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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see... "
Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ... - Page 109
by William Scott - 1789 - 398 pages
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A Bibliographical Account of the Principal Works Relating to English ...

William Upcott - England - 1818
...so well, Few orators so tenderly can touch The feeling heart. What pathos in the dates!" YOUNG. *• When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out. When I meet with the grief of parents on a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - England - 1818 - 520 pages
...Bourchier, &c. Viewing such a variety of tombs, I was impressed with a passage from Addison : — " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me. When I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out. When 392 FONT...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson

British essayists - 1819
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...delightful' ones. By this means I can improve' myself with objects which others' consider with terror'. When I look upon the tombs of the great', every emotion...read the epitaphs of the beautiful', every inordinate desire goes out' ; when I meet with the grief of parents' upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion'...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...delightful ones. By this means, 1 can improve myself with objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ', when i meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...means, 1 can improve myself with objects which others consider with terror. When 1 look upon the torebs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; •when 1 meet with the grief of parent* upon a tombstone, niy heart melts with compassion...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...myself with objects which others consider with terror. — When I look upon the tombs of the great^every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinante desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

1821
...Gay." We may learn much from the monuments in Westminster Abbey. Addison says, (Spectator, No. 26.) " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 18, Parts 1-2

British prose literature - 1821
...me, for bringing them again into his remembrance, by closing this paper with a citation of them : " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beantiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When [ as sufficiently discovered hers in this. I will lay...wager she pleases against her present favourite, and desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion...
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