The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Band 242

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A. Constable, 1925
 

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Seite 52 - Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep! The river glideth at his own sweet will: Dear God! the very houses seem asleep; And all that mighty heart is lying still!
Seite 84 - Mark ! how all things swerve From their known course, or vanish like a dream ; Another language spreads from coast to coast ; Only perchance some melancholy Stream And some indignant Hills old names preserve, When laws, and creeds, and people all are lost ! CASUAL INCITEMENT.
Seite 57 - And another would mount and march, like the excellent minion he was. Ay, another and yet another, one crowd but with many a crest, Raising my rampired walls of gold as transparent as glass, Eager to do and die, yield each his place to the rest...
Seite 168 - Milton did not strictly belong to any of the classes which we have described. He was not a Puritan. He was not a freethinker. He was not a Royalist. In his character the noblest qualities of every party were combined in harmonious union.
Seite 365 - Mrs. Vesey is vastly agreeable, but her fear of ceremony is really troublesome ; for her eagerness to break a circle is such, that she insists upon everybody's sitting with their backs one to another; that is, the chairs are drawn into little parties of three together, in a confused manner, all over the room.
Seite 169 - Gothic cloister, from the gloomy and sepulchral circles of the Roundheads and from the Christmas revel of the hospitable Cavalier, his nature selected and drew to itself whatever was great and good, while it rejected all the base and pernicious ingredients by which those finer elements were defiled. Like the Puritans, he lived As ever in his great Taskmaster's eye.
Seite 130 - Waste from excessive seasonal character of production and distribution. 3. Waste caused through lack of information as to national stocks, of production and consumption with its attendant risk and speculation. 4. Waste from lack of standards of quality and grades. 5. Waste from unnecessary multiplication of terms, sizes, varieties. 6. Waste from the lack of uniformity of business practices in terms and documents, with resultant misunderstandings, frauds and disputes. 7.
Seite 159 - ... and relieve the person sued from payment of any sum in excess of the sum adjudged by the Court to be fairly due...
Seite 68 - As I said, I thank my God heartily, that he hath brought me into the light to die, and hath not suffered me to die in the dark prison of the Tower, where I have suffered a great deal of adversity and a long sickness ; and I thank God that my fever hath not taken me at this time, as I prayed God it might not.
Seite 159 - ... or is otherwise such that a court of equity would give relief...

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