The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 189

A. Constable, 1899

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Pagina 339 - I am patriot enough to take pains to bring this useful invention into fashion in England; and I should not fail to write to some of our doctors very particularly about it, if I knew any one of them that I thought had virtue enough to destroy such a considerable branch of their revenue for the good of mankind.
Pagina 1 - A church, in any legal sense, is only a certain system of religious doctrines and practices, fixed and ascertained by some law ; by the difference of which laws different churches (as different commonwealths) are made in various parts of the world...
Pagina 424 - God be thanked, the meanest of his creatures Boasts two soul-sides, one to face the world with, One to show a woman when he loves her!
Pagina 166 - Lamb, whose life occupies the last quarter of the eighteenth century and the first quarter of the nineteenth...
Pagina 293 - I am ready, at the hazard of any sacrifice, to maintain the opinion which I now deliberately give — that there is upon the whole less of evil in making a decided effort to settle the Catholic question, than in leaving it, as it has been left, an open question — the Government being undecided with respect to it, and paralyzed in consequence of that indecision upon many occasions peculiarly requiring promptitude and energy of action.
Pagina 199 - Whereas the inquiry after truth in courts of justice is often obstructed by incapacities created by the present law, and it is desirable that full information as to the facts in issue, both in criminal and in civil cases, should be laid before the persons who are appointed to decide upon them, and that such persons should exercise their judgment on the credit of the witnesses adduced and on the truth of their testimony...
Pagina 1 - ... examine a little what that hardship is. They want to be preferred clergymen in the church of England, as by law established; but their consciences will not suffer them to conform to the doctrines and practices of that church ; that is, they want to be teachers in a church, to which they do not belong ; and it is an odd sort of hardship. They want to receive the emoluments appropriated for teaching one set of doctrines, whilst they are teaching another.
Pagina 268 - At the same time let the sovereign authority of this country over the colonies be asserted in as strong terms as can be devised, and be made to extend to every point of legislation whatsoever. That we may bind their trade, confine their manufactures, and exercise every power whatsoever, except that of taking their money out of their pockets without their consent.
Pagina 310 - This was thought very obstinate and very presumptuous ; but the fact is, people like a certain degree of obstinacy and presumption in a minister. They abuse him for dictation and arrogance, but they like being governed.

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