...Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate ? " But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana : he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...

The Casket of Literary Gems: Containing Tales and Sketches. Choice ...

1879 - 304 страници
...subsist in bones, and be but pyramidally extant, is a fallacy in duration. ****** But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy) and deals with...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives, that burnt the temple of Diana! he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...

Attic Nights

Charles Mills - 1879 - 370 страници
...Tickler. And yet nothing is, perhaps, more mutable, for, as old Thomas Browne says, " the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity." How few of the many aspirants who throng the paths of literature attain the longedfor prize ! Whilst...

Studies of the Greek Poets

John Addington Symonds - 1879
...antiquity. Yet, notwithstanding this, "the iniquity of oblivion," in the words of Sir Thomas Browne, " blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory...of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity." The students of antiquity attached less value than we do to literature of secondary importance. It...

Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Том 3

Robert Chambers - 1879
...rather have been the good thief, than Pilate. But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth fcer poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit or perpetmty: who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids. Herostratus lives that ournt the temple...

The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief, than Pilate ? But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids? Herostmtus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...

Sketches and Studies in Southern Europe, Том 2

John Addington Symonds - 1880
...underground — alone prove how mighty must have been the Syracuse of Dionysius. Truly, " the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity." Standing on the beach of the Great Harbor or the Bay of Thapsus, we may repeat almost word by word...

The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 страници
...Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate ? But the iniquity of 8_]/ Herostratus lives that burned the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...

Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1881 - 864 страници
...wholesome odour. Act v. Sc. 3. With clink of hammers 3 closing rivets up. Act v. Sc. 3. 1 Hcrostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it. — Sir Thomas Browne, /'.•:; Burial, Ch. v. [Richard III. continued. Perish that thought! No, never...

Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend

Sir Thomas Browne - 1882 - 196 страници
...character of death. t "Cuperem notuui case quod aim non opto ut sciatur quails si in." But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...perpetuity. Who can but pity the founder of the pyramids ? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...




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