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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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Mercersburg Quarterly Review, Volume 8

1856
...add another proof to the gloomy reflection of the British poet : " There is the moral of all Iniman tales ; 'Tis but the same rehearsal of the past ; First freedom, and then glory — wheu that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last." Or arc these various signs of...
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Trade and Letters: Their Journeyings Round the World. Three Discources ...

William Anderson Scott - 1856 - 168 pages
...MORAL INFLUENCE OF THE COMMERCIAL SPIRIT OF THE AGE.* "Assyria, Greece, Rome, Carthago, what are they?" There is the moral of all human tales ; *Tis but the same jjehearsal of the past I First freedom and then glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption...
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - 1857
...reduce us forever to despotism. ••' There ii rti« moral of nil human mi's ; "J'ls but the s-.tme rehearsal of the past. First Freedom, and then Glory: when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption— barliansm at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one pagr." gKEBtt." APPENDIX TO...
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Bizarre: For Fireside and Wayside, Volume 2

1858
...description is as accurate, as the reflections he makes upon it, are just; though somewhat bitter, withal: 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; and that — But enough of this sad theme,...
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The Atlantis: a register of literature and science, Volumes 3-4

Dublin city, univ. coll - 1862
...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...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 827 pages
...hath been, that these are walls — Behold the Imperial Mount! 'tis thus the mighty falls. ' CVIII. Make a libation to the gods. Sar. And mine To make...amongst men. I 've not Forgot the custom ; and although And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page, — 'tis better written here Where gorgeous...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 329 pages
...hath been, that these are walls — Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. CVIII. 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 hut one page, — 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous...
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Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: A Romaunt

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1859 - 329 pages
...been, that these arc walls — Behold the Imperial Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. CVII. CVIII. There is the moral of all human tales ; 'Tis but the...Glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — ktrbarism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but tnn; page, — 'tis better...
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Pen and Pencil Sketches of a Holiday Scamper in Spain

A. C. Andros - 1860 - 163 pages
...once famous 112 CORDOVA. city, the second in Andalusia, is now but the wreck of its former self. " 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 mosque is a curious old pile ;...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1860
...Mount ! 'tis thus the mighty falls. (') CVIII. There is th« moral of all human tales ; (') 'Tis hut the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom and...Glory — when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, — harharism at last. And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath hut one page, — 'tis hetter written...
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