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" The storm has gone over me ; and I lie like one of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. "
The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of His ... - Seite 415
von Robert Bisset - 1800
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New Bedford of the Past

Daniel Ricketson - 1903 - 196 Seiten
...following pathetic quotation from Edmund Burke, written on the occasion of a like affliction : — " The storm has gone over me, and I lie like one of...oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognize Divine Justice ; and in some degree submit...
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Lessons in Literature, Abridged, with Illustrative Selections: A Text-book ...

Sister Mary Lambertine - 1903 - 306 Seiten
...me have gone before me. They who should have been to me as posterity, are in the place of ancestors. The storm has gone over me, and I lie like one of those old oaks which the late hurricane hath scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors: I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate...
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Introduction to the History of Civilization in England

Henry Thomas Buckle - 1904
...gone before me. They who should have been to me as posterity, are in the place of ancestors. . . . The storm has gone over me, and I lie like one of...am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth."317 It would perhaps be displaying a morbid curiosity, to attempt to raise the veil, and trace...
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English Authors: A Handbook of English Literature from Chaucer to Living Writers

Mildred Lewis Rutherford - 1906 - 750 Seiten
...brokenhearted, and only lived a few years after he died. In his account of his son's death he says, "The storm has gone over me, and I lie like one of...hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth ! There, and prostrate there, 1...
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The Living Age, Band 249

1906
...easily supplied. But a Disposer whose power we are little able to resist, and whose wisdom it behooves us not at all to dispute, has ordained it in another...suggest) a far better. The storm has gone over me; and l lie like one of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. l am stripped of...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 Seiten
...easily supplied. But a Disposer whose power we are little able to resist, and whose wisdom it behooves us not at all to dispute, has ordained it in another...hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. There, and prostrate there, I most...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1911 - 724 Seiten
...easily supplied. But a Disposer whose power we are little able to resist, and whose wisdom it behooves us not at all to dispute, has ordained it in another...hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. There, and prostrate there, I most...
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Memoir of Thomas Addis and Robert Emmet: With Their Ancestors and ..., Band 2

Thomas Addis Emmet - 1915
...and have none to meet my enemies in the gate. The storm has gone over me, and I am like one of these old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about...of all my honours. I am torn up by the roots, and am prostrate on the earth. And prostrate there I most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - 1917 - 512 Seiten
...whose power we are little able to resist, and whose wisdom it behoves us not at all to dispute, has 25 ordained it in another manner, and (whatever my querulous...am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the 30 earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some...
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The Literature of Ecstasy

Albert Mordell - 1921
...the loss of his son and embittered by criticism for accepting a pension, bares the state of his soul. The storm has gone over me, and I lie like one of...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered upon me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth....
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