Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record, Volume 2

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R. Fisher., 1846 - Economics
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Page 870 - Appals the gazing mourner's heart, As if to him it could impart The doom he dreads, yet dwells upon ; Yes, but for these, and these alone, Some moments, ay, one treacherous hour, He still might doubt the tyrant's power; So fair, so calm, so softly sealed, The first, last look by death revealed...
Page 1169 - Critical Remarks, in which the various methods of pronouncing employed by different authors are investigated and compared with each other. The SECOND PART containing a copious Vocabulary of English words and expressions, with the Pronunciation according to Walker. The whole preceded by a practical and comprehensive System of French Pronunciation. By GABRIEL SURENNE, FASE, French Teacher in Edinburgh ; Corresponding Member of the French Grammatical Society of Paris, &c., &c.
Page 684 - Anne for ascertaining the rates of foreign coins in her Majesty's plantations in America...
Page 672 - Events not to be controlled have prevented me from making, at any time, any serious effort in what, under happier circumstances, would have been the field of my choice. With me poetry has been not a purpose, but a passion ; and the passions should be held in reverence ; they must not — they cannot at will be excited, with an eye to the paltry compensations, or the more paltry commendations, of mankind.
Page 765 - THERE is in souls a sympathy with sounds, And as the mind is pitched the ear is pleased With melting airs or martial, brisk or grave, Some chord in unison with what we hear Is touched within us, and the heart replies.
Page 1091 - It is moreover agreed that hereafter there shall not be formed by the citizens of the United States, or under the authority of the said States, any establishment upon the Northwest Coast of America, nor in any of the islands adjacent to the north of...
Page 712 - What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves can make it, better buy it of them with some part of the produce of our own industry, employed in a way in which we have some advantage.
Page 672 - In defence of my own taste, nevertheless, it is incumbent upon me to say that I think nothing in this volume of much* value to the public, or very creditable to myself. Events not to be controlled have prevented me from making, at any time, any serious effort in what, under happier circumstances, would have been the field of my choice.
Page 670 - AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES, INCLUDING MEDICINE, PHARMACY, AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY ; designed as a General Book of Reference for the Manufacturer, Tradesman, Amateur, and Heads of Families.
Page 747 - That very law* which moulds a tear, And bids it trickle from its source, That law preserves the earth a sphere, And guides the planets in their course.

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