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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 Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...the Imperial Mount ! 't is thus the mighty falls. 3 CVIIL There is the moral of all human tales ; 4 1 , And History, with all her volumes vast. Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1848
...the party to which the right hon. Gentleman belonged : — " This is the moral of all earthly tale«, 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past ; First freedom,...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last ! And history, with all her volumes vast, llalli but one page." He entreated the House to remember...
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Memoranda of Springhead and Its Neighbourhood, During the Primeval Period

Alfred John Dunkin - 1848 - 154 pages
...Pronounce who 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 the same rehearsal of the past: First freedom—and then glory ; when that fails Wealth, vice, corruption—barbarism at last: And history,...
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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - 1848 - 224 pages
...ruins I'll history seems but a record of overthrows. " Such is the moral of all human tales. "1'is bat the same rehearsal of the past : First freedom, and then glory — when that failis Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last, And history with all her volumes vast," Hath but...
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Experiences of a Gaol Chaplain: Comprising Recollections of Ministerial ...

Erskine Neale - 1849 - 422 pages
...determinedly upheld — the existing Game Laws!" CHAPTER XIII. THE BOYAL FAVOURITE AND HER VICTIM. " 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."—BYRON. IT would he difficult to over-estimate...
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Life, Poetry, and Letters of Ebenezer Elliott, the Corn-law Rhymer: With an ...

John Watkins - 1850 - 273 pages
...power, and more than imitate the worldliness of the wealthy institution from which they seceded ? " There is the moral of all human tales, 'Tis but the...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last." With the " Eanter " appeared " Corn-law Rhymes ;" a strange, unpromising title, as if the poet had...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1851 - 287 pages
...antiquary. See "Historical Illustrations," p. 206. STANZA cvm. There is the moral of all human tales ; jTis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom, and then Glory, fyc The author of the Life of Cicero, speaking of the opinion entertained of Britain by that orator...
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The Works of Lord Byron: In Verse and Prose. Including His Letters, Journals ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1853 - 946 pages
...Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'IM thiu the mighty falls.61 crin. There i« the moral of all human tales ;K the closing year XJ.1II. Now Harold felt himself al...tongues a long adieu ; Now he adventured on a shore Anil History, with all her volume« vast, Hath but one page, — 'lis better written here, Where gorgeous...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1853 - 480 pages
...brightness in her eye she bore, when Rome was free. 5. There is a 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 Works of Lord Byron: Embracing His Suppressed Poems, and a Sketch of His ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1854 - 1071 pages
...— Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'tis thu« the mighty CVII1. There is the moral of all human tale« ; 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom, and then Glory — when that fail«, Wealth, vice, corruption, — barbarism at last. And History, with all h,fj yphinips vast....
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