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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 Collection of Select Aphorisms and Maxims: With Several Historical ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1748 - 322 pages
...them; I repent of all my life, but that part of it Ifpent in communion with God, and doing good. 1813. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...of the beautiful, every inordinate defire goes out j when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-frone, my heart melts with compaflion j when I...
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An index to makind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations

Index - 1754
...Coffin, and Cyprefs for his Funeral. How When I look upon the Tombs of the Great, fays Mr. Addifou, every Emotion of Envy dies in me ; when I read the...my Heart melts with Compaffion; when I fee the Tomb of the Parents themfelves, I confider the Vanity of grieving for thofe whom we mult: quickly follow;...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...ones. By this means I can improve myfelf •with thofe objects, which others confider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...grief of parents upon a tombftone, my heart melts with compamon ; when I fee the tomb of the parents themfelves, I confider the vanity of grieving for thofe...
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The letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to several of his friends, with remarks ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1778
...look upon the tombs of the great, (/ays the incomparable Addifon) " every emotion of envy dies within me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every...heart melts with compaffion ; when I fee the tomb of the parents themfelves, I confider the vanity of grieving for thofe whom we muft quickly follow...
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The Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to Several of His Friends, Volume 3

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1778
...upon the tombs of the great, (fays the incomparable Addifon) " every emotion of envy " dies within me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, "...heart melts with " compaffion; when I fee the tomb of the parents them" felves, I confider the vanity of grieving for thofe whom " we muft quickly follow...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...delightful ones. By this Means I can improve myfelf with thofc Objects which others confider with Terror. When I look upon the Tombs of the Great, every Emotion...out; when I meet with the Grief of Parents upon a TombStone, my Heart melts with Companion; when I fee the Tomb of the Parents themfelves, I cfl^ fider...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objects, which others coniider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...of parents upon a tomb-ftone, my heart melts with companion; when I fee the tomb of the parents themfelves, I confider the vanity of grieving for thofe...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...delightful ones. By this means I can improve myfelf with thofe objects, which others confider with terror. When I look' upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...grief of parents upon a tombftone, my heart melts with companion j when I fee the tomb of the parents themfelves, I confider the vanity of grieving for thofe...
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Of London

Thomas Pennant - London (England) - 1790 - 439 pages
...perufe the following piece of inftruclive eloquence. " When I " look (fays the delightful moralift) upon the tombs of the great, " every emotion of envy...of parents upon a tomb-ftone, my heart melts " with compafilon : when I fee the tomb of the parents them" felves, I confider the vanity of grieving for...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1793
...beautiful than Mr. Addifon's reflexions on this fubjeft : " When I look upon the tombs of the gceat, every emotion of envy dies in me : when I read the...defire goes out: when I meet with 'the grief of parents \ipon a tomb-ftone, my heart melts with compaffion : when I confider the tombs of the parents themfelves,...
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