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" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy of his nature. "
The Works of Charles Lamb: In Two Parts - Página 142
por Charles Lamb - 1818
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The Sunday at Home

1884
...extracts, might seem stilted, and even meretricious in its splendid glare of diction, as thus :—" But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Works, with a Sketch of His Life and Final Memorials, Volumen2

Charles Lamb - 1855
...velvet pall, three gentlemen's cloaks, three crape hat-bands, three hoods and scarfs, and six pairs of gloves ; two porters equipped to attend the funeral,...abundant provision for it. It really almost induces a tadium vitas upon one to read it. Methinks I could be willing to die, in death to be so attended. The...
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Rosamund Gray, Essays, Letters, and Poems

Charles Lamb - 1856 - 425 páginas
...inscription, Angel above, and Flower beneath, and four pair of handsome handles, with wrought (176) gripes; the coffin to be well pitched, lined, and...abundant provision for it. It really almost induces a tcedium vitce upon one to read it. Methinks I could be willing to die, in death to be so attended....
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 páginas
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of posthumous memory. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in their...
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Literary Criticisms and other papers

Horace Binney Wallace - 1856
...Angelani, distant about a half day's ride. [The rest of this MS. is wanting.] MISCELLANEOUS PIECES. LIFE. " MAN," says Sir Thomas Browne, " is a noble animal ! splendid in ashes, glorious in the grave ; solemnizing nativities and funerals with equal lustre, and not forgetting ceremonies...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Late Richard Penn Smith

Richard Penn Smith - 1856 - 326 páginas
...favorite child. Azib died, and, of course, was followed to the grave by an extended retinue. " Man is a noble animal; splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave ; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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ROSAMUND GRAY, ESSAYS, LETTERS, AND POEMS

CHARLES LAME - 1857
...inscription, Angel above, and Flower beneath, and four pair of handsome handles, with wrought (176) gripes; the coffin to be well pitched, lined, and...abundant provision for it. It really almost induces a tcedium vitce upon one to read it. Methinks I could be willing to die, in death to be so attended....
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 páginas
...earthly glory, and the quality of either state after death makes a folly of" posthumous memory. Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave ; solemnizing nativities and deaths with equal lustre. To subsist in lasting monuments, to live in...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines, Volumen3

James Hamilton - 1858
...have found unhappy frustration; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volumen3

James Hamilton - 1858
...have found unhappy frustration ; and to hold long subsistence, seems but a scape in oblivion. But man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave, solemnising nativities and deaths with equal lustre, nor omitting ceremonies of bravery in the infamy...
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