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" Now for my life, it is a miracle of thirty years, which to relate, were not a history but a piece of poetry, and would sound to common ears like a fable; for the world, I count it not an inn but an hospital, and a place, not to live but to die in. "
Lectures on Metaphysics and Logic - Page 18
by Sir William Hamilton - 1860
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1902
...', Deeth is an end of every worldly soore ; ' but only in form contrasts with Sir Thomas Browne's, ' and his honest wife, With good brown cake and bacon slice, intent To cheer his hunger after l And Cicero said, ' Ex /tac vita discedo tatiquam ex hospitio, non iaitgitam ex tiûmo. ' Shenstone's...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1902 - 832 pages
...of every worldly soore ; ' but only in form contrasts with Sir Thomas Browne's, ' For the world, 1 count it not an inn but an hospital, and a place not to live but to die in.' And Cicero said, ' Ex kac vita disctdo tatiquatn tx keafitio, noit tanquam ex tiomo. ' Shenstone's...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 2

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English literature - 1902
...miracle of thirty years, which to relate were not a history, but a piece of poetry, and would sound to common ears like a fable ; for the world, I count it not an inn, but a hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in." As we examine the intellect capable of this conception,...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne: Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica

Sir Thomas Browne - Literary Collections - 1904
...thirty years, 11 ^L which to relate, were not a History, but a A. \ piece of Poetry, and would sound to common ears like a Fable ; for the World, I count...but an Hospital ; and a place not to live, but to dye in. The world that I regard is my self ; it is the Microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye...
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Travellers Joy

English literature - 1906 - 319 pages
...miracle of thirty years, which to relate, were not a history, but a piece of poetry, and would sound to common ears like a fable. For the world, I count...hospital ; and a place not to live, but to die in. 259 The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye on...
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Phyllis: a novel

Duchess - English fiction - 1906 - 336 pages
...marked vrith K disgraceful brand. With an old writer — whom I now forget — I can truly say, — " For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital ; and i place not to live, but to die in." At last I wake to the fact that I am ill,- dreadfully ill. Fhere...
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Views of Religion, Part 1

Free thought - 1906 - 783 pages
...afford satisfaction only as it is a present object to the principle of self-love. SIR THOMAS BROWNE. As for the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital; a place not to live, but to die in. BUDDHA. Self is the God of self; who else should be the God ? PROF....
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Englische Studien

Eugen Kölbing, Johannes Hoops, Arthur Kölbing, Albert Wagner - English philology - 1907
...fro ; Deeth is an end of every worldly soore" ; but only in form contrasts with Sir Thomas Browne's, 'For the world, I count it not an inn but an hospital, and a place not to live but to die in5. And Cicero said, 'Ex hac vita discedo tanquam ex hospitio, non tanquain ex domo'. Shenstone's...
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An Introduction to English Literature

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1907 - 700 pages
...and the temporal, a nearness to the unseen, which strongly reminds us of Vaughan. He counts the world "not an inn but an hospital, and a place not to live but to die in." He loses himself in the contemplation of God, and in his "solitary and retired imaginations" he remembers...
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Shelburne Essays: Studies of religions dualism

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1909 - 355 pages
...miracle of thirty years, which to relate were not a history but a piece of poetry, and would sound to common ears like a fable; for the world, I count...to live but to die in. The world that I regard is my self; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast my eye on; for the other, I use it but like...
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