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" The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way: But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labor lies. "
The Philosophy of Rhetoric - Page 227
by George Campbell - 1801
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1849 - 455 pages
...any blockhead is fully equal. But to produce the contrary effect ; to subdue the spirit of faction, and that monster spiritual pride, with which it is...the way ; But to return and view the cheerful skies — In this the task and mighty labour lies."* — DRYDEIJ. Now in regard to the comparison, from which...
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Lecture on The North and the South: Delivered Before the Young Men's ...

Ellwood Fisher - Slavery - 1849 - 32 pages
...have to fix the gateway in the heart of a great city, where the vices hold their revels. 'Tis there " The gates of Hell are open night and day, Smooth the descent, and easy is the way." It cannot be said that the excessive mortality among the males of the North is owing to their unwholesome...
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Commercial Review, Volume 7

Industries - 1850
...have to fix the gateway in the heart of a great city, where the vices hold their revels. 'Tis there "The gates of Hell are open night and day, Smooth the descent and easy is the way. It cannot be said that the excessive mortality among the males of the North, is owing to their unwholesome...
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Debow's Review: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources

Communication and traffic - 1850
...have to fix the gateway in the heart of a great city, where the vices hold their revels. 'Tis there " The gates of Hell are open night and day, Smooth the descent an d easy is the way. It cannot be said that the excessive mortality among the males of the North,...
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The Presbyterian Magazine, Volume 9, Issue 10

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer - Presbyterian Church - 1859
..."Facilisdescensus Averni," &c., which Dryden translated as follows: • " The gates of hell are opened night and day, Smooth the descent and easy is the way: But to return and view the cheerful skies, In this the task of mighty labours lies; To few great Jupiter imparts that grace, And those of shining...
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Memoirs of the rev. William Sellon

Baker Peter Smith - 1852
...ad auras, Hoc opus, hie labor est." — VIRGIL. " The gates of hell are open, night and day, Short the descent, and easy is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies, • In this the task and mighty labour lies." DBTDEH. HE who delights in the writings of our exalted...
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Rambling Reflections in Greenwood: With a Description of the Same, in 1853

Campeador (pseud.) - 1853 - 60 pages
...he visited New York prior to Italy, Zanoni had not been. Enough ; the New Entrance lies before us. " The Gates of Hell are open night and day ; . Smooth...is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies—1 ''' In thia the task and mighty labor lies." DKYDEN. QUITTING the lumbering vehicle and its...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - 1856 - 3 pages
...holy altar laid. Then thus replied the prophetess divine : "O goddess-born, of great Anclases' line! The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth...way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies— In this the task and mighty labour lies. To few great Jupiter imparts this grace, And those of shining...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1859 - 435 pages
...any blockhead is fully equal. But to produce the contrary effect ; to subdue the spirit of faction, and that monster spiritual pride, with which it is...the way ; But to return and view the cheerful skies — In this the task and mighty labour lies."* — DRTDEN. Now in regard to the comparison, from which...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1859
...laid. Then thus replied the prophetess divine : " O goddess-horn, of great Anchises' line ! The gated of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent,...the way But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this the task and mighty lahour lies. To few great Jupiter imparts this grace, And those of shining...
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