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" Vanitatum ! which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied ? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. "
Romantic Professions: And Other Papers - Page 154
by William Powell James - 1894 - 225 pages
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Vanity Fair: A Novel Without a Hero

William Makepeace Thackeray - British - 1848 - 332 pages
...Vanitatam! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire ? or. having it, is sutisfied ? Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. 332 THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY REFERENCE DEPARTMENT ' This book is under no circumstances to be taken...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 2

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1868 - 457 pages
...which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied ? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. •HIM' London : 1'rinied by SMITH. EI.UEK & Co., Old Bailey, EC ...
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Thackeray's Place Among English Writers. Cut from The Month, June 1869. [4].

Literary Criticism - 1869
...them. With how muchtruth may be said of this what Thackeray said of a far different performance, " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." How unlike to these are our feelings when we have finisheda novel of Thackeray's — at least, if I...
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the works

william makepeace thackeray - 1869
...which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire? or, having it, is satisfied ? — come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out Spottinvocde &' Co., Printers, Krut-street Square, London. • «.1T ' iff ^ *v ...
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The Century, Volume 20

1880
...are these : " Ah ! Vanitas vanitatum, which of us lias his desire, or, having it, is satisfied ? — Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is NO. I?. — A TEA-TABLE TRAGEDY. (FROM " Pl'NCH.") Misi Polls. — " Married her uncle's black footman,...
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Here and There in England: Including a Pilgrimage to Stratford-Upon-Avon

England - 1871 - 219 pages
...North, — ;to write as Scott has written. As to Thackeray, he L'ENVOY. Ah ! Vanitas Vanitum ! —— Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." I COULD have wished to have taken down the Reader to Bath, that once famous place, where Beau Nash...
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Here and there in England; including a pilgrimage to Stratford-upon-Avon, by ...

John Dick (F.S.A.) - 1871
...love and the yearning after good which suggested its composition. L'ENVOY. Ah ! Vanitas Vanitum ! - Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out." I COULD have wished to have taken down the Reader to Bath, that once famous place, where Beau Nash...
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Sermons preached in Union chapel, Manchester

Alexander Maclaren - 1872
...1 " No wonder that with such a view of human life as that, the next and last sentence should be, " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for " the play is played out." — Yes ! if there be nothing more to follow than the desires which deceive,...
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Sermons Preached in Manchester: third series

Alexander Maclaren - Baptists - 1873 - 366 pages
...satisfied I" No wonder that with such a view of human life as that, the next and last sentence should be, " Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for " the play is played out."—Yes ! if there be nothing more to follow than the desires which deceive,...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 6

English literature - 1880
...Vanitatum, which of us is happy in this world ? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied ? Come, children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out. Does this strike you as cynicism ? We must confess that to us it has never seemed other than that a...
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