The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Band 9

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John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell
Leavitt, Trow & Company, 1846
 

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Seite 94 - It is a nest of wasps, or swarm of vermin which have overcrept the land. I mean the Monopolies and Pollers of the people : these, like the Frogs of Egypt, have gotten possession of our dwellings, and we have scarce a room free from them. They sup in our cup.
Seite 168 - A Government in every country should be just like a Corporation,* and in this country it is made up of the landed interest which alone has a right to be represented.
Seite 244 - God called up from dreams a man into the vestibule of heaven, saying, ' Come thou hither, and see the glory of my house.' And to the servants that stood around his throne he said, 'Take him, and undress him from his robes of flesh : cleanse his vision, and put a new breath into his nostrils : arm him with sail-broad wings for flight. Only touch not with any change his human heart — the heart that weeps and trembles.
Seite 402 - He made a very ill appearance : he was very big : his hair red, hanging oddly about him : his tongue was too big for his mouth, which made him bedew all that he talked to : and his whole manner was rough and boisterous, and very unfit for a court.
Seite 31 - I have long held an opinion, almost amounting to conviction, in common I believe with many other lovers of natural knowledge, that the various forms under which the forces of matter are made manifest have one common origin; or, in other words, are so directly related and mutually dependent, that they are convertible, as it were, one into another, and possess equivalents of power in their action.
Seite 429 - We watch'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn came dim and sad And chill with early showers, Her quiet...
Seite 362 - Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all his wars, and his ways, lo, they are written in the book of the kings of Israel and Judah.
Seite 436 - ... the artificial reason and judgment of law, which law is an act which requires long study and experience before that a man can attain to the cognizance of it...
Seite 427 - Not to myself alone I rise and set ; I write upon night's coronal of jet His power and skill who formed our myriad host ; A friendly beacon at heaven's open gate, I gem the sky, That man might ne'er forget, in every fate, His home on high."
Seite 447 - Glory is the reward of science, and those who deserve it, scorn all meaner views...

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