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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 101
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...impure, quality, the voice being low down in the chest; large volume; short, mostly falling slides. Thus: 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...
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Sketches in Italy and Greece

John Addington Symonds - Greece - 1874 - 339 pages
...Death reigns over the peoples of the past, and we must fain be satisfied to cry with Raleigh : " 0 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...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - Great Britain - 1875 - 348 pages
...holds a glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty...none could advise, thou hast persuaded ; what none hath dared thou hast done ; and whom all the world hath flattered ihou alone hast cast out of the world,...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 13

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1875
...beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. Oh, 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 ont of the...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 1

English authors - 1876
...glass before the eyes of the most beautiful, and makes them see therein their deformity and rottenness, and they acknowledge it. O eloquent, just, and mighty...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...
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Last Words of Saints and Sinners: 700 Final Quotes from the Famous, the ...

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 240 pages
...SIR WALTER RALEIGH'S tribute to Death in his History of The World must be included in our cameos — "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 flattered thou only hast cast out of the world and...
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Critical Responses to Kenneth Burke, 1924-1966

William H. Rueckert - 1969 - 523 pages
...ultimate failure of communication, is nevertheless, being a mode of conduct, in the realm of speech ("O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded. . . .")76 And it must not be forgotten, Death being in the realm of speech, that men may die, for the...
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Christian Doctrine: Eight Lectures Delivered in the University of Cambridge ...

J. S. Whale - Religion - 1941 - 200 pages
...that last magnificent sentence of his unfinished History of the World, written there in the Tower : ' 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...
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The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - History - 1986 - 555 pages
...extended, elevated assertion is displayed in a famous passage from Raleigh's History of the World: Oh 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...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...Cortic, 1 988). 93 Death is a shadow that always follows the body. ENGLISH PROVERB (Hth century). 94 О ers are easy enough to obey; it is capricious, bureaucratic or plain idiotic demands tha hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world...
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