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" I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 138
1821
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Untrodden English Ways

Henry Charles Shelley - Great Britain - 1908 - 341 pages
...observed that visitors to Westminster Abbey remained longest amid the memorials in Poets' Corner. " They linger about these as about the tombs of friends...something of companionship between the author and reader. Other men are known to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing...
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Untrodden English Ways

Henry Charles Shelley - Great Britain - 1908 - 341 pages
...tombs of friends and companions ; for indeed there is something of companionship between the author and reader. Other men are known to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new, active,...
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Practical Lessons in English Grammar and Composition

Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida Catherine Bender - English language - 1911 - 376 pages
...of these memorials, I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. Other men are known to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure, but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new, active,...
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Descriptive Writing

Evelyn May Albright - Description (Rhetoric) - 1911 - 275 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that old curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active,...
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Irvings̓ Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1911 - 417 pages
...abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold 20 curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...between the author and the reader. Other men are known 25 to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure...
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The British Museum: Its History and Treasures; a View of the Origins of that ...

Henry Charles Shelley - Museums - 1911 - 355 pages
...cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs...through the medium of history, which' is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active,...
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The British Museum: Its History and Treasures; a View of the Origins of that ...

Henry Charles Shelley - Museums - 1911 - 355 pages
...remained longest in their vicinity. " A kinder and tender feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions; for indeed there is something...
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Physician and Surgeon, Volume 33

1911
...that longs after the accomplishment of the dream of unnumbered centuries — the brotherhood of man. Other men are known to posterity only through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active...
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Seeing Europe with Famous Authors, Volume 1

Francis Whiting Halsey - Europe - 1914
...on the *From "The Sketch Book." Published by a P. Putnam's Sons. splendid monuments of Hm great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and bis fellow men is ever new, active...
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History, Tales, and Sketches

Washington Irving - Literary Collections - 1983 - 1126 pages
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new, active...
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