|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Thomas Tickell (16861740)|
|QUOTATION:||There taught us how to live; and (oh, too high|
The price for knowledge!) taught us how to die. 1
|ATTRIBUTION:||On the Death of Mr. Addison. Line 81.|
He who should teach men to die, would at the same time teach them to live.Montaigne: Essay, book i. chap. ix.
I have taught you, my dear flock, for above thirty years how to live; and I will show you in a very short time how to die.Sandys: Anglorum Speculum, p. 903.
Teach him how to live,
And, oh still harder lesson! how to die.
Porteus: Death, line 316.
He taught them how to live and how to die.Somerville: In Memory of the Rev. Mr. Moore. [back]