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" Thus the ideas, as well as children, of our youth often die before us : and our minds represent to us those tombs to which we are approaching ; where though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders... "
A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 65
by Samuel Phillips Newman - 1829 - 252 pages
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 3

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan - Natural theology - 1794
...and our minds represent to us those tombs to which we are approaching ; where, though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. In some, says he, the mind retains the characters drawn on it, like marble ; in others,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...and our minds represent to us those tombs, to which we are approaching ; where though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are litid m fading colours, and, if not sometimes refreshed,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...where, though the * Locke's Works, vol. ip 129, Book 3d. Chapter 23d. folio edition of 1714. brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours; and if not sometimes refreshed,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - Tatler (London, England : 1709) - 1805
...where, though the * Locke's Works, vol. ip 129, Book 2d. Chapter 23d. folio edition of 1 7 H. brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours; and if not sometimes refreshed,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...and our minds, represent to us those tornbs, to which we are approaching ; where though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours, and, if not sometimes refreshed,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...far. " Our minds represent to us those tombs to which we are approaching ; where, though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. How much the constitution of our bodies are concerned in this, and whether the temper...
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An analytical abridgment of Locke's Essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1808 - 307 pages
...and our minds represent to us those tombs, to which we are approaching ; where, though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours, and if not sometimes refreshed,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 2

John Quincy Adams - Oratory - 1810
...and our minds represent to us those tombs, to which we are approaching; where, though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colors ; and, if not sometimes refreshed,...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1811 - 580 pages
...our " minds represent to us those tombs to which we are ap" preaching; where, though the brass and marble remain, " yet the inscriptions are effaced by time and the imagery " moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are " laid in Jading colours, and if not sometimes...
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 645 pages
...before us : and our minds represent those tombs, to which we are approaching; where though the brass and marble remain, yet the inscriptions are effaced by time, and the imagery moulders away. The pictures drawn in our minds are laid in fading colours, and if not sometimes refreshed,...
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