Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (Google eBook)

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William Blackwood & Sons., 1867 - England
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Page 327 - England, we will immediately endeavour to expel him as our enemy, and as the subverter both of his own and our rights, and will make another king, who will defend our liberties : For so long as there shall but one hundred of us remain alive, we will never subject ourselves to the dominion of the English.
Page 390 - Inverness came in the morning from the watch) that she was not a man, to know what life it was to lie all night in the fields, or to walk on the causeway with a jack and knapsack, a Glasgow buckler, and a broad sword.
Page 311 - God's glory is a wondrous thing, Most strange in all its ways, And, of all things on earth, least like What men agree to praise.
Page 310 - FOR EVER with the Lord!" Amen! so let it be! Life from the dead is in that word, 'Tis immortality. Here in the body pent, Absent from Him I roam, Yet nightly pitch my moving tent A day's march nearer home.
Page 308 - It is finished!" Yes, indeed! Finished every jot. Sinner, this is all you need; Tell me is it not? Weary, working, burdened one, Wherefore toil you so? Cease your doing; all was done Long, long ago. Till to Jesus...
Page 87 - In no country has such constant care been taken as in America to trace two clearly distinct lines of action for the two sexes, and to make them keep pace one with the other, but in two pathways which are always different.
Page 185 - Gordon then sent the remaining non-commissioned officers into confinement for one hour, with the assurance that within that time, if the men did not fall in, and if the name of the writer of the proclamation was not given up, every fifth man among them would be shot. This brought them to their senses. The files fell in ; the writer's name was disclosed. Gordon had done justice to him some hours before : it was the loudvoiced corporal.
Page 84 - Long before an American girl arrives at the age of marriage, her emancipation from maternal control begins : she has scarcely ceased to be a child, when she already thinks for herself, speaks with freedom, and acts on her own impulse.
Page 305 - I've been tormented with these twelve years. When will He be here, my little man ? ' ' Why,' says the child, ' He'll be here directly. He's coming this way. There ! don't you hear the noise of the multitude ? Look ! here they come. Hosanna ! hosanna ! to the Son of David ! ' and away goes the little boy to tell his mother that the Prophet she has taught him to look for is come at last. ' Well, I'll go,' says the poor thing, timidly.
Page 40 - At Orcus' portals hold their lair Wild Sorrow and avenging Care ; And pale Diseases cluster there, And pleasureless Decay, Foul Penury, and Fears that kill, And Hunger, counsellor of ill, A ghastly presence they : Suffering and Death the threshold keep, And with them Death's blood-brother Sleep: 111 Joys with their seducing spells And deadly War are at the door ; The Furies couch in iron cells, And Discord maddens and rebels; Her snake-locks hiss, her wreaths drip gore.

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