The Quarterly Review

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William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero
John Murray, 1867
 

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Página 378 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole : and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it shall live.
Página 7 - To abstract the mind from all local emotion would be impossible, if it were endeavoured, and would be foolish, if it were possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses ; whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings.
Página 69 - Greece, but living Greece no more ! So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there. Hers is the loveliness in death, That parts not quite with parting breath ; But beauty with that fearful bloom, That hue which haunts it to the tomb ; Expression's last receding ray, A gilded halo hovering round decay, The farewell beam of Feeling past away!
Página 200 - BEHOLD, how good and joyful a thing it is, for brethren to dwell together in unity...
Página 307 - The discipline and evolutions of a modern battalion gave me a clearer notion of the phalanx and the legion; and the captain of the Hampshire grenadiers (the reader may smile) has not been useless to the historian of the Roman empire.
Página 212 - Now you are Queen of the mightiest land of Europe, in your hand lies the happiness of millions. May Heaven assist you and strengthen you with its strength in that high but difficult task. " I hope that your reign may be long, happy, and glorious, and that your efforts may be rewarded by the thankfulness and love of your subjects.
Página 230 - I think it will be very well received ; " ' for I hear that there is an anxiety now that it " ' should be, and I am very glad of it;' adding, " in quite a paternal tone, ' You will be much " ' more comfortable ; for a woman cannot stand " ' alone for any time, in whatever position she "
Página 373 - And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
Página 38 - Item, we will not receive the new service because it is but like a Christmas game, but we will have our old service of mattins, mass, evensong, and procession in Latin not in English, as it was before. And so we the Cornishmen (whereof certain of us understand no English) utterly refuse this new English.
Página 309 - All sly slow things with circumspective eyes : Men in their loose unguarded hours they take, Not that themselves are wise, but others weak. But grant that those can conquer, these can cheat...