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" His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. "
Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of Senior and ... - Sivu 333
tekijä(t) John Quincy Adams - 1810
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The Western Monthly Review, Nide 3

Timothy Flint - 1830
...in a compass, so restricted as ours, any other reflection upon this extraordinary man, ' Who loft a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.' Ample documents, besides, are not wanting for those readers, whose curiosity will not be satisfied...

The Friend of Peace, Nide 4

Noah Worcester - 1827
...saw the danger of her son, and threw a tile on the head of Pyrrhus, which ended his life. " He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale." Johnson. ANECDOTE OF GOVERNOR PENN. IN 1699, Governor Penn, when in Pennsylvania, was informed...

The Medico-chirurgical Review, Nide 14

James Johnson - 1829
...prematurement. assassine par I'Oligar-'hie Af.-.laiaeet son Bicaire," Teitament de JVttp olton. And left* name, at which the world grew pale* To point a moral or adoi n a'ale Jofimon. NAPOLEON at Si. HELENA, 1829"! 15e not alarmed, gentle reader, with the idea...

An Illustration of the Principles of Elocution ...

William Brittingham Lacey - 1828 - 300 sivua
...him to the ground ? His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale. To point a moral, or adorn a tale. Extract from Mr. ELLIOTT'S Address before the Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina....

The history of Thucydides, newly tr. and illustr. with annotations ..., Nide 2

Thucydides - 1829
...mentioned : — " His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and n dubious hand ; He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale." By whom the fatal blow was given was not perceived ; though the hand by which Cleon fell was known by...

The History of Thucydides, Nide 2

Thucydides - 1829 - 563 sivua
...mentioned : — " His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale." By it'fwm the fatal blow was given was not perceived ; though the hand by which Cleon fell was known by...

Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...certainly rich and merits detailed analysis. The final couplet, for instance, is justly celebrated: "He left the Name, at which the World grew pale. / To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale" (VHW 221-22). This coda contains two seemingly contradictory notions. On the one hand, the story...
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Edward Everett: Unionist Orator

Ronald Forrest Reid - 1990 - 286 sivua
...this colossal power. Charles the Twelfth of Sweden met the youthful giant in deadly conflict, "But left the name at which the world grew pale To point a moral and adorn a tale." Of equal note, as we cast our eyes along the map, are Frederick the Great, sovereign...
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Robert Burns: The Critical Heritage

Donald A. Low - 1995 - 447 sivua
...conservative in its moral and religious outlook. Burns, like 'Swedish Charles' in that poem, had . . . left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. It was impossible for Scott to overlook the grim lesson which, he felt, was to be learned from...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 sivua
...that once extended over thousands of miles and men now requires the space of a grave. He leaves only "the Name, at which the World grew pale, /To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale" (111-11). The once terrible warrior now is contained in a homily. Johnson's ultimate target and...
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