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Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism - Page 147
by Benedict Anderson - 1991 - 224 pages
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1820
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts...heroes have already out-lasted their monuments, and mechanical preservations. But in this latter scene of time we cannot expect such mummies unto our memories,...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian of time, have, by this time, found...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who, acting early, and before the probable meridian of time, have, by this time, found...
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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine

1823
...<Viisfr»Hn>i • anil to hold tions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who acting early, and before the probable meridian...have by this time found great accomplishment of their dcsigncs, whereby the ancient heron have already outlasted their monuments, and mechanical preservation!!....
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never damped with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who acting early and before the probable meridian of time, have by this time found great...
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The Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

Congregationalism - 1823
...Atrafta unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their vain glories, who act99 that cannot destroy itself; and the high" est strain of onmipotcncy to be so...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Ever* old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts...heroes have already outlasted their monuments and mechanical preservations. But in this latter scene of time, we cannot expect such mummies unto our...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never damped with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts...heroes have already outlasted their monuments, and mechanical preservations. But in this latter scene of time, we cannot expect such mummies unto our...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1820
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never dampt with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts of their rain-glories, who acting early and before the probable meridian of time, have by this time found great...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

English literature - 1831
...Atropos unto the immortality of their names, were never damped with the necessity of oblivion. Even old ambitions had the advantage of ours, in the attempts...heroes have already outlasted their monuments' and mechanical preservations. But in this latter scene of time we cannot expect such mummies unto our memories,...
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