The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 19

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John George Cochrane
1837
 

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Pagina 116 - The discovery of America, and that of a passage to the East Indies by the Cape of Good Hope, are the two greatest and most important events recorded in the history of mankind.
Pagina 45 - The skill of artifice or office mean, Not that which justly gives heroic name To person, or to poem.
Pagina 50 - And you, brave COBHAM ! to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those moments as in all the past ; " Oh, save my country, Heaven !
Pagina 49 - They, looking back, all the eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Waved over by that flaming brand; the gate With dreadful faces throng'd, and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropt, but wiped them soon: The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide. They, hand in hand, with wandering steps and slow, Through Eden took their solitary way.
Pagina 117 - The vain titles of the victories of Justinian are crumbled into dust ; but the name of the legislator is inscribed on a fair and everlasting monument. Under his reign, and by his care, the civil jurisprudence was digested in the immortal works of the CODE, the PANDECTS, and the...
Pagina 132 - Press of heaven is unceasingly at work — night and day; the only free power all over the world — 'tis indeed like the air we breathe — if we have it not, we die.
Pagina 13 - SHAKSPEARE and his TIMES : including the Biography of the Poet ; Criticisms on his Genius and Writings ; a New Chronology of his Plays...
Pagina 188 - The ancients of Gebal and the wise men thereof were in thee thy calkers : all the ships of the sea with their mariners were in thee to occupy thy merchandise.
Pagina 49 - Risen from a river, o'er the marish glides, And gathers ground fast at the labourer's heel, Homeward returning.
Pagina 188 - Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect beauty. Thy borders are in the midst of the seas, thy builders have perfected thy beauty.

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