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" Osiris, took the virgin truth, hewed her lovely form into a thousand pieces, and scattered them to the four winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body... "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 12
1824
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris,...they could find them. We have not yet found them all, nor ever shall do, till her Master's second coming ; he shall bring together every joint and member,...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...up and down gathering up limb by limb still as they could find them. We have not yet found them all, nor ever shall do, till her master's second coming...an immortal feature of loveliness and perfection. — Milton, DCXLV. It is usually seen, that the wiser men are about the things of this world, the less...
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Two Introductory Lectures on the Science of International Law

Travers Twiss - International law - 1856 - 60 pages
...time, ever since, the sad friends of truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that was made for the mangled body of Osiris, went up and down...gathering up limb by limb, still as they could find them." The above passage, which embodies the wild and vigorous imagery of the Commonwealth, was applied by...
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The English language, in its elements and forms

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1857 - 504 pages
...From that time, ever since, the sail friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris,...gathering up limb by limb still as they could find them. Wo have not found them all yet, Lords and Commons ! nor ever shall do, till her Master's second coming...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris,...shall do, till her Master's second coming ; He shall brmg together every joint and member, and shall mould them into an immortal feature of loveliness and...
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A select glossary of English words used formerly in senses different from ...

Richard Chenevix Trench - English language - 1859 - 232 pages
...any ' fattura,' was a ' feature' once. We have not yet found them all [the scattered limbs of Truth], nor ever shall do, till her Master's second coming...an immortal feature of loveliness and perfection. Milton, Areopagitica. So scented the grim feature, and upturned His nostril wide into the murky air....
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English Nonconformity, Page 59

Robert Vaughan - Christianity - 1862 - 486 pages
...From that time, ever since, the sad friends of Truth, ' such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that ' Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris,...every joint and member, ' and shall mould them into one immortal feature of love' liness and perfection.'* CHAPTER II. Eeltgtous 3Ltfe in flje HE ministry...
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The Bible Christian magazine, a continuation of the Arminian magazine

Bible Christians - 1863
...From that time, ever < since, the sad friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful ' search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris, went up and down gathcr' ing up limb by limb still as they could find them. We have not yet found them < all, Lords...
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Wise sayings of the great and good

Wise sayings - Quotations, English - 1864 - 339 pages
...winds. From that time ever since, the sad friends of Truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris,...he shall bring together every joint and member, and mould them into an immortal feature of loveliness and perfection. A rcopagitica. — Jo 1 1 NM 1 1...
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Prose Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1865 - 846 pages
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