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CHANTAL. (1605) Letter XII. P. 70. Selections from the Spiritual Letters of S. FRANCIS DE SALES. Trans. by the author of "A Dominican Artist." Letter LXXIV in BLAISE ed. Quoted also in Letter XXII, Bk. II. of LEONARD's ed. (1726) COLLET'S La Vraie et Solide Piété. Pt. I. Ch. LXXV. (See also BAXTER)

Black is the badge of hell,

The hue of dungeons and the suit of night. Love's Labour's Lost. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 254.

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St. Austin might have returned another answer to him that asked him, "What God employed himself about before the world was made?" "He was making hell."

SOUTHEY Commonplace Book, Fourth Series. P. 591. (See also AUGUSTINE)


Self-love and the love of the world constitute hell.

SWEDENBORG-Apocalypse Explained. Par.



Nay, then, what flames are these that leap and swell

As 'twere to show, where earth's foundations crack,

The secrets of the sepulchres of hell

On Dante's track?

SWINBURNE-In Guernsey. Pt. IV. St. 3.

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Alas! my child, where is the Pen
That can do justice to the Hen?
Like Royalty, she goes her way,
Laying foundations every day,
Though not for Public Buildings, yet
For Custard, Cake and Omelette.
Or if too old for such a use
They have their fling at some abus
As when to censure Plays Unfit
Upon the stage they make a Hit
Or at elections seal the Fate
Of an Obnoxious Candidate.

No wonder, Child, we prize the Hen,
Whose Egg is Mightier than the Pen.

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Worship of a hero is transcendent admiration of a great man.

CARLYLE-Heroes and Hero-Worship. Lecture 1.


If Hero mean sincere man, why may not every one of us be a Hero?

CARLYLE Heroes and Hero-Worship. ture IV.



Hero-worship exists, has existed, and will forever exist, universally among Mankind. CARLYLE-Sartor Resartus. Organic Fila

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All history is a Bible-a thing stated in words by me more than once.

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I shall cheerfully bear the reproach of having descended below the dignity of history. MACAULAY-History of England. Vol. I. Ch. I. (See also BOLINGBROKE) Happy the people whose annals are tiresome. MONTESQUIEU.



[History] hath triumphed over Time, which besides it, nothing but Eternity hath triumphed


SIR WALTER RALEIGH-The History of the World. Preface.


In a word, we may gather out of history a

CARLYLE Quoted in FROUDE'S Early Life of policy no less wise than eternal; by the compariCarlyle.

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son and application of other men's forepassed miseries with our own like errors and ill deservings.

SIR WALTER RALEIGH-History of the World. Preface. Par. IX.

(See also TACITUS)

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