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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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 16

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1844
...CHAPLAIN: OR, A DARK PAGE FHOM LIFE'S VOLUME. CHAPTER XI. IIJ. THE ROYAL FAVOURITE AND HER VICTIM. There is the moral of all human tales ; *Tis but the...glory — when that fails Wealth, vice, corruption. BYRON. IT would be difficult to over-estimate the influence of personal appearance. The masses rarely...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volumes 15-16

1858
...repose ? Must it be with this as it has been with all former civilizations ? Shall its history " Be but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom...that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at lost?" We propose to state some of the considerations which have conducted us to the belief that these...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 16

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1844
...CHAPTER XLIII. THE ROYAL FAVOURITE AND HER VICTIM. There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis hut the same rehearsal of the past, First freedom, and...glory — when that fails Wealth, vice, corruption. BYHON. IT would be difficult to over-estimate the influence of personal appearance. The masses rarely...
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Permanent Documents of the Society for the Promotion of Collegiate ..., Volume 1

Society for the Promotion of Collegiate and Theological Education - 1844
...past, the great sepulchre of ages, he exclaims — There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis hut the same rehearsal of the past : First, freedom ;...glory ; when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, harharism at last. And shall this he our history? Barharism, if not our first danger, our last, the...
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Rome, Ancient and Modern: And Its Environs, Volume 4

Jeremiah Donovan - 1844
...magnificence and luxury, and like her gradually decline, abandoned to desertion , decay aod dilapidation; "First freedom, and then glory, — when that fails,..."Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last.'''' On the Palatine the kings of Rome, the heroes, the patriots, philosophers, orators and statesmenof...
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A Description of the Colosseum: As Re-opened in M.DCCC.XLV. Under the ...

1845 - 24 pages
...can : for all that learning reap'd From her research, hath been, that these are walls — * * * * * * There is the moral of all human tales — 'Tis but...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last; And history, with all her volume vast, Hath but one page — 'tis better written here!" CHILDE HABOLD'S...
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Letters from Italy

Joel Tyler Headley - 1845 - 224 pages
...glorious than either. Ruins are piled on ruins till history seems but a record of overthrows. " Such 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. Affectionately yours. 10 LETTER XXVI. Chanting...
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The Philosophy of Evil: Showing Its Uses and Its Unavoidable Necessity; by a ...

Joseph S. Silver - 1845 - 183 pages
...discovered. THE MORAL WORLD REVOLVES LIKE THE PHYSICAL GLOBE. " What is the moral of all human tales ? 'T is but the same rehearsal of the past — First freedom and then glory. When that fails ; Wealth, vicej corruption!" Nothing is more obvious than the necessity for active motion in the moral world,...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Ed ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846
...Behold the Imperial Mount! Χ is thus the mighty CVI1I. There is the moral of all human tales; (2) '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, — Χ is better written here, Where gorgeous...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Including the Suppressed Poems: Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 764 pages
...Imperial Mount ! Χ is thus the mighty falls. *' ΡΣΨ. There is the moral of all human tales ; ** 'T is ay — Before the eastern flame Rose crimson, and deposed the stars, And history, with all her volumes vaut, Hath but one page, — Χ is better written here, Where gorgeous...
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