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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Letters from a citizen of the ... - Page 455
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
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The citizen of the world; or, Letters from a Chinese philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...short-sighted presumption, promised themselves immortality ! Posterity can hardly trace the situation of some ; the sorrowful traveller wanders over the...learns -wisdom, and feels the transience of every sublun$ry possession. Here, he cries, stood their citadel, now grown over with weeds ; there their...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 6

1786
...promifed themtelves immortality ! Posterity can hardly trace the fit«:i;ion of lome. The loi rowful traveller wanders over the awful ruins of others ; and as he beholds he learns vifilnm, and feels the traniience of every fublunary pofičfiion. ' Hut,' he cries, í ftood their...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 7

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1797
...prefumption, promife themfelves immortality! Poflerity can hardly trace the fituation of fome ; the forrowful traveller wanders over the awful ruins of others ; and, as he beholds, he learns wifdom, and feels the tranfitorinefs of every fublunary poiTeffion. Here, he cries, flood their citadel,...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 304 pages
...prefumption, promife themfelves immortality! Pofterity can hardly trace the fituation of fome; the forrowful traveller wanders over the awful ruins of others ; and, as he beholds, he learns wifdom, and feels the tranfitorinefs of every fublunary pofleffion. Here, he cries, flood their citadel,...
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The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800
...prefumption promifed themfelves immortality. Pofterity can hardly trace the fituation of fome. The forrowful traveller wanders over the awful ruins of others ; and as he beholds, he learns wifdom, and feels the tranfience of every fublunarypoffeflion. Here, he cries, flood their citadel,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 3

English literature - 1804
...short-sighted presumption promised themselves immortality ! Posterity can hardly trace the situation of some ; the sorrowful traveller wanders over the...their citadel, now grown over with weeds ; there their senate house, but now the haunt of every noxious reptile ; temples and theatres stood here, now only...
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The Lady's magazine: or, Entertaining companion for the fair sex

...prefumption, promifed themfelves immortality. Pofterity can tardly trace the fituation of fome ; the forrowful traveller wanders over the awful ruins of others, and as he beholds, he fearns wifdom, and feels the tranfience of every fublunary poffcflion. Here flood their citadel, but...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...short-sighted presumption, promised themselves immortality. Posterity can hardly trace the situation of some. The sorrowful traveller wanders over the...now the haunt of every noxious reptile; temples and the-. atres stood here now only an undistinguished heap of ruin. They are fallen, for luxury and avarice...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...themselves immortality! Posterity can hardly trace the situation of some; the sorrowful traveller winders over the awful ruins of others; and, as he beholds, he learns wisdom, and feels the transi tori ness of every sublunary possession. Here, hecries, stood their citadel, now grown over...
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The Citizen of the World, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1820
...short-sighted presumption promised themselves immortality. Posterity can hardly trace the situation of some. The sorrowful traveller wanders over the...and as he beholds he learns wisdom, and feels the transcience of every sublunary possession. Here, he cries, stood their citadel, now grown over with...
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