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" We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time... "
The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher). - Page 423
edited by - 1842
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see, then, how far the monuments of wit and learning...hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see, then, how far the monuments of wit and learning...hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821
...desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect, the strength of all other humane desires ; we see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years and more, without the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite palaces, temples, castles,...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect, the strength of all other humane desires ; we see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...more durable than the monuments of power or of the bauds. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years and more, without the loss...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...in effect, the strength of all other humane desires ; we see then how far the monuments of wit aud learning are more durable than the monuments of power or of the bauds. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years and more, without the loss...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and destroyed ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - History - 1825
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...without the loss of a syllable or letter ; during which time,*infinite palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible...
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The Leodiensian; or Leeds grammar school magazine

Leeds grammar sch - 1828
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration; and in effect, the strength of all other human desires. We see, then, how far the monuments of wit and learning, are more desirable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For, have not the verses of Homer continued...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 33

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1831
...Sotheby. "Have not the verses of Homer," says Lord Bacon, ' continued twenty-five hundred years and more, without the loss of a syllable or letter, during which time infinite palace?, temples, cas. ties, cities, have decayed or been demolished?" It is wen so ; and, it' this...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - History - 1834
...the desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and destroyed ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no,...
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