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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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Selected Poems

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1996 - 830 pages
...Behold the Imperial Mount! 'tis thus the mighty falls.1 cvm There is the moral of all human tales; 965 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, 970 Where gorgeous...
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The Stock Market Barometer

William Peter Hamilton - 1998 - 368 pages
...justice, should be read from the preceding apostrophe to Metella's Tower. This was Byronis cycle : "Here is the moral of all human tales, 'Tis but the same...fails Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last, And history, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page." There seems to be a cycle of panics and...
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Social Mobility

Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin - 1998 - 559 pages
...and Good Fortune." The whole theory has been excellently summed up by the poet in the following way: "There is the moral of all human tales; 'Tis but the...glory when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, harbarism at last, And history with her volumes vast Hath but one page." MACHIAVgLLI, N., History of...
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The Book of Investing Wisdom: Classic Writings by Great Stock-Pickers and ...

Peter Krass - 1999 - 512 pages
...justice, should be read from the preceding apostrophe to Metellas Tower. This was Byron's cycle: Here is the moral of all human tales, 'Tis but the same...fails Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last, And history, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page. There seems to be a cycle of panics and...
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Byron and Romanticism

Jerome McGann, Lucy Sarah Roberts - 2002 - 311 pages
...my rude boat, where should I steer? There woos no home, no hope, nor life, save what is here . . . There is the moral of all human tales; 'Tis but the...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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Fatal Women of Romanticism

Adriana Craciun - 2002
...Armstrong, Victorian Poetry, 326. 5. Leighton, Victorian Women Poets, 61. 6. Landon also echoes Byron: "There is the moral of all human tales; / 'Tis but...fails, / Wealth, vice, corruption, - barbarism at last. / And history, with all her volumes vast, / Hath but one page" (Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, 1v. 108)....
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Irish Political Economy

Thomas A. Boylan, Tadhg Foley - 2003 - 1520 pages
...thought expressed in these despairing lines "There is the moral of all human tales, T is the same sad rehearsal of the past: First freedom, and then glory....fails, Wealth, vice, corruption barbarism at last; And history with all her volumes vast Hath but one page " And yet we profess ourselves entire disbelievers...
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Sociological Theory in the Classical Era: Text and Readings

Laura Desfor Edles, Scott Appelrouth - 2005 - 402 pages
...forces which have ultimately destroyed the nation. and left the long ascent to be begun again by others. There is the moral of all human tales; Tis but the...fails. Wealth. Vice. Corruption. barbarism at last. And History. with all her volumes vast. Hath but one page.' The path of history is strewn with fossils...
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The Cambridge Companion to Byron

Bone - 2004 - 305 pages
...my rude boat, where should I steer? There woos no home, no hope, nor life, save what is here . . . There is the moral of all human tales; Tis but the...Freedom, and then Glory - when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption-barbarism at last, And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, - 'tis better...
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Seekers After God

F. W. Farrar - 2005 - 360 pages
...were dead and gone ; they had been succeeded by prostration and superstition, by luxury and lust. " There is the moral of all human tales, 'Tis but the...rehearsal of the past, First freedom, and then glory l when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last ; And history, with all her volumes...
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