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" Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. "
Fourth Reader: For Common Schools and Academies - Page 104
by Henry Mandeville - 1851 - 264 pages
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way; The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. During the preparations for his departure, Dr. Berkeley entered into a marriage, on August J, 1728,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805 - 472 pages
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way : The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. During the preparations for his departure, Dr. Berkeley entered into a marriage, on August 1, 1728,...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 7

Liberalism (Religion) - 1813
...he concludes with the following stanza, Westward the course of empire takes its way : The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day, Time's noblest offspring is the last. These verses, the only poetry attributed to Berkeley, were first published in a Miscellany which i...
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Epistolary correspondence. Letters from August 1714, to September 1724

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...her clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes its way . The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last. •^ persuasions as will keep one of the first men in this kingdom for learning and virtue quiet at...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ...

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...clay, By future poets shall be sung. Westward the course of empire takes it's way : The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day ; Time's noblest offspring is the last.' * The very day before he sailed, in the midst of all his bustle, and with his whole soul on the stretch...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 13

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1818
...prediction of Bishop BERKELEY : : , " Westward the course of empire takes its way, " The tour first acts already past; " A fifth shall close the drama...the day : " Time's noblest offspring is the last. - ' This will be a mighty revolution, noi brought about by wars, by violence, by injustice, but one...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 13

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1818
.... !••.::. " Westward the course of empire takes its way, K • .•-• !> "The (bur first arts already past; .. . " A fifth shall close the drama...••• .• " Time's noblest offspring is the last." ..t This will be a mighty revolution, not brought about by wars, by violence, 'by injustice, but one...
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Voyage to South America: Performed by Order of the American ..., Volume 2

Henry Marie Brackenridge - Argentina - 1819
...of bishop BERKELEY. "Westward the coarse of empire takes its way, The four first acts already pa*; A fifth shall close the drama with the day: Time's noblest offspring is the last." This will be a mighty revolution, not brought about by wars, by violence, by injustice; but one, in...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 13

Great Britain - 1819
...prediction of Bishop BERKELEY : " Westward the course of empire takes its way, " The 'bur first acts ulteady past ; '•' A fifth shall close the drama with the day: " Time's noblest offspring b the last." This will be a mighty revolution, not brought about by^wars, by violence, by injustice,...
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Voyage to South America, Volume 2

Henry Marie Brackenridge - Argentina - 1820
...poetic prediction of Bishop BERKELEY. " Westward the course ef empire takes its way, The four first acts already past ; A fifth shall close the drama...with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last." This will be a mighty revolution, not brought about by wars, by violence, by injustice; but one, in...
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