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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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Memoir of the late John Talwin Shewell, to which is appended Notes of his ...

John Talwin Shewell - 1870 - 453 pages
...Mount ! 'Tis thus the mighty falls. " There is the moral of all human tales, — ' Tis but the 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 : 'tis better written here, Where gorgeous...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar ..., Volume 11

Virginia State Bar Association - 1898
...unchecked majority, to go surely and speedily the way of the empires and the republics of the past. This is the moral of all human tales, "Tis but the same...fails Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last, And history, of all its volumes vast, Hath but one page. Certainly we must agree that the Supreme Court...
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That Noble Science of Politics: A Study in Nineteenth-Century Intellectual ...

Stefan Collini, Donald Winch, John Burrow - 1983 - 385 pages
...Byron, the most Augustan of nineteenth-century poets, put it neatly, as an established maxim or law: Tis but the same rehearsal of the past, First Freedom,...that fails Wealth, vice, corruption; - barbarism at last.12 It would be too much to claim that the classical 'cycle of corruption' was extinct in nineteenth-century...
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The Romantic Ideology: A Critical Investigation

Jerome John McGann, Jerome J. McGann - 1985 - 172 pages
...effort to break free of language altogether in order to achieve an unmediated set of responses: 108 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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The Lost Soul of American Politics: Virtue, Self-Interest, and the ...

John P. Diggins - 1986 - 409 pages
...liberating, who provided American liberalism its finest moment. From the Revolution to the Constitution There is the moral of all human tales; 'Tis but the...fails, Wealth, vice, corruption — barbarism at last. LORD BYRON, 1816 David Hume and the "Seamy Side of Human Affairs" During the Civil War Lincoln called...
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Byron's Politics

Malcolm Miles Kelsall - 1987 - 211 pages
...example. The fourth canto of Childe Harold provides an appropriate and traditional gloss: -108There 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 . . . Byron supported his moralisation with...
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Regionalism and Nationalism in the United States: The Attack on Leviathan

Donald Davidson - 368 pages
...history of the Mediterranean civilizations as a series of cycles that always followed the same course: First freedom, and then glory, when that fails, Wealth, vice, corruption, barbarism at last. And Shelley, meditating upon the Platonic cycle, shuddered before the awful prospect of wars and decadence...
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Greatness: Who Makes History and why

Dean Keith Simonton - 1994 - 502 pages
...maturity, decay, and death. The finest thumbnail sketch of this position was penned by Lord Byron: There is the moral of all human tales; Tis but the...Wealth — Vice — Corruption, — Barbarism at last: — And History, with all her volumes vast, Hath but one page. For the sake of argument, let's assume...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With an Introduction and Bibliography

George Gordon Byron - 1994 - 860 pages
...the Imperial Mount! 'tis thus the mighty falls. ΡΣΨ. There is the 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 bnt one page,— 'tis better written here Where gorgeous...
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Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the ...

Gail Bederman - 2008 - 322 pages
...rather than natural causes." And she quoted Byron's assertion that there is only one tale to History: "First Freedom, and then Glory; when that fails, Wealth, Vice, Corruption — barbarism at last."61 Now, as we have seen in our discussion of Hall, Gilman was not alone in warning of the dangers...
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