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" Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. "
Our Best Moods: Soliloquies and Other Discourses - Page 45
by David Gregg - 1893 - 362 pages
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...Cato's* Soliloquy' on the Immortality of the Soul. — TRAGEDY OF CATO. 1. It must be so — Plato, f thou reasonest well ! Else, whence this pleasing hope,...after immortality ? Or, whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought ? Why shrinks the soul Back- on herself, and startles at...
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The moral and intellectual school book

William Martin - Readers - 18?? - 348 pages
...Shakspeare. LESSON II. CATO ON THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL. It must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well ! Else, whence this pleasing hope, this fond...after immortality ? Or, whence this secret dread, and inward horror. Of falling into nought ? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction...
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Rhetorical Dialogues: Or, Dramatic Selections for the Use of Schools ...

Dialogues - 1839 - 514 pages
...Portius— IToufcnoto, WU tatjer ife tjanifsofies sou. Scene.—A Chamber. Cato. It must be "so—Plato, thou reasonest well— Else whence this pleasing hope,...longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, this inward horror, Of falling into nought! Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction...
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Fly

1839
...passage — " Hull, wedded love 1 mysterious law," &c. She then soliloquises.] It must be so ! Milton thou reasonest well : Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire ? This longing after matrimony ? Or whence this secret dread, this inward horror Of dying unespoused ? why shrinks the heart...
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The philosophy of a future state

Thomas Dick - 1840
...actions the most beneficent, and heroic, on what principle is it to be accounted for? " Whence springs this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality? Or, whence this secret dread, and inward horror Of falling into nought? — Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - Elocution - 1841 - 364 pages
...with Plato's book on the Immortality of the Soul in his hand ; and a drawn sword on the table by him. It must' be so — | Plato, thou reasonest well !...pleasing hope', | this fond desire', | This longing after immortaHty 1 \ Or whence this secret dread, \ and inward horror, | Of falling into nought ? | why shrinks...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1877
...expressed this view of the origin of the conviction : — " It must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread and inward horror Of falling into nought ? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

Methodist Church - 1846
...given us this ambition to live is itself a sure and certain pledge of an endless state of being. " Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire,...longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror Of falling into naught? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction...
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The Desire of Reputation: An Address, Before the Phoenix and Union Societies ...

Albert Barnes - Honor - 1841 - 36 pages
...enveloped him, and which has been put in the mouth of every school-boy, in the language of Addison. "—— Whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into naught? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction?...
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The Familiar Astrologer: and Easy Guide to Fate, Destiny, and Foreknowledge

Raphael - 1841 - 716 pages
...admired lines* which he puts into the mouth of Cato . — " It must be so — Plato, thou reason's! well ! Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality I Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into naught ? Why shrinks the soul Back...
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