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" The intensity of their feelings on one subject made them tranquil on every other. One overpowering sentiment had subjected to itself pity and hatred, ambition and fear. Death had lost its terrors and pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their... "
A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ... - Seite 283
herausgegeben von - 1903 - 415 Seiten
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - 1844 - 432 Seiten
...lost its terrors, and pleasure, its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things of this world. Enthusiasm had made them Stoics, 20 had cleared their minds from every vulgar passion and prejudice, and raised them above the influence...
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Notice of Windsor in Olden Times

John Stoughton - 1844 - 236 Seiten
...but not for the things of this world. Enthusiam had made them stoics, and cleared their minds from vulgar passion and prejudice, and raised them above the influence of danger and corruption Such, we believe, were the Puritans. We perceive the absurdities of their manners, we dislike...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 Seiten
...lest its terrors, and pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things of this world....pursue unwise ends, but never to choose unwise means. Such we believe to have been the character of the Puritans. We perceive the absurdity of their manners....
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 Seiten
...Enthusiast* had made them stoics, had cleared their mindi from every vulgar passion and prejudice, ant London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's. We often hear it said that the I to pursue unwise ends, but never to choose un- j vise means. They went through the world like Sir...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 Seiten
...lost its terrors and. pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things of this world....unwise means. They went through the world like Sir Artegale's iron man, Talus, with his flail, crushing and trampling down oppressors, mingling with human...
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North American First Class Reader: The Sixth Book of Tower's Seires for ...

David Bates Tower - 1853 - 426 Seiten
...lost its terrors, and pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things of this world....choose unwise means. They went through the world like the iron man with his flail, crushing and trampling down oppressors; mingling with human beings, but...
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Parsing Book: Containing Rules of Syntax, and Models for Analyzing and ...

Allen Hayden Weld - 1848 - 111 Seiten
...its terrors, and pleasure its charms. 11. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things of this •world....and prejudice, and raised them above the influence or danger of corruption. CHAPTER XII. THE FUGITIVES. [COLLINS.] In fair Circassia, where to love inclined...
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Self-education

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1851
...lost its terrors, and pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and their sorrows, but not for the things .of this world....unwise means. They went through the world like Sir Artegale's iron man Talus, with his flail, crushing and trampling down oppressors, mingling with human...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852
...lost its terrors and pleasure its charms. They had their smiles and their tears, their raptures and hich lead to an opposite conclusion be omitted or...exaggeration, a little suppression, a judicious u lo pursue unwise ends, but never to choose unwise means. They went through the world like Sir Artegale's...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Band 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1852 - 744 Seiten
...lad made them stoics, had cleared their mindi тот every vulgar passion and prejudice, and raided them above the influence of danger and of corruption. It .sometimes might lead them lo pursue unwise ends, but never to choose unwise means. They went through the world like Sir Artegale's...
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