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" Gentlemen, the melancholy event of yesterday reads to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman * who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the middle... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 75
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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The Annals of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century

John Latimer - Bristol (England) - 1893 - 568 pages
...on the vanity of human passions. The fate of the lamented gentleman, he said, snatched away " while his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as...us what shadows we are and what shadows we pursue." The poll continued open for nine days, although the issue was never in doubt. The sinister conduct...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopędia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - Quotations, English - 1894 - 604 pages
...airy, and gay. — Charron. The uncertainty of events disturbs the purest enjoyments. — De Ltoii. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we arc, and what shadows we pursue. — Burke. Ye gods, ready to grant the highest prosperity, and slow...
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Longmans' Handbook of English Literature: Pt. V : from Burke to the Present Time

R. McWilliam - English literature - 1897 - 176 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman, who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Burke remained the intimate and attached friend of Johnson and Goldsmith, and Garrick and Eeynolds,...
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Elementary English Composition

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1900 - 306 pages
...are important. 1. Eternal sunshine settles on its head. 2. The thirsty earth soaks up the rain. 3. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are and what shadows we pursue. (/) Point out the difference between the corresponding sentences in I and II. Suggest a name for each...
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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the Present Time

Robert McWilliam - English literature - 1900 - 644 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman, who has been snatched from us...whilst his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eaqer, as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Burke remained...
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The Essentials of the English Sentence

Elias J. MacEwan - English language - 1900 - 330 pages
...Thou art the source of all my bliss and woe, That found'st me poor at first and keep'st me so. 16. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, has feelingly told us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. 17. He spake of love, such love...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901 - 608 pages
...to us an awful lesson against being too much troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman * who has been snatched from...us what shadows we are and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who declines to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs : but...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1186 pages
...act, — is founded on compromise and barter. Speech on the Conciliation of America. Vol. it. p. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Speech at Brittol on Declining the Poll. Vol. it. p. 420. They made and recorded a sort of institute...
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The Union Book of 1902: Being the Contribution of the Sydney University ...

University of Sydney. Sydney University Union - Universities and colleges - 1902 - 360 pages
...contest, " whilst his desires were as warm and his hopes were as eager as ours," that this sad event " has feelingly told us what shadows we are and what shadows we pursue." At the beginning of the contest Burke made one of his finest speeches, in which his honesty, integrity,...
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The Wander Years: Being Some Account of Journeys Into Life, Letters, and Art

Sir James Henry Yoxall - Europe - 1909 - 344 pages
...booming from the Bristol hustings. " He has been snatched from us in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as ours, and has feelingly told us what shadows we are and what shadows we pursue." There is sin within the...
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