The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 127

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A. Constable, 1868
 

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Page 416 - The lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they who seek the Lord, shall want no manner of thing that is good.
Page 132 - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
Page 291 - After talking some time with her, she said, "I am happy to see ye looking so nice." She had tears in her eyes, and speaking of Vicky's going, said, "I'm very sorry, and I think she is sorry * She died in Jan.
Page 353 - solemn processions," it is directed that " on their white side will be the holy image; on their green, the sacred formula of Positivism ;" and " the symbol of our Divinity will always be a woman of the age of thirty, with her son in her arms.
Page 296 - The Crown never possessed — and I fear never will — so devoted, loyal, and faithful a subject, so stanch a supporter ! To us (who, alas ! have lost, now, so many of our valued and experienced friends) his loss is irreparable, for his readiness to aid and advise, if it could be of use to us, and to overcome any and every difficulty, was unequaled.
Page 436 - I have long entertained the opinion that in virtue of the better education provided by continental nations, England must one day, and that no distant one, find herself outstripped by those nations, both in the arts of peace and war.
Page 331 - On the other hand, if laws of social phenomena, empirically generalised from history, can, when once suggested, be affiliated to the known laws of human nature ; if the direction actually taken by the developments and changes of human society can be seen to be such as the properties of man and of his dwelling-place made antecedently probable, the empirical generalisations are raised into positive laws, and sociology becomes a science.
Page 128 - Finally, there is in the labyrinth a wonderful organ, discovered by the Marchese Corti, which is to all appearance a musical instrument, with its chords so stretched as to accept vibrations of different periods, and transmit them to the nerve filaments which traverse the organ.
Page 294 - It was a wonderful and stirring scene," she wrote; "such masses of human beings, so enthusiastic, so excited, yet such perfect order maintained. Then the number of troops, the different bands stationed at certain distances, the waving of hats and handkerchiefs, the bursts of welcome that rent the air, all made it a never-to-be-forgotten scene when we reflected how lately the country had been under martial law.

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