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" When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index - Página 29
por Spectator The - 1811
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

Youth's instructor - 1822 - 488 páginas
...your study is by far the greatest. London, 1821. . Q. MR^ADDISON'S REFLECTIONS IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. "WHEN I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...of envy dies in me; when I read the epitaphs of the bt.autiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 788 páginas
...nature in her deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When [ look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me • when I read the epitaphs of...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volúmenes5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823 - 632 páginas
...nature, in her deep and solemn scenes with the same pleasure as in hei most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects,...others consider with terror. When I look upon the tombs oi the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate...
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The bagman's bioscope

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - 1824 - 392 páginas
...REFLECTIONS. " When I look (says Addison) upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me. When I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion. When I see the tombs of parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow....
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Instructive Rambles in London and the Adjacent Villages: Designed to Amuse ...

Elizabeth Helme - 1825 - 314 páginas
...Addison made in this same spot. * When I look back,' said he, ' on the tombs of the great, every emotion dies in me : when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out : when I meet 1 with the grief of parents on a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion : when I see the tomb of...
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An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, in the Isle ...

William Watson (F.A.S.) - 1827 - 796 páginas
...obliterated to be deciphered. A quotation from Addison may serve as a proper conclusion of this article : " When I look upon the tombs " of the great, every emotion...desire goes out ; when I meet with the grief of parents " on a tomb stone, my heart melts with compassion ; " when I see the tombs of parents themselves, I...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

General reader - 1827 - 246 páginas
...obedience to him, and of our fitness to be made members of his kingdom. Dr. Samuel Clarke's Sermons. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when 1 read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief...
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An Entire New and Improved Edition of Moral and Interesting Epitaphs: And ...

William Henney - 1830 - 68 páginas
...subject, that the Editor trusts his Readers will be pleased at their introduction in this Advertisement. " When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tombs of parents themselves, I see the vanity of grieving for those whom they must quickly follow;...
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The Isle of Wight Tourist, and Companion at Cowes

Philo Vectis - 1830 - 146 páginas
...since quitted this changing scene. Some interesting inscriptions invite the reader's sympathy, but "when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tomb-stone, my heart melts with compassion; when I seethe tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly...
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Manuscript memorials

Manuscript memorials - 1831 - 238 páginas
...by a celebrated author, in a survey of the tombs in Westminster Abbey:— " When I look," says he, " upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy...tombstone, my heart melts with compassion; when I see the tombs of the parents, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow; when...
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