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" There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things: our fathers find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ... - Page 298
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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Outre-mer: a pilgrimage beyond the sea, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Europe - 1835
...recollection of him will always mingle with my reminiscences of Auteuil. ii 2 PERE LA CHAISE. PERE LA CHAISE. Our fathers find their graves in our short memories,...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. Oblivion is not to be hired. The greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

American literature - 1836
...instruction of all. " There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our short...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1836
...style and intellect:— 'There is no antidote against the opium of time which temporally considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our short...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors'. To be read by bare inscriptions, like many in Gruter—to hope for eternity by any metrical epithets,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...style and intellect : — " There is no antidote against the opium of time which temporally considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our short...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors'. To be read by bare inscriptions, like many in Gruter, — to hope for eternity by any metrical epithets,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1836
...will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of to-morrow. " Our fathers," says Sir Thomas Brown, " find their graves in our short memories, and sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors." History fades into fable ; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy ; the inscription moulders...
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The history and antiquities of Wellingborough

John Cole - 1837
...filled up. To this sarcophagus, how applicable and humiliating are the thoughts of Sir Thomas Brown : " Our fathers find their graves in our short memories,...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors." " Thus," as Washington Irving feelingly expresses it, "man passes away; his name perishes from record...
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Cemetery interment

George Collison (solicitor.) - 1840
...conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our short...forty years. Generations pass while some trees stand, arid old families last not three oaks. To be read by bare inscriptions like many in Gruter, to hope...
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Remarks on the sepulchral memorials of past and present times, with some ...

James Heywood Markland - 1840
...names of those recorded upon them f .—Their memorial is perished with them e . e Exodus ii. 22. 1 "Our fathers find their graves in our short memories,...survivors.— Gravestones tell truth scarce forty years.—To be content that times to come should only know there was such a man, not caring whether...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Religion - 1841
...conclude and shut up all. There is no antidote against the opium of time, which temporally considereth all things. Our fathers find their graves in our short...be buried in our survivors. Grave-stones tell truth (162) This extraordinary fancy appears at times to have been cherished even by Lord Bacon, who now...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 17

Periodicals - 1841
...yourselves are the experiment, it is as if a man should dissect his own body, and read the anatomy lecture. OUR fathers find their graves in our short memories,...sadly tell us how we may be buried in our survivors. SIR THOMAS BROWN. LET us carry into the world neither curiosity nor indiscretion. Curiosity is the...
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