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" We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power, or of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years or more, without the loss of a syllable or letter ; during which... "
Notes and Lectures Upon Shakespeare and Some of the Old Poets and Dramatists ... - Seite 41
von Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1849
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science: Volume 2 - AsSociation ...

Allen Kent, Harold Lancour - 1969 - 720 Seiten
...commentary of its own. Milton's "a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit," Bacon's "monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power or of the hands," Richard de Bury's panegyric of them as "wells of living waters, delightful ears of corn, combs of honey,...
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The Ohio State University Monthly, Band 13

Ohio State University. Alumni Association - 1921
...they might, in fact, render the service of precedent for other alumni and friends of the school. "We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...durable than the monuments of power or of the hands," said Bacon, speaking of books, and by inference, the gift of them. TRAUTMAN "Red" Trautman, '14, RESIGNS...
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The Anthropological Turn in Literary Studies

Jürgen Schlaeger - 1996 - 299 Seiten
...the fundamental universal human aspiration, he observes, still in the vein of the well-known topos, how far the monuments of wit and learning are more...palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed and demolished?8 The verses of Homer survived for twenty-five hundred years not because they were continually...
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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - 1999 - 286 Seiten
...years later he enlarged upon this thought in the following passage of The Advancement of Learning. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...durable than the monuments of power or of the hands. . . . The images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from the wrongs of time and...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - 1999 - 320 Seiten
...desire of memory, fame, and celebration; and in effect, the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years; for the originals cannot last...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...desire of memory, fame, and celebration, and in effect the strength of all other human desires., ' We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ;. no, nor of the kings or great personages of much later years • for the originals -can not...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 Seiten
...desire of memory, fame, and celebration; and in effect, the strength of all other human desires. We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...the loss of a syllable or letter; during which time infinite0 palaces, temples, castles, cities, have been decayed0 and demolished? It is not possible...
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Living Forms: Romantics and the Monumental Figure

Bruce Haley - 2003 - 307 Seiten
...had declared that works of the past "generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others." We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning...the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, and Caesar; no, nor of the kings or great personages of later years; for the originals cannot last,...
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The Beginning of All Wisdom: Timeless Advice from the Ancient Greeks

Steven Stavropoulos - 2008 - 224 Seiten
...shone—nor Phidias, nor the Parthenon. —Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers We see then how far the monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power of the hands. For have not the verses of Homer continued twenty-five hundred years, or more, without...
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Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -, Band 1

Miriam Drake - 2003 - 800 Seiten
...commentary of its own. Milton's "a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit," Bacon's "monuments of wit and learning are more durable than the monuments of power or of the hands," Richard de Bury's panegyric of them as "wells of living waters, delightful ears of corn, combs of honey,...
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