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" IT must be so Plato, thou reason'st well ! Else 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... "
HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS - Page 382
by KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - 1791
...by him. IT must be so Plato, thou reason'st well £lse whence this pleasing hope, this fo.id desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence...destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis Heav'n itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 3

John Bell - 1797
...CATO solus, sitting in a thoughtful posture : in his hand Plato's booh on the Immortality of the Soul. This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret...destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis Heav'n itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, this inward horror Of falling into nought? Why shrinks...points out an hereafter. And intimates eternity to man. Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought! Through what variety of untry'd being,' Through what new...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 15

British essayists - 1802
...Or whence this seciet dread, and inward horror, Of falling into noight? Why shrinks the soul B ick on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity '. thou pleasing, dreadful thought ! ' Through what variety of untry'd being, Thro' what new...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nor-ght; Why shrinks the soul B ick on herself, and startles at destruction ? Tis the...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought! ' Through what variety of untry' d !): ing, Thro' what...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

1803
...hxc vetant mori. ACT V. SCENE I. CATO alone, &c. IT must be so Plato, thou reasonest well Else why this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing...destruction ! 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis Heav'n itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The British drama, Volume 1

British drama - 1804
...Plato'tbook on the Immortality of the Soul. A drawn word on the table by him. IT must be so Plato, thon reasonest well. Else whence this pleasing hope, this...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought ! Through what variety of untried heinc, Through what new...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1804
...Immortality of the Soul. A drawn sword on the table by him. J_T must be so Plato, thou reason'st well ! -^ Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond...destruction? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; "Pis heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man, Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...in her praise ! CATO. CHAP. VIIL Cato's Soliloquy. JUT must be so Plato thou reason'st wellElse whence this pleasing hope , this fond desire , This...destruction ? 'Tis the Divinity that stirs within us ; Tis Heav'n itself that points out an hereafter , And intimates eternity to man. Eternity! thou pleasing...
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The British Drama: Tragedies. 2 v

1804
...well. Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or wheuce this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought ! Through what variety of untried being, Through what new...
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