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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 London University Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1842
...given by Addison. The following is the well-known soliloquy which he puts into the mouth of Cato : " It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ; Else...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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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1843 - 300 pages
...gesture with the right arm, than to extend both. CATO'S SOLILOQUY ON THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL. 1. It must be so. — Plato, thou reasonest well ! Else...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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...will sufficiently elucidate the force and beauty of Emphasis. " 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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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors : to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1844 - 300 pages
...sufficiently elucidate the force and beauty of Emphasis. " It must be so — Plato thou reason's! wellElse whence 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 destruction...
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1844
...in the past, or yet to come. And yet the very idea of annihilation strikes the soul with horror. " Whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread and inward horror Of Tailing into nought? Why shrinks the soul Back on herielf, and startles at destruction?...
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The Human Voice

R. T. Trall - Medical - 1962 - 107 pages
...and Milton, with Johnson and Burke, with Howard and Willierforce. Du. WAYLANU. CATO'S SOLILOQUY. 1 It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ! Else,...whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This 16nging after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into naught (...
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The Dramatic Experience

John L. Styan, Lionel Casson - Drama - 1965 - 154 pages
...Immortality of the Soul. A drawn sword on the table by him.' It must be so — Plato, thou reason's! well ! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought? . . . In spite of the tempestuous idea, the sonorous regularity...
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Edward C. Little: Memorial Addresses Delivered in the House of ...

United States. 68th Cong., 2d sess., 1924-1925. House - 1925 - 84 pages
...But it is said that there is no life without death and that in nature death is the prophecy of life. Plato, thou reasonest well! Else whence this pleasing...this fond desire, • This longing after immortality? Bryant says of the migratory bird: There is a Power whose care Teaches thy way along that pathless...
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An Introductory Treatise on Elocution: With Principles and Illustration ...

Mark Bailey - Elocution - 1880 - 60 pages
...|| heard of|| more." | 1 || ' Grave ' example for very ' slow time ' and very ' long pauses.' 2. " It must || be so. || Plato, || thou reasonest well...after immortality? |||| Or whence | this secret dread | | | arid inward horror | | | Of falling into nought? |||| Why | shrinks the soul | Back | on herself,...
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901
...their bright faces again. "It must be so: Plato thon reasoneth well: Else whence this pleasiugjiope, this fond desire This longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, this inward horror Of sinking into naught? Why shriuks the soul back on itself. Aud startles at destruction?...
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