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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 Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...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 the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 540 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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Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy - Adultery - 1923 - 488 pages
...with the short face, the genial Spectator : " 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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An Historical Syntax of the English Language, Volume 1; Volume 3

Fredericus Theodorus Visser - Architecture - 2002 - 2636 pages
...Sir, I read, and then I breakfast; I sometimes study, sometimes eat. \ 1711 Addison, Spect. no. 26, When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me. (1711 Steele, Spect. no. 24, //"you walk in the Park, one of them will certainly join with you, tho'...
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English Rhetoric

English language - 2005 - 268 pages
...put an end to mankind. (John 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 the tombs of the parents themselves, I consider...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - Self-Help - 2006 - 280 pages
...be unconscious of the dignity of the style in which the great writer records his reflections : — ' 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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Jude the Obscure: Easyread Large Edition

Thomas Hardy - Fiction - 2006 - 468 pages
...phantom with the short face, the genial Spectator: "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 English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 pages
...nature in her deep and solemn scenes with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. 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 I meet...
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