Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 221

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W. Blackwood, 1927
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Pagina 400 - gaped and gazed upon her with open mouth: if she laughed upon him, he laughed also ; but if she took any displeasure at him, the king was fain to flatter, that she might be reconciled to him again. O! ye men, how can it be but women should be strong, seeing they do thus.
Pagina 686 - there is no nature, for there is no truth ; there is no art, for there is nothing new. Its form is that of a pastoral, easy, vulgar, and therefore disgusting : whatever images it can supply are long ago
Pagina 681 - is a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom the excise is paid.'
Pagina 682 - : " an allowance made to any one without an equivalent. In England it is generally understood to mean pay given to a State hireling for treason to his country.
Pagina 679 - will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness or blest with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity or consummate in all private or social virtues.
Pagina 683 - had a notion not very peculiar that he could not write but at certain times or at happy moments ; a fantastick foppery, to which my kindness for a man of learning and of virtue wishes him to have been superior.
Pagina 679 - To be nameless in worthy deeds exceeds an infamous history. The Canaanitish woman lives more happily without a name than Herodias with one. And who had not rather have been the good thief than Pilate ? But the
Pagina 685 - writes from personal knowledge, and makes haste to gratify the public curiosity, there is danger lest his interest, his fear, his gratitude, or his tenderness, overpower his fidelity, and tempt him to conceal if not to invent.
Pagina 578 - has long lain halfhidden amidst its poverty and squalor, and is now issuing from its hiding-place to assert an Englishman's heaven-born privilege of doing as he likes, meeting where he likes, bawling what he likes, breaking what he likes.
Pagina 570 - The Soviet Government undertakes not to support with funds or in any other form persons or bodies or agencies or institutions whose aim is to spread discontent or to foment rebellion in any part of the British Empire, and to impress upon its officers and officials the full and continuous observance of these conditions.

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