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" Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known account of time... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Página 112
1830
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The Retrospective Review, Volumen1

1820
...glimpse into the night of forgotten things, — a halflifting of the veil of oblivion, — does he ask, " who knows whether the best of men be known? or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time ?" Having, with further richness of illustration, and quaint philosophy, shewn the uncertainty of all...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

1831
...our good names, since bad have equal durations ; and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon. Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time ? Without the favor of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and...
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Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts: And Journal of Literature and ..., Volumen4

1832
...of time, and oblivion shareth with memory a great portion even of our living beings. Who can tell if the best of men be known ? or whether there be not...more remarkable persons forgot than any that stand recorded in the known account of time?" These are startling suggestions, and may lead our thoughts...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...our good names, since bad have equal durations, and Thersites is like to live as long as AgamemnonA Who knows whether the best of men be known, or whether...that stand remembered in the known account of time ? Without the favour of the everlasting register, the first man had been as unknown as the last, and...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volumen3

Englishmen - 1837
...scarce stands one moment. Darkness and light divide the course of time, and oblivion shares with many a great part even of our living beings. Who knows...sufficiency of Christian immortality frustrates all earihly glory ; and the quality of either state, after death, makes a folly of posthumous memory."...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volumen11

1838
...had not rather, have been the good thief, th'an Pilate ? Who knows whether the best of men be known 1 Or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known accompt of time V These be puzzling queries. IN our own country, methinks I can depaint the means and...
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Cemetery interment

George Collison (solicitor.) - 1840
...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or, whether...stand remembered in the known account of time ? The first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen38

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1840
...glimpse into the night of forgotten things—a half lifting of the veil of oblivion—does he ask, "who knows whether the best of men be known * or whether...persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in ihe known account of time Î" Having, with farther richness of illustration, and quaint philosophy,...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1841 - 266 páginas
...and Thersites is like to live as long as Agamemnon, without the favour of the everlasting register. Who knows whether the best of men be known ? or, whether...stand remembered in the known account of time ? The first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's long life had been his only chronicle....
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Sir Edward Lytton, Volumen2

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1841
...passage will furnish an adequate and sufficient specimen: "Who knows whether the best of VOL. n. — 4 men be known, or whether there be not more remarkable...that stand remembered in the known account of time? Without the favour of the everlasting register the first man had been as unknown as the last, and Methuselah's...
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