The Quarterly Review, Volume 135

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John Murray, 1873 - English literature
 

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Page 156 - I OFT have heard of Lydford law, How in the morn they hang and draw, And sit in judgment after : At first I wondered at it much; But since I find the reason such, As it deserves no laughter.
Page 60 - REJOICE in the Lord alway, and again I say, Rejoice. Let your moderation be known unto all men. The Lord is at hand. Be careful for nothing : but in every thing, by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Page 455 - Professor Goodrich's edition of 1847 is not much more than enlarged and amended ; but other revisions since have so much novelty of plan as to be described as distinct works.
Page 449 - Behold, let thine handmaid be a servant to wash the feet of the servants of my lord.
Page 192 - Shakespeare, how true thine adage, "fair is foul!" To him whose soul is with fruition fraught, The song of Braham is an Irish howl, Thinking is but an idle waste of thought, And nought is everything, and everything is nought.
Page 137 - Phoebus' quire, That tunest their happiest lines in hymn or story. Dante shall give Fame leave to set thee higher Than his Casella, whom he wooed to sing, Met in the milder shades of Purgatory.
Page 526 - ... the same thing cannot both 'be' and 'not be' at the same time and in the same sense, and we are landed in utter and complete scepticism.
Page 139 - Twilight, sovereign of one peaceful hour ! Not dull art Thou as undiscerning Night ; But studious only to remove from sight Day's mutable distinctions. — Ancient Power ! Thus did the waters gleam, the mountains lower, To the rude Briton, when, in wolf-skin vest Here roving wild, he laid him down to rest On the bare rock, or through a leafy bower Looked ere his eyes were closed.
Page 456 - Dictionary. Many other literary men, among them Professors Whitney and Dana, aided in the task of compilation and revision. On consideration it seems that the editors and contributors have gone far toward improving Webster to the utmost that he will bear improvement.
Page 32 - ... the visible universe; with storm and sunshine; with the revolutions of the seasons; with cold and heat; with loss of friends and kindred; with injuries and resentments, gratitude and hope; with fear and sorrow. These and the like are the sensations and objects which the Poet describes, as they are the sensations of other men and the objects which interest them. The Poet thinks and feels in the spirit of human passions. How then can his language differ in any material degree from that of all other...

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