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" And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories unto present considerations, seems a vanity almost out of date, and superannuated piece of folly. We cannot hope to live so long in our names as some have done in their persons ; one... "
The Retrospective Review - Seite 93
1820
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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine, Band 6

1823
...considerations, secmes a vanity almost out of date, and superannuated pcece of folly. We cannot hope to live to long in our names, as some have done in their persons, one face of Jantu holds no proportion to the other. 'Tis to late to be ambitious. The great mutations of the world...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 Seiten
...Elias, and Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methusalehs of Hector. And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories...face of Janus holds no proportion unto the other. It is too late to be ambitious. The great mutations of the world are acted, or time may be too short...
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The Congregational Magazine, Band 6

1823
...considerations, seemes a vanity almost out of date, and superannuated pcece of folly. We cannot hope to live co long in our names, as some have done in their persons, one face of Janui holds no proportion to the other. 'Tis to late to he ambitious. The great mutations of the world...
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The Christian Examiner, Band 3

1826
...Elias,* and Charles the Fifth can never hope to live within two Methuselahs of Hector, f And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories...their persons. One face of Janus holds no proportion to the other. It is too late to be ambitious. The great mutations of the world are acted, or time may...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...expect to live within two Methusclahs tit Hector.f And therefore restless inquietude for the diutiirnity of our memories unto present considerations, seems a vanity almost out of date, and superannu* That the world may last but 6000 year§. f Hector'i fame lasting above two lives of Methuselah,...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...Elias,* and Charles the Fifth can never expect to live within two Methuselahs of Hector. t And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories...date, and superannuated piece of folly. We cannot hope * That the world may last but six thousand years, t Hector's fame lasting above two lives of Methuselah,...
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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1831 - 304 Seiten
...Elias,* and Charles the Fifth can never expect to live within two Methuselahs of Hector. t And therefore restless inquietude for the diuturnity of our memories...date, and superannuated piece of folly. We cannot hope * That the world may last but six thousand years, t Hector's fame lasting above two lives of Methuselah,...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Band 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...plum trees in blossom ; the white thorn in leaf, the lilac tree. — Bacon. We cannot hope to live ?o long in our names, as some have done in their persons; one face of Janns holds no proportion unto the other. — Sir Thomas Jirmtme. Time ntver bears snch moments on...
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The Last Man, Band 2

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1833
...state of agitation and disturbance. " It is too late to hf ambitious," says Sir Thomas Browne. • " We cannot hope to live so long in our names as some...their persons ; one face of Janus holds no proportion to the other." Upon this text many fanatics arose, who prophesied that the end of time was come. The...
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Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of Cyrus. Hydriotaphia ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...years. § Hector's fame lasting above two lives of Methuselah, before lhat famous prince was extant. out of date, and superannuated piece of folly. We...face of Janus holds no proportion unto the other. 'T is too late to be ambitious. The great mutations of the world are acted, or time may be too short...
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