Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 39

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W. Blackwood & Sons, 1836
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Pagina 353 - But He, her fears to cease, Sent down the meek-eyed Peace : She, crown'd with olive green, came softly sliding Down through the turning sphere, His ready harbinger, With turtle wing the amorous clouds dividing ; And waving wide her myrtle wand, She strikes a universal peace through sea and land.
Pagina 110 - The AngloAmerican relies upon personal interest to accomplish his ends and gives free scope to the unguided strength and common sense of the people; the Russian centers all the authority of society in a single arm. The principal instrument of the former is freedom; of the latter, servitude.
Pagina 254 - If cold white mortals censure this great deed, Warn them, they judge not of superior beings, Souls made of fire, and children of the sun, With whom revenge is virtue.
Pagina 110 - Russian centers all the authority of society in a single arm: the principal instrument of the former is freedom, of the latter servitude. Their...
Pagina 352 - Pollute with sinful blame, The saintly veil of maiden white to throw ; Confounded, that her Maker's eyes Should look so near upon her foul deformities.
Pagina 110 - The American struggles against the natural obstacles which oppose him; the adversaries of the Russian are men; the former combats the wilderness and savage life; the latter, civilization with all its weapons and its arts; the conquests of the one are therefore gained by the plowshare; those of the other by the sword.
Pagina 110 - ... the nations; and the world learned their existence and their greatness at almost the same time. All other nations seem to have nearly reached their natural limits, and only to be charged with the maintenance of their power; but these are still in the act of growth...
Pagina 620 - Behold, as wild asses in the desert, go they forth to their work; rising betimes for a prey: the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children.
Pagina 569 - RISE, said the Master, come unto the feast : — She heard the call, and rose with willing feet ; But thinking it not otherwise than meet For such a bidding to put on her best, She is gone from us for a few short hours Into her bridal -closet, there to wait For the unfolding of the palace -gate, That gives her entrance to the blissful bowers.
Pagina 107 - The time will therefore come when one hundred and fifty millions of men will be living in North America,* equal in condition, the progeny of one race, owing their origin to the same cause, and preserving the same civilization, the same language, the same religion, the same habits, the same manners, and imbued with the same opinions, propagated under the same forms. The rest is uncertain, but this is certain ; and it is a fact new to the world — a fact fraught with such portentous consequences as...

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