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" Darkness and light divide the course of time, and oblivion shares with memory a great part even of our living beings ; we slightly remember our felicities, and the smartest strokes of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities,... "
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne, Volume 3

Sir Thomas Browne - Philosophy - 1907 - 601 pages
...Diuturnity is a dream and folly of expectation. Darknesse and light divide the course of time, and i oblivion shares with memory, a great part even of...slightly remember our felicities, and the smartest stroaks of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities, and sorrows destroy...
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Hydriotaphia, urne-buriall: or, A discourse of the sepulchrall urnes lately ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Norfolk (England) - 1907 - 54 pages
...old it self, bids us hope no long duration; diuturnity is a dream and folly of expectation. Darknesse and light divide the course of time, and oblivion shares with memory a great part even of our living being; we slightly remember our felicities,and the smartest strokes of affliction leave but short smart...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English prose literature - 1909 - 544 pages
...that grows old itself, bids us hope no long duration, diuturnity is a dream and folly of expectation. Darkness and light divide the course of time, and...fables. Afflictions induce callosities; miseries are slip]>ery, or fall like snow upon us, which, notwithstanding, is no unhappy stupidity. To be ignorant...
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - English language - 1912 - 489 pages
...oblivion shares | with memory, | a great part | even | of our living | beings ; we slightly | remembered | our felicities, | and the smartest | strokes of affliction | leave but short | smart | upon us. I Sense | endureth | no | extremities, | and sorrows | destroy us j or themselves. To weep | into stones...
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Wood and stone: a romance

John Cowper Powys - Fiction - 1915 - 722 pages
...Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon without the favour of the everlasting register. . . . Darkness and light divide the course of time, and...strokes of affliction leave but short smart upon us. To weep into Stones are fables.'" He pronounced these last words with a slow and emphatic intonation....
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...that grows old itself, bids us hope no long duration, diuturnity is a dream and folly of expectation. in their art, Hyder All and his more ferocious son,...that, when the British armies traversed, as they did, endurcth no extremities, and sorrows destroy us or themselves. To weep into stones are fables. Afflictions...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...grows old in itself, bids us hope no long duration: diuturnity is a dream and folly of expectation. Darkness and light divide the course of time, and...living beings; we slightly remember our felicities, and [220 the smartest strokes of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities,...
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Englische Studien, Volume 33

Comparative linguistics - 1904
...Burial. One of these plagiarisms I think interesting enough to transcribe here : Urn Burial. Ch. V. Darkness and Light divide the Course of time , and...slightly remember our felicities and the smartest stroaks of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities, and sorrows destroy...
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Selected Writings

Sir Thomas Browne - Literary Collections - 1995 - 168 pages
...long duration, diutumity is a dream and tolly of espeetation. Darkness and light divide the eourse of time, and oblivion shares with memory a great part even of our living beings; we slighrly remember our felieities, and the smartest strokes of atllietion leave but short smart upon...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch, Michael Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...dream and folly of expectation. Darknesse and light divide the course of time, and oblivion snares with memory, a great part even of our living beings;...slightly remember our felicities, and the smartest stroaks of affliction leave but short smart upon us. Sense endureth no extremities, and sorrows destroy...
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