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" There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things : our fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 336
by Englishmen - 1836
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...lines limit and close all bodies, and the mortal right-lined circle* must conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. Grave-stones tell truth scarce forty years : generations pass while some trees stand, and old families...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...lines limit and close all bodies, and the mortal right-l,ined- circle* must conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium. of time, which temporally considereth all things ; oifr fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...lines limit and close all bodies, and the mortal right-lined circle* must conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things ; oufr fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines

Technology & Engineering - 1831
...on Urnbanal, affords passages of splendid eloquence that cannot easily bo equaled, ím eiample— " There is no antidote against the opium of time, which...considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our §hort memories, and sadly tell us how »e пит be buried in our survivors'. To be re»d by bare...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

1821
...supplanted by his successor of to-morrow. " Our fathers," says Sir Thomas Brown, " find their craves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be burled in our survivors." History fades into fable ; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of to-morrow. " Our fathers," says Sir Thomas Brown, " find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors." History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy ; the inscription moulders...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - England - 1822
...will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow. " Our fathers," says Sir Thomas Brown, " find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors." History fades into fable ; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy ; the inscription moulders...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...lines limit and close all bodies, and the mortal right-lined circle, nnst conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. Grave-stones tell truth scarce forty years: generations pass while some trees stand, and old families...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally consideretb all things ; our fathers find their graves in our...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. Grave-stones tell truth scarce forty years: generations pass while some trees stand, and old families...
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The North American Review, Volume 163

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1896
...people, if we had not lost faith in the permanency of the work. But time brings involuntary wisdom. " Our fathers find their graves in our short memories,...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors." " While I live," promises a lover, with melancholy truthfulness, in a Roman epitaph quoted by Mr. Pater...
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