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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see... "
Nineteenth Century and After - Page 241
1887
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Instructive Rambles: In London, and the Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - Adventure and adventurers - 1800 - 314 pages
...when I' see the tomb of the parents themselves, * and consider, the vanity of grieving for * those we must quickly follow — when I * see Kings lying...them — when I consider rival wits placed ' side •* side by side, or the holy men, that di• vided the world with their contests and • disputes...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful,...consider rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and astonishment, on...
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The letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero to several of his friends ..., Volume 3

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1804 - 450 pages
...within me ; when I read the " epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; " when J meet with the grief of parents, upon a tomb-stone,...rival " wits, placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the " world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sor' row and astonishment...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 378 pages
...objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful,...consider rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes ; I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1805 - 376 pages
...objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful,...consider rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men that divided the world with their contests and disputes ; I reflect with sorrow and astonishment on...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 526 pages
...their country, and live in the page of history. The beautiful ideas of Addison came into my mind — " When I see kings lying by those who deposed them ;...consider rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men " that divided the world with their contests and disputes, I re" fleet with sorrow and astonishment...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 320 pages
...country, and live in the page of history. . ;.. : The beautiful ideas of Addison came into my mind—" When " I see kings lying by those who deposed them..." rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the " world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and " astonishment...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 314 pages
...country, and live in the page of history. The beautiful ideas of Addison came into my mind — " When w I see kings lying by those who deposed them ; when..." rival wits placed side by side, or the holy men that divided the * world with their contests and disputes, I reflect with sorrow and " astonishment...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions, Historical ..., Volume 1

Epitaphs - 1806 - 284 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those, whom they must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men, that divided the world with their contests and disputes ; I reflect, with sorrow and astonishment,...
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A collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, Volume 1

Collection - 1806 - 286 pages
...when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those, whom they must quickly follow. When I see kings lying by those...rival wits placed side by side ; or the holy men, that divided the world with their contests and disputes ; I reflect, with sorrow and astonishment,...
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