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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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The constitution of society, as designed by God [signed Veritas].

Daniel Bishop - 1835
...build a monument. — (A alley's Voyages and Travels, 4 vols. 4to. Lond. 1745.) 25. When, says Addison, 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 I meet...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...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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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. at rather set off than blemish his good qualities....finished, nobody presumes to stir till Sir Roger is gone o desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion;...
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A Concise History of the Parish and Vicarage of Halifax, in the County of York

John Crabtree - Halifax (England) - 1836 - 563 pages
...linger among such scenes, and not feel what Addison has so beautifully expressed. " When," he says, " 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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An historical and descriptive account of the collegiate church of Wolverhampton

George Oliver - 1836
...-cujus desiderio nee pudor est nee modus. " When I look upon the tombs of the great," says Addison, " 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 on a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion;...
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Spectator (The)

English essays - 1836 - 714 pages
...those objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every motion 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...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...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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The Grammar of Present Day English

Carl Holliday - English language - 1919 - 151 pages
...happy disposition ; he may be liked by his schoolmates; but the teachers report him as being lazy. When I look upon the tombs of the great every emotion of envy dies in me. At the doorway of his wigwam Sat the ancient Arrow-maker, In the land of the Dacotahs, Making arrow...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...altered her person for the worse. Tale of a Tub, sect. ix. JOSEPH ADDISON 1672-1719 WESTMINSTER ABBEY 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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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...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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