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" Hugo says: we are all under sentence of death, but with a sort of indefinite reprieve — les hommes sont tous condamnes a mart avec des sursis indefinis: we have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Some spend this interval in listlessness,... "
Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians - Hopkins, Pater and Wilde - Page 227
by Michael Matthew Kaylor - 2006 - 457 pages
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The Eagle, Volume 18

1895
...short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening. " We are all condamnes, as Victor Hugo says : we have an interval, and then our place knows us no...in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is in expending that interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 114

1873
...all condonmgn, as Victor Hugo savs: Les hommes sont tma condanmi's il morte avcc den sum* indtJtnis : we have an interval, and then our place knows us no...in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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Old and New, Volume 7

Edward Everett Hale - Liberalism (Religion) - 1873
...see and touch, we shall hardly have time to make theories about the things we see and touch. . . . " We have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Some spend this interval in listlessnass, some in high Musical Review. passions, the wisest in art and song ; for onr one chance...
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Time, Volume 1

Edmund Yates - English literature - 1879
...condamnes, as Victor Hugo says : Les homines sont tous condamnes a mort avec des sursis indefinis — we have an interval, and then our place knows us no...listlessness ; some in high passions ; the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 3

1879
...pleasurable sensations, each of a more or less peculiar and unique kind.' We have a short time to livo, ' and then our place knows us no more. Some spend this...in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chamv is in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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The origin of evil and other sermons [by A.W. Momerie]. By A.W. Momerie

Alfred Williams Momerie - 1881 - 331 pages
...only. A counted number of pulses is given to us of a variegated life. We are all condemned to die. We have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Our one chance is in getting into this interval as many pulsations as possible. Some spend it in listlessness,...
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The Basis of Religion: Being an Examination of "natural Religion"

Alfred Williams Momerie - Natural theology - 1883 - 57 pages
...moment only. A counted number of pulses is given us of a variegated life. We are all condemned to die. We have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Some spend it in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. Our one chance is in getting...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 42; Volume 105

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1885
...condamne"s, as Victor Hugo says : ' ' Lcs hommes sont tous condamne's a mart avec des sursis inddfinis." We have an interval* and then our place knows us no...in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. For our one chance is in expanding that interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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The Origin of Evil: And Other Sermons Preached in St. Peter's, Cranley Gardens

Alfred Williams Momerie - Good and evil - 1885 - 330 pages
...only. A counted number of pulses is given to us of a variegated life. We are all condemned to die. We have an interval, and then our place knows us no more. Our one chance is in getting into this interval as many pulsations as possible. Some spend it in listlessness,...
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Queries: Devoted to Literature, Art, Science, Education, Volume 1

1885
...we are all condtiinnes, as Victor Hugo somewhere says: We have an interval and then we cease to be. Some spend this interval in listlessness, some in high passions, the wisest in art and song. Our one chance is in expanding that one interval, in getting as many pulsations as...
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