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" He has visited all Europe,— not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art; not to collect medals, or... "
The Christian miscellany, and family visiter - Page 155
1848
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Letters to Young and Old

Maria Theresa Villiers Earle - 1906 - 384 lehte
...have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of...medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and...
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Americans of 1776

James Schouler - 1906 - 317 lehte
...survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, . . . not to collect medals or to collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of...plunge into the infection of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt,...
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Bristol and Its Famous Associations

Stanley Peerman Hutton - 1907 - 406 lehte
...noble eulogy : " He visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, nor the stateliest of temples, not to make accurate measurements of the...remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art ; not to collect medals, nor to collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, 2. köide

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...Howard the philanH thropist, which has been so often quoted: "He has visited all Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of...dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend...
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John Howard and the Prison-world of Europe: From Original and Authentic ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1918 - 401 lehte
...manners, to survey the ruins of ancient cities, and gratify a classic taste ; but Howard went forth " to dive into the depths of dungeons,, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt...
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The Quiver. Vol.1-6, new ser., vol.1,2, toned paper ser. vol.1-vol.70, no.8

1862
...foreign countries, not to survey the suinptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples, nor to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art, but to survey the mansions of sorrow ; to take the gauge and dimensions...
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The Star

...visited all the cities of Europe, nol for the purpose of surveying the sumptuousness ol palaces, for the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains ol ancient grandenr, or form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals or collate...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - 2000 - 525 lehte
...Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to take accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur,...plunge into the infection of hospitals; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the gage and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt;...
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John Haygarth, FRS (1740-1827): A Physician of the Enlightenment

Christopher Charles Booth - 2005 - 169 lehte
...concourse of people. As Edmund Burke had so cogently put it, in a much quoted phrase, he was ever ready "to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into the infection of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten, and to visit the forsaken."163 Nature,...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 600 lehte
...have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of...plunge into the infection of hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt,...
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