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" A small fire sufficeth for life, great flames seemed too little after death, while men vainly affected precious pyres, and to burn like Sardanapalus, but the wisedom of funeral Laws found the folly of prodigal blazes, and reduced undoing... "
Sir Thomas Browne's Religio Medici: Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and Other ... - Page 168
by Sir Thomas Browne - 1886 - 262 pages
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature. " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....death, while men vainly affected precious pyres, and to bum like Sardanapalus; but the widom of funeral laws found the folly of prodigal blazes, and reduced...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...his nature. " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire sufficedi for life, great flames seemed too little after death,...precious pyres, and to burn like Sardanapalus; but the widom of funeral laws found the folly of prodigal blazes, and reduced undoing fires unto the rule of...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature. " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire suffice th for life, great flames seemed too little after death, while men vainly affected precious...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small tire sutficeth for life, great flames seemed too little after death, while men vainly affected precious...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...Avith equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature ! Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....death, while men vainly affected precious pyres, and burned like Sardanapalus ; but the wisdom of funeral laws found the folly of prodigal blazes, and reduced...
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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 304 pages
...deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....of sober obsequies, wherein few could be so mean as not'to provide wood, pitch, a mourner, and an urn.* Five languages t secured not the epitaph of Gordianus....
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Pseudoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature.3 Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....blazes, and reduced undoing fires unto the rule of sober olbsequies, wherein few could be so mean as not to provide wood, pitch, a mourner, and an urn.* Five...
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Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of Cyrus. Hydriotaphia ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature.3 Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire sufficeth for life, great flames s%emed too little after death, while men vainly affected precious pyres, 3 Man isanoblt animal, Sfc.]...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery, in the infamy of his nature. " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....great flames seemed too little after death, while nei rainly affected precious pyres, and to burn like Sonlonapalus ; but the wisdom of funeral laws...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1847
...with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature *. Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us....too little after death, while men vainly affected furious fires, and to burn like Sardanapalus ; but the wisdom of funeral laws found the folly of prodigal...
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