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" And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St Paul's. "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Página 399
por Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 páginas
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The Philosophy and History of Civilisation

Alexander Alison - 1860 - 478 páginas
...and we feel no assurance that she is not destined to see the end of them all. The Chnrch of Rome may exist in undiminished vigour when some traveller from...London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's." I grant the cogency of this reasoning, on the assumption that religion is not progressive ; but I come...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...undiminished vigour when some traveller \ from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, I \ take his stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to]...is constantly becoming more and more enlightened, and that this enlightening must be favourable to Protestantism, and unfavourable to Catholicism. We...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays, Volúmenes3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1897
...undimiuished vigour when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude, take liis stand on a broken arch of London Bridge to sketch...is constantly becoming more and more enlightened, and that this enlightening must be favourable to Protestantism, and unfavourable to Catholicism. We...
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The History of the Protestant Reformation, in Germany and Switzerland, and ...

Martin John Spalding - 1860
...probably over 50,000,000. Mecca. And she may still exist in undiminished Yigor^ when some traveler 'Him New Zealand shall, in the midst of a vast solitude,...of London bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's !" Truly splendid testimony to the vitality of the Catholic Church, coming, as it does, from the pen...
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Literature, its rise, progress, fortunes and advantages, an address

Charles Spence (of Liverpool.) - 1863
...his own. I refer to the well known allusion when speaking of the Roman Catholic Church he wrote, " And she may still exist in undiminished vigour when...London bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's." This image has been disentombed from one of the letters of Horace Walpole. The famous proverbial saying,...
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Poems and Essays ...

George Harley Kirk - 1863 - 215 páginas
...following remarkable passage, which has been so often quoted that it is known to almost every one : — " And she may still exist in undiminished vigour, when...London Bridge, to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's". Whether the idea of this celebrated quotation is original or borrowed, I think may be safely explained...
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The Christian Examiner, Volumen79

1865
...have been dead and buried more than a century ago. Now, it " may still exist in undiminished vigor when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the...London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's." So Lord Macaulay prophesied. And, should it happen so, it will be through the agency of that society...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 páginas
...THOMAS B. MACAULAY. 1800-1859. She (the Roman Catholic Church) may still exist in undiminished vigor, when some traveller from New Zealand shall, in the...London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.* Reciew ofRanke's History of the Popes. * The same image was employed by Macaulay in 1824, in the concluding...
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The works of lord Macaulay, complete, ed. by lady Trevelyan, Volumen6

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1866
...set foot on Britain, before the Frank had passed the Rhine, when Grecian eloquence still nourished in Antioch, when idols were still worshipped in the temple...is constantly becoming more and more enlightened, and that this enlightening must be favourable to Protestantism, and unfavourable to Catholicism. We...
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The Papal Drama: A Historical Essay

Thomas Hornblower Gill - 1866 - 483 páginas
...might have corrected the extravagance of his famous compliment to the stability of the Roman Church : ' She may still exist in undiminished vigour when some...London Bridge to sketch the ruins of St. Paul's.' Such a disposition of events is exceedingly unlikely. It is to be expected that a system like Romanism...
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