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" O eloquent, just, and mighty Death ! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched... "
Poems - Page 225
by Samuel Rogers - 1845
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Letters from France, in 1802, Volume 2

Henry Redhead Yorke - France - 1804
...dared ; thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world, and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...ambition of man ; and covered it all over with these too narrow words — Hie JACET!" I have more than once had occasion to animadvert on the facilities...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised : thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...and covered it all over with these two narrow words, " Hicjacet,"* SIR WALTER RALEGH. IT is the greatest glory of a christian to die daily, in conquering,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...dared, thou hast done : and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world, and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...man, and covered it all over with these two narrow wordf, Hicjacet," * Of these, perhaps, his ' Instructions to his Son and to Posterity' deserve a distinct...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...dared, thou hast done : and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world, and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...man, and covered it all over with these two narrow word?, Hicjacet." by Milton* in 8vo., 1668. Of all of them, as well as of his MS. Remains, scattered...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 66

English literature - 1842
...and despised ; thou hast drawn together all the farrestretched greatness, all the pride, crueltie, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words — Hie jacet." Sir Walter, perhaps, had not forgotten the complaint of the Roman emperor, " How mournful is the thought...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 2

Richard Warner - 1824
...dared, thou hast done ! and, whom aU the world hath flattered, thou, only, hast cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two naiTOw words, Hie JACET !"* SIR JOHN HARINGTON. This agreeable beau of Elizabeth's court does not make...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1824
...despised. Thou hast drawn together all the tar-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty and amhition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, hicjacet. Raleigh. Not long since a celebrated society discussed Ihe well-known and frivolous question,...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...dared, thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world and despised : thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hicjacet. Lastly, whereas this book, by the title it hath, calls itself, The First Part of the General...
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The life of John Buncle, esq; [by T. Amory].

Thomas Amory - 1825
...dared, thou hast done : and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world, and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition, of man ; all the powerful charms of beauty; and covered it all over will) these two narrow words, ' Hie jacet.'...
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The Life of John Buncle, Esq: By Thomas Amory...

Thomas Amory - 1825
...dared, thou hast done : and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hast cast out of the world, and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched...greatness^ all the pride, cruelty, and ambition, of man ; all the powerful charms of beauty ; and covered it all over with these two narrow words, • Hie...
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