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" Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ? Earth's highest station ends in, " Here he lies," And " Dust to dust "
Reflections on Death - Página 134
por William Dodd - 1815 - 205 páginas
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1902
...Death, that mighty hunter, earths them all. Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour? \Vhat though yo, slumbering in his sire. Embryos we must be till...azure shell, and spring to life, The life of gods Procrastination. Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer : Next day the fatal precedent will plead ;...
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Genealogy of the Waldo Family: A Record of the Descendants of ..., Volumen1

1902 - 1121 páginas
....calmly resigned his. breath. He left a widow & йте sons to " lament the loss of a friend Indeed. Earth's highest station ends In ' Here he lies ' And 'dust to dust* concludes her noblest song." Dr. John Waldo married, Aug. 19, 1773, at Coventry,3 Lucy, daughter of Dr. Elijah (Jonathan, Richard,...
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Here and There in Two Hemispheres

James Duff Law - 1903 - 467 páginas
...matter of Life. The first is from Young: ' ' Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour 1 What though we wade in wealth or soar in fame! Earth's highest...lies'; And 'Dust to dust' concludes her noblest song." The last verse was by Disraeli considered the saddest lines in all literature, being the well-known...
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Life in London: Or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and ...

Pierce Egan, Robert Cruikshank, George Cruikshank - 1904 - 297 páginas
...such was the origin of which he had to boast. Why all this toil for trinmphs of an hour ? What, though we wade in wealth or soar in fame, Earth's highest...LIES ! And dust to dust concludes her noblest song. None of my readers, I feel assured, will complain of a loss of time, in witnessing TOM shed a few drops...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson - 1905
...those notes of approbation so swelled beyond their real bulk, that they will not shut. " What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ! Earth's highest...lies! And dust to dust concludes her noblest song ! " The author of these lines is not without his hie jacet. 150 ' By the good sense of his son it contains...
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The Governors of Connecticut: Biographies of the Chief Executives of the ...

Frederick Calvin Norton - 1905 - 385 páginas
...17, 1767, at Windsor, in the eighty-ninth year of his age. On his tomb is the following inscription : "Earth's highest station ends in ' Here he lies,' And 'dust to dust' concludes her noblest song." Governor Wolcott's son, Oliver, was afterward governor of the state ; and another one, Erastus, was...
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Introduction to English Literature, with Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1905 - 700 páginas
...Pygmies are pygmies still, though perched on Alps." "Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow." " Earth's highest station ends in ' Here he lies ' ; And ' dust to dust ' concludes the noblest song." The mind that coined these and many similar expressions was endowed with no ordinary...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 páginas
...just, TENNYSON, In Memoriam, Introduction, st, 3 Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour? What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame? Earth's highest...lies;" And "Dust to dust" concludes her noblest song, YOUNG, Night Thoughts, IV, lines 98-101 Duty, — So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to...
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Introduction to English Literature: With Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1906 - 700 páginas
..." Pygmies are pygmies still, though perched on Alps." "Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow." "Earth's highest station ends in 'Here he lies'; And ' dust to dust ' concludes the noblest song." The mind that coined these and many similar expressions was endowed with no ordinary...
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Richmondshire and the Vale of Mowbray

Edmund Bogg - 1906
...Francis Thompson, of Binso, who died AD 1746, in the 112th year of his age." Another epitaph reads:— "Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour? What tho'...wealth or soar in fame. Earth's highest station ends, here too he lies, And dust to dust concludes the noblest song." John Lelaud says, " The townlet of...
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