The North American Review, Band 124

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge
O. Everett, 1877
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Vols. 227-230, no. 2 include: Stuff and nonsense, v. 5-6, no. 8, Jan. 1929-Aug. 1930.

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Seite 502 - It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then the dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision.
Seite 368 - Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit : Forgot his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart.
Seite 319 - Congress shall provide by law for securing to the citizens of each State the privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.
Seite 369 - These unbought sports, this happy state, I would not fear, nor wish my fate, But boldly say each night, To-morrow let my sun his beams display, Or in clouds hide them — I have lived to-day.
Seite 405 - ... the passage from the current to the needle, if not demonstrable, is thinkable, and that we entertain no doubt as to the final mechanical solution of the problem. But the passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously ; we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any rudiment of the organ, which would enable us to pass, by a process...
Seite 374 - Hark ! how the strings awake ! And though the moving hand approach not near, Themselves with awful fear A kind of numerous trembling make : Now all thy forces try, Now all thy charms apply, Revenge upon her ear the conquests of her eye.
Seite 36 - For the methode of a poet historical is not such as of an historiographer. For an historiographer discourseth of affayres orderly as they were donne, accounting as well the times as the actions; but a poet thrusteth into the middest, even where it most concerneth him, and there recoursing to the thinges forepaste, and divining of thinges to come, maketh a pleasing analysis of all.
Seite 336 - ... and those who possess. According to the vicissitudes of the seasons, the face of the country is adorned with a silver wave, a verdant emerald, and the deep yellow of a golden harvest.
Seite 382 - The last, the meanest of your sons inspire (That on weak wings, from far, pursues your flights; Glows while he reads, but trembles as he writes) To teach vain Wits a science little known, T" admire superior sense, and doubt their own!
Seite 369 - ... to lie Spenser's works. This I happened to fall upon, and was infinitely delighted with the stories of the knights, and giants, and monsters, and brave houses which I found everywhere there...

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