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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 Stock Market Barometer: A Study of Its Forecast Value Based on Charles H ...

W. P. Hamilton - 2006 - 376 pages
...justice, should be read from the preceding apostrophe to Metelia's 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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Ronald Reagan: Fate, Freedom, and the Making of History

John P. Diggins - 2007 - 493 pages
...of this Central American country represents an ironic reversal of a passage in one of Byron's poems: There is the moral of all human tales; Tis but the...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last. The poem reflects the dilemma of Western liberalism, whether in old England, France, or colonial America....
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Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

Cullen Murphy - 2007 - 262 pages
...empires. Byron's Childe Harold, contemplating the city's ruins, captured a famous version of this outlook: There is the moral of all human tales; 'Tis but the...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption barbarism at last. But press it too far, or invoke it too literally, and the Romeand-America analogy breaks down in strategic...
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Gigantic Book of Teacher's Wisdom

Erin Gruwell - 2007 - 788 pages
...level of awareness, understanding, and kinship with all living things. ANONYMOUS There is there moral of all human tales 'Tis but the same rehearsal...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption barbarism at last. LORD BYRON, FROM HIS BOOK CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGE (1812-1818) Present-day tyranny differs from...
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