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" Her power is, indeed, manifested at the bar, in the senate, in the field of battle, in the schools of philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain ; wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with... "
The Miscellaneous Writings of Lord Macaulay - Page 81
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1865 - 395 pages
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 3

Charles Knight - English fiction - 1824
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail •with...noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. The dervise, in the Arabian tale, did not hesitate to abandon to his comrade the camels with their load...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 3

English fiction - 1824
...sleep, — there is exhibited, in its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. The dervise, in the Arabian tale, did not hesitate to abandon to...jewels and gold, while he retained the casket of that mysterious juice, which enabled him to behold at one glance all the hidden riches of the universe....
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The District School Journal of the State of New York, Volumes 4-5

1843
...consoles sorrow, or assuages pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulcess and tears, and ache for the dark house and the long...its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens." '• Such,'' contiiftes Mr. Macaulay, •' is the sift of Athens to man. Her freedom and her power...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1843
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain,—wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulness...and tears, and ache for the dark house and the long sleep,—there is exhibited, in its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. The dervise, in...
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The Youth's Plutarch, Or Select Lives of Greeks and Romans ...

Biography (Classical). - 1843 - 244 pages
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain,—wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulness...and tears, and ache for the dark house and the long sleep,—there is exhibited, in its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens." " Such," continues...
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District School Journal, of the State of New-York, Volumes 4-6

Education - 1843
...pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakeftilness and tears, and ache lor the dark house and the long sleep,— there is exhibited,...its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens." " Such," continues Mr. Macaulay, " is the gift of Athens to man. Her freedom and her power have for...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with...noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. The dervise, in the Arabian tale, did not hesitate to abandon to his comrade the camels with their load...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with...for the dark house and the long sleep, — there is exhibited, in its noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. The dervise, in the Arabian tale,...
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The Book of Eloquence: A Collection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from the ...

Readers - 1853 - 452 pages
...philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain, — wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with wakefulness and tears, and wake for the dark house and the long sleep, — there is exhibited, in its noblest form, the immortal...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - English language - 1855 - 334 pages
...of philosophy. But these are not her glory. Wherever literature consoles sorrow, or assuages pain ; wherever it brings gladness to eyes which fail with...noblest form, the immortal influence of Athens. • The dervise, in the Arabian tale, did not hesitate to abandon to his comrade the camels with their load...
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