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" To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate ? But the "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 677
1927
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English prose literature - 1909 - 570 pages
...noble acts, which are the balsam of our memories, the "entelechia" * and soul of our subsistences? Yet to be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous...rather have been the good thief than Pilate? But the iniquity * of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English prose literature - 1909 - 574 pages
...noble acts, which are the balsam of our memories, the "entelechia" * and soul of our subsistences? Yet to be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous...rather have been the good thief than Pilate ? But the iniquity ' of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction...
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The Antiquary, Volume 47

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Antiquities - 1911 - 502 pages
...cliffe's translation, will be drawn. A catalogue the best songs not sung, the greatest heroes 1 unknown. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Herodias with one ; and who would not rather have been the good thief than Pilate on his throne? It is a comfort to remind ourselves,...
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A History of English Prose Rhythm

George Saintsbury - English language - 1912 - 518 pages
...acts, I which are the balsam | of our memories, | the Entelechia | and soul | of our [ subsistences. | To be nameless | in worthy | deeds | exceeds | an...have been [ the good thief, | than Pilate ? But the iniquity | of oblivion | blindly | scattereth | her poppy, | and deals | with the memory | of men |...
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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne v. 3, Volume 3

Sir Thomas Browne - 1912 - 630 pages
...are the balsame c '┐ of our memories, the Entelechýa and soul of our subsistences. To be namelesse in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name, then Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good theef, then Pilate ? But the iniquity...
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The Works of Francis Thompson ..., Volume 3

Francis Thompson - Christian poetry - 1913 - 330 pages
...forty years. Generations pass while some trees stand, and old families last not three oaks. Or again: To be nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an infamous...more happily without a name than Herodias with one. This style is a far better foundation for a general style than the ponderous structure which Johnson...
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The Works of Francis Thompson ..., Volume 3

Francis Thompson - 1913 - 330 pages
...forty years. Generations pass while some trees stand, and old families last not three oaks. Or again : To be nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an infamous...more happily without a name than Herodias with one. This style is a far better foundation for a general style than the ponderous structure which Johnson...
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The Works of Francis Thompson ...

Francis Thompson - Christian poetry - 1913 - 340 pages
...forty years. Generations pass while some trees stand, and old families last not three oaks. Or again: To be nameless in worthy deeds, exceeds an infamous...more happily without a name than Herodias with one. This style is a far better foundation for a general style than the ponderous structure which Johnson...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 806 pages
...noble acts, which are the balsam of our memories, the "entelechia" 6 and soul of our subsistences? Yet promise iniquity 7 of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without distinction...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 944 pages
...and noble acts, which are the balsam of our memories, the entelechia and soul of our subsistences? with flocks, with fruits Pomona crowned, Here blushing...the joyful reaper's hand, 40 Rich industry sits s [170 But the iniquity of oblivion blindly scattereth her poppy, and deals with the memory of men without...
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