The National quarterly review, ed. by E.I. Sears, Band 24

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Edward Isidore Sears
 

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Seite 113 - The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities ; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.
Seite 88 - They which builded on the wall, and they that bare burdens, with those that laded, every one with one of his hands wrought in the work, and with the other hand held a weapon.
Seite 319 - when a person of sound memory and discretion unlawfully killeth any reasonable creature in being, and under the king's peace, with malice aforethought, either express or implied.
Seite 132 - Conforming to the curve of the hill, and occupying its very summit, is the serpent, its head resting near the point, and its body winding back for seven hundred feet, in graceful undulations, terminating in a triple coil at the tail.
Seite 254 - Sir, I have not in public nor in private life known a more assiduous person in the discharge of his appropriate duties. I have known no man who wasted less of life in what is called recreation, or employed less of it in any pursuits not connected with the immediate discharge of his duty.
Seite 288 - The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean. On those shores were the four great empires of the world ; the Assyrian, the Persian, the Grecian, and the Roman. All our religion, almost all our law, almost all our arts, almost all that sets us above savages, has come to us from the shores of the Mediterranean.
Seite 154 - I perceived, that, if light was propagated in time, the apparent place of a fixt object would not be the same when the eye is at rest, as when it is moving in any other direction than that of the line passing through the eye and object; and that, when th* eye is moving in different directions, the apparent place of the object would be different.
Seite 384 - He rose, he turn'd, and flinging round her neck, Claspt it ; but while he bow'd himself to lay Warm kisses in the hollow of her throat, Out of the dark, just as the lips had touch'd, Behind him rose a shadow and a shriek — " Mark's way," said Mark, and clove him thro
Seite 163 - In consequence, it may be, of some great convulsion, enormous quantities of gas were set free. A large part of this gas consisted of hydrogen, which was burning about the star in combination with some other element This flaming gas emitted the light represented by the spectrum of bright lines. The...
Seite 291 - So is this great and wide sea, Wherein are things creeping innumerable, Both small and great beasts. There go the ships : There is that leviathan, whom THOU hast made to play therein.

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