The Contemporary Review, Volume 57 (Google eBook)

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A. Strahan, 1890
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Page 174 - My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! " The child is father of the man ; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.
Page 582 - These antique fables, nor these fairy toys. Lovers, and madmen, have such seething brains, Such shaping fantasies, that apprehend More than cool reason ever comprehends. The lunatic, the lover, and the poet, Are of imagination all compact. One sees more devils than vast hell can hold ; That is, the madman : the lover, all as frantic, Sees Helen's beauty in a brow of Egypt...
Page 318 - If, therefore, the choice were to be made between Communism with all its chances, and the present state of society •with all its sufferings and injustices; if the institution of private property...
Page 58 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuff'd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart ? Doct.
Page 507 - Parliament in 1783, but his career both in the House of Commons and in the House of Lords was in striking contrast with that at the bar.
Page 309 - But by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want, that their abundance also may be a supply for your want ; that there may be equality : 15 As it is written, He that had gathered much had nothing over; and he that had gathered little had no lack.
Page 152 - THE HAPPY WARRIOR. WHO is the happy Warrior ? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
Page 196 - Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm from an anointed king; The breath of worldly men cannot depose The deputy elected by the Lord.
Page 151 - myself," not what I think should be : And what is that I hunger for but God ? My God, my God, let me for once look on Thee As though nought else existed, we alone ! And as creation crumbles, my soul's spark Expands till I can say, — Even from myself I need thee and I feel thee and I love thee.
Page 677 - It is necessary to ask, from a theoretical as well as from a practical point of view...

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