The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 160

A. Constable, 1884

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Pagina 298 - He will watch from dawn to gloom The lake-reflected sun illume The yellow bees in the ivy-bloom, Nor heed nor see what things they be : But from these create he can Forms more real than living man, Nurslings of immortality.
Pagina 34 - Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America, by Benjamin Franklin, LLD and FRS To which are added, Letters and Papers on Philosophical Subjects.
Pagina 304 - What gentle ghost, besprent with April dew, Hails me so solemnly to yonder yew, And beckoning woos me, from the fatal tree To pluck a garland for herself, or me?
Pagina 394 - These wretched colonies will all be independent too in a few years, and are a millstone round our necks.
Pagina 333 - Early at business, and at hazard late; Mad at a fox-chase, wise at a debate; Drunk at a borough, civil at a ball; Friendly at Hackney, faithless at Whitehall.
Pagina 207 - Competition is put forth as the law of the universe. That is a lie. The time is come for us to declare that it is a lie by word and deed. I see no way but associating for work instead of for strikes.
Pagina 331 - tis the fall degrades her to a whore; Let greatness own her, and she's mean no more: Her birth, her beauty, crowds and courts confess, Chaste matrons praise her, and grave bishops bless; In golden chains the willing world she draws, And hers the gospel is, and hers the laws; Mounts the tribunal, lifts her scarlet head, And sees pale Virtue carted in her stead.
Pagina 249 - The penalty never travels on with the vessel further than to the end of the return voyage ; 2 and if she is taken in any part of that voyage, she is taken in delicto.
Pagina 290 - I went through all the best critics*; almost all the English, French, and Latin poets, of any name : the minor poets, Homer, and some of the greater Greek poets, in the original; and Tasso and Ariosto in translations...
Pagina 508 - China had recovered from her internal confusion, there was nothing to be gained and much to be lost by protracted resistance to the peoples of the West.

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