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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 Handbook of Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief ...

Joseph Angus - English literature - 1880 - 726 pages
...who has been snatched from us at tto moment 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 we are, what shadows we pursue. Speech at Bristol on declining the Pott, 1780. 184. William Cowper, 1731-1800....
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A Famous Victory ...

E. Goodman Holden - American fiction - 1880 - 382 pages
...concerning "the 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 ours." Much of Carroll's hope and ambition would be buried with the coffin of his chief, and with bowed head...
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Bristol Past and Present: Civil and modern history [by Nicholls

James Fawckner Nicholls, John Taylor - Bristol (England) - 1882 - 378 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. It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take his leave by a letter to the sheriffs ; but...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - Anecdotes - 1882 - 638 pages
...after an unsucvessful canvass, Burke alluded to the sudden death of one of the candidates, Mr. Coombe: "The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue." Wordsworth said, " We all laugh at pursuing a shadow, though the lives of the multitude are devoted...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 5

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - New Hampshire - 1882 - 454 pages
...constitution of an accomplished and successful lawyer. Snatched from us in the middle of the conflict of life, whilst his desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours; his untimely departure reminds us again, even as we are constantly reminded, ' that life's but a walking...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883 - 942 pages
...enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Vol. ii. p. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us...us what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. Sjieech at Bristol on Declining the Poll. Vol. ii. p. 429. They made and recorded a sort of institute...
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Preacher and Homiletic Monthly, Volume 15

1888 - 590 pages
...midst of a hot and exciting chase for honor and promotion, said, " He who has been snatched from us in the middle of the contest, whilst his desires were...what shadows we are and what shadows .we pursue." A Costly Burial. There is a tomb in the famous Milan Cathedral, in a subterranean chapel, which is...
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Treasury of Irish Eloquence: Being a Compendium of Irish Oratory and Literature

English literature - 1887 - 958 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...election, and in the middle of the contest, whilst hia desires were as warm, and his hopes as eager as ours, has feelingly told us what shadows we are,...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1891 - 1190 pages
...on the Conciliation of America. Vol. ii. p. 109. The worthy gentleman who has heen snatched from ns at the moment of the election, and in the middle of...his desires were as warm and his hopes as eager as onrs, has feelingly told ns what shadows we are, and what shadows we pnrsne. Speech at Bristol on Declining...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: Political miscellanies ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1892 - 598 pages
...troubled about any of the objects of ordinary ambition. The worthy gentleman,1 *ho has been snatched irom us at the moment of the election, and in the middle...us, what shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue. It has been usual for a candidate who declines, to take hi* leave by a letter to the sheriffs ; but...
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