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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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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - 1882 - 478 страници
...Herodias3 with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief3 than Pilate?3 But the iniquity4 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,3 he is almost lost that built it. Time hath spared...

World-noted Women: Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages

Mary Cowden Clarke - 1858 - 407 страници
...might had rescued her from what Sir Thomas Browne calls, " the iniquity of oblivion," which, he says, "scattereth her poppy and deals with the memory of men without distinction to merit of perpetuity." Petrarch's poetry had imbued Laura's name with an undying charm that sufficed to render her very dust...

Development of English Literature and Language, Том 1

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1882
...trees stand, and old families last not three oaks. . . . Who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids? Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana: he is almost lost that built If. time hath spared the epitaph of Adrian's horse; confounded that of himself. In vain we compute...

Sketches in Italy

John Addington Symonds - 1883 - 312 страници
...mighty must have been the Syracuse of Dionysius. Truly, "the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattered her poppy, and deals with the memory 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...

Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...the grave. Urn Burial, Ch. v. Quietly rested under the drums and tramplings of three conquests. Ibid. Herostratus lives that burnt the temple of Diana, he is almost lost that built it.5 Ibid. What song the Sirens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women....

The Roxburghe Ballads, Том 2, Част 1

1883
...Newgate to Holborn, and so on to Tyburn. 3 Sir Thomas Browne writes, " Herost ratus lives [in memory] that burnt the Temple of Diana; he is almost lost that built it." — Hydriotaphia, cap. v. p. 76, May, 1658. The Man that for Religion dyes Has nothing more before...

Time, Том 2; Том 13

Edmund Hodgson Yates, Mrs. Ellen Mary (Abdy-Williams) Whishaw, Walter Sydney Sichel, Ernest Belfort Bax - 1885
...things ; or, again, than But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals ivith the memory of men without distinction to merit of...perpetuity : who can but pity the founder of the Pyramids : or, once more, the passage beginning, And since it cannot be long before we lie down in darkness...

Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

1886 - 187 страници
...Literature," brings forth the same idea in the following sparkling paragraph : " 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...

Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and Other ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1886 - 262 страници
...artfully, the rhythm jails ! Take another, and, this time, a complete sentence^-" But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with...men without, distinction to merit of perpetuity." Take yet another — " The brother of death daily haunts us with dying mementoes." And another —...

Men, Places, and Things

William Mathews - 1887 - 396 страници
...Thomas Browne, "is become merchandise. Misraim cures wounds, and Pharaoh is sold for balsams. . . . 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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