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" The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye on; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation. "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 70
by George Willis - 1856
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Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes

sir Thomas Browne - 1754
...would found to common ears like a fable ; for the world, I count it not an inn, but an hofpital ; and a place not to live, but to die in. The world that I regard is myfelf ; it is the mic'rocofm of mine own frame, that I caft mine eye on ; for the other, I ufe it...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...would s,ound to common ears like a fable. For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital ; and a place not to live, but to die in. The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosme of mine own frame, that I cast mine eye on : for the other, I use it but like my globe,...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...ears like a fable. For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital ; and a place not to Hve, but to die in. The world ' / that I regard is myself; it is the microcosme 6f mine own frame, that 1 cast mine eye on : for the other, I use it but like my globe,...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 150 pages
...would sound to common ears like a fable : for the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital ; and a place not to live, but to die in. The world that...; it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast mine eye on ; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round sometimes for my recreation....
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne

English literature - 1831
...would sound to common ears like a fable. For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital, and a place, not to live but to die in. The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of mine own frame, that I cast mine eye on ; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round...
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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 304 pages
...would sound to common ears like a fable. For the world, I count it not an inn, but an hospital, and a place, not to live but to die in. The world that I regard is myself; it is the microcosm of mine own frame, that I cast mine eye on ; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 59

English literature - 1834
...following : — ' For ' the world, I count it not as an inn, but a hospital ; and a place ' not to live but die in. The world that I regard is myself. It ' is the microcosm of mine own frame that I cast mine eye on ; ' for the other, I use it, but like my globe, and turn it...
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Religio medici. Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 1-4

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835
...that he was egotistical is merely to say that he was writing about himself: to use his own words, " The world that I regard is myself: it is the microcosm of my own frame that I cast my eye on." But this egotism, to conclude with the remarks of one of his most brilliant admirers, "is always the...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Including His Life and Correspondence, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Browne (médecin) - 1835
...that he was egotistical is merely to say that he was writing about himself: to use his own words, " The world that I regard is myself: it is the microcosm of rny own frame that I cast my eye on." But this egotism, to conclude with the remarks of one of his...
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The Tin Trumpet, Or Heads and Tales, for the Wise and Waggish: To ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1836
...the following passage from Milton:— " For the world, I count it not as an inn but a hospital; and a place not to live but to die in. The world that I regard is myself. It is mine own frame that I cast mine eye on; for the other, I use it but like my globe, and turn it round...
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