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" There is the moral of all human tales ; « 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom, and then Glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page... "
Angel in the Sun: Turner's Vision of History - Page 40
by Gerald Finley - 1999 - 280 pages
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The Works of Lord Byron: Including the Suppressed Poems. Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1828 - 718 pages
...Imperial Mount! × is thus the mighty falls.5' CVIII. There is the moral of all human tales ;5ä Ò is but the same rehearsal of the past, First freedom,...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last. And history, witli all her volumes vast. Hath but one page, — i is belter written here, Where gorgeous...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt. Campe's ed

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1831
...the might! falls, ei) CvIII. There is the moral of all hnman tales; ',; j Ts bnt the same rchearsal of the past, First Freedom , and then Glory — when that fails Wealth, vice, corrnption, — harharism at last. And history, with all her volnmes vast, Hath bnt one page, — 'tis...
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The speeches in both houses of parliament, on the question of reform in the ...

Parliament proc, Will. iv - 1832
...him, thought differently from the learned lord about the origin of. liberal government ; he cried — There is the moral of all human tales ; Tis but the...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last. I must apologize for having so long occupied the attention of the House ; but before I conclude, I...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832
...Imperial Mount ! 't is thus the mighty falls.*' CVIII. There is the moral of all human tales ;:' ' 'T is but the same rehearsal of the past ; First freedom,...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last. And history, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 't is better written here, Where gorgeous...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems, and Others ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...Historical Illustrations, page 206. Note 52. Stanza cviii. There la the moral of all human Kile . ; 'T is but the same rehearsal of the past. First freedom, and then glory, &c. The author of the Life of Cicero, speaking of the opinion entertained of Britain by that orator,...
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The North American Review, Volume 37

1833
...but these shall be Her resurrection ; all beside decay. There is the moral of all human tales; 'T is but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom,...fails, Wealth, Vice, Corruption, Barbarism at last: And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 't is better written h«re. 'This moral...
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Descriptive Catalogue of a Cabinet of Roman Imperial Large-brass Medals

William Henry Smyth - 1834 - 352 pages
...rest on a suppedaneum. The Eternity of the Empire, like that of all other earthly things, has passed : "There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last." CCCCXXVII. Obverse. IMP. CAES. M. ANT. GORDIANVS AFR. AVG. (Imperator Ca-sar Marcus Antonius Gordianus...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States: With an ...

United States. Congress - 1855
...view of the glorious decay and splendid ruins of Rome. " There is the moral of all human tales, 'TU but the same rehearsal of the past ; First freedom, and then glory — when that faits, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at tast." We had enjoyed the blessings of freedom. We...
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The Frogs and Their King: Or, the People and Their Rulers; a Moral Analysis ...

Ignotus Coaxus (pseud.) - 1835 - 199 pages
...a tale, to which their dust is the moral, " Behold the imperial mount! tis thus the mighty falls." There is the moral of all human tales, 'Tis but the...same rehearsal of the past, First freedom, and then glory—when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption,—harbarism at last. Such, it is but too true, has...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...Imperial Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. (') CVIII. There is the moral of all human tales ; (2) 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom...fails. Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous...
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