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" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 346
edited by - 1819
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Rosamund Gray, Essays, Letters, and Poems

Charles Lamb - 1856 - 440 pages
...and gloves; also, the burial fees paid, if not exceeding one guinea." "Man," says Sir Thomas Browne, "is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave." Whoever drew up this little advertisement certainly understood this appetite in the species, and has...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 786 pages
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of" posthumous memory. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their productions, to exist in their names, and predicament...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines, Volume 3

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1858 - 446 pages
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Our Christian classics: readings from the best divines, with ..., Volumes 3-4

Christian classics - 1858 - 880 pages
...have found unhappy frustration j and to hold long subsistence, scems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 3

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1858 - 526 pages
...have found unhappy frustration ; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Pilgrim Walks: a Chaplet of Memories

Mrs. Robert Cartwright - England - 1859 - 282 pages
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature." " Life is a pure flame, and we live by an invisible sun within us. A small fire...
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A select glossary of English words used formerly in senses different from ...

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin.) - English language - 1859 - 264 pages
...some great man with his service, and then he blusheth at his own bravery. Id., Ib. b. ii. c. 1 8. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous...solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. Sir T. Browne, Hydriotaphia. There...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and American ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1859 - 1028 pages
...unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence seems but a srape In oblivion. But man Is a n<»Me animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and death with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery In the infamy of his nature." — ffydrwtaphia....
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Bulletin de la Faculté des Lettres de Strasbourg, Volume 4

Université de Strasbourg. Faculté des lettres - 1925
...have found unhappy frustation, and to hold long subsistence seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, not omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - Architecture - 1837 - 622 pages
...London, 17. New Rfilman Street, July, 1837. ART. III. On Cemeteries. By JA PICTON, Architect. " Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes and pompous in the grave ; solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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