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" Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts:... "
Letters to Young Ladies - Page 204
by Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1837 - 259 pages
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The Lounger's Common-place Book, Or, Miscellaneous Anecdotes: A Biographic ...

Jeremiah Whitaker Newman - Anecdotes - 1796
...a fcale of the curioiities of modern art, not to collect medals, or to collate manufcripts: — but to dive into the depth of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hofpitals, to furvty the manfions of forrow and pain ; to take the gauge and diminuons of mifery, depreffion,...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depth of dungeons, to plunge into the infe6\ion of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglecled,...
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The New Universal Biographical Dictionary, and American ..., Volume 3

James Hardie - Biography - 1802
...scale of the curiosities of modern art — not to collect medals, or to collate manuscripts — but to dive into the depth of dungeons — to plunge into...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain — to take the guage and dimensions of misery, depression and comfort — to remember the forgotten — to attend...
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The Meditations of a Recluse: Chiefly on Religious Subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...is his pride and his glory, " to dive into the " depths of dungeons; to plunge into the " infections of hospitals; to survey the " mansions of sorrow and pain; to take " the gauge and dimensions of misery, de" pressiou, and contempt; to remember the " forgotten; to attend to the...
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Prospect: Or, View of the Moral World, Volume 1

Christianity - 1803
...curiosity of modern art, not to collect medals or collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals,...to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take tha .guage and dimensions of misery, to rememb'er the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807
...curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts :— but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the...
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The Prosaic Garland: Consisting of Upwards of Two-hundred Pieces Selected ...

John Evans - English prose literature - 1807 - 260 pages
...curiosity of modern art: not to collect menials, or collate maouicripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals,...survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt, to remember the forgotten, to attend to the...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - Eloquence - 1807 - 275 pages
...curiosity of modern art ; not to collect ' medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths 'of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to ' survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, and to take the ' gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; rr, r* ' -* -• SECTION...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; t take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten,...
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