Henry Hart Milman

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Henry Hart Milman

Henry Hart Milman (November 10, 1791September 24, 1868) was an English historian and ecclesiastic.

Quotes[edit]

  • Ride on, ride on, in majesty!
    In lowly pomp ride on to die.
    • Hymn Ride on, Ride on in Majesty (1827).
  • Thou our throbbing flesh hast worn;
    Thou our mortal griefs hast borne;
    Thou hast shed the human tear;
    Jesus, Son of Mary, hear!
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 94.
  • Death cannot come
    To him untimely who is fit to die;
    The less of this cold world, the more of heaven;
    The briefer life, the earlier immortality.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 180.
  • And the cold marble leapt to life a god.
    • The Belvedere Apollo, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • Too fair to worship, too divine to love.
    • The Belvedere Apollo, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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