The Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos, Volume 2

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Macmillan and Company, 1876
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Page 421 - This great honour, this high and noble dignity, hath continued ever since in the remarkable surname of De Vere, by so many ages, descents, and generations, as no other kingdom can produce such a peer in one and the self-same name and title.
Page 421 - And yet Time hath his revolutions ; there must be a period and an end to all temporal things— -finis rerum, an end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene, and why not of De Vere ? For where is Bohun ? Where is Mowbray ? Where is Mortimer ? Nay, which is more and most of all, where is Plantagenet ? They are entombed in the urns and sepulchres of mortality. And yet let the name and dignity of De Vere stand so long as it pleaseth God!
Page 405 - ... whose characters are worthier ; look at each other and judge, not only with your ears but with your eyes, who of your number are likely to support Demosthenes. His...
Page 421 - And yet time hath his revolutions : there must be a period and an end to all temporal things— -Jinis rerum ; an end of names and dignities, and whatsoever is terrene, and why not of De Vere. For where is Bohun ? Where is Mowbray ? Where is Mortimer ? Nay, which is more and most of all ; where is Plantagenet ? They are entombed in the urns and sepulchres of mortality.

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