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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 Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - Orators - 1857 - 544 pages
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition.' Well might Mr. Burke say, in taking leave, ' The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...of the election, and in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us, what shadows...
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Annual Obituary Notices of Eminent Persons who Have Died in the United ...

United States - 1858 - 446 pages
...undiscovered country, from whose bourn no traveller returns.' The death of Mr. Bell, at a moment when ' his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as...feelingly told us what shadows we are, and what shadows we Jmrsue.' It should remind us how ittle there is which men toil and struggle for here, that can afford...
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Annual Obituary Notices of Eminent Persons who Have Died in the United ...

United States - 1858 - 452 pages
...whose bourn no traveller returns.' The death of Mr. Bell, at a moment when ' his desires were as wann, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told...what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue.' It should remind us how little there is which men toil and struggle for here, that can afford any lasting...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860 - 644 pages
...trouhled ahout any of the ohjects of ordinary amhition. The worthy gentleman,* who has heen snatehed from us at the moment of the election, and in the...feelingly told us, what shadows we are, and what shadows w* pursue. It has heen usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave hy a letter to the sheriffs...
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 460 pages
...objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman, Mr. Coombe, the candidate who has died suddenly, and who has been snatched from us at the moment of the...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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Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1865 - 592 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: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe.* Ibid. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly * Mr. Breen, in his Modern English Literature, says: ' This remarkable thought, Alison, the historian,...
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The Cliftonian: A Magazine Edited by Members of Clifton College, Volumes 1-2

Clifton College (Bristol, England) - 1867 - 438 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." •:;••!:••::••::• uj confided perhaps too much in my intentions. They were really fair...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 828 pages
...enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Ibid. Vol. ii. />. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Speech at Bristol on Declining the Poll.1 Vol. ii. /. 4291 They made and recorded a sort of institute...
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Papers for the schoolmaster, Volume 4

1868 - 344 pages
...corrupted." ({) "Tlie worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us in the middle of the contest, while his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as...what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue." SECTION IV. 1. Parse the words printed in ilalius : — "Break, break, break, On thy cold, grey stones,...
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