The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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A. Gardner, 1896 - Scotland
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Contents

The Standard of Morality the Supreme End and the Principle
73
Discrimination of Ultimate PrinciplesClassification of the Intellec
79
Campbells Essay on Miracles its MethodHis Rhetoric and Style
85
Mackintosh
87
Treatment of the Emotions his Ethical Views the Moral Faculty
94
Vicissitudes of his LifeHe entered keenly into the stormy Move
97
Exposition of his PhilosophyThe Fundamental PrinciplesDoc
108
Explication of Consciousness and its Relation to the Cognitive
114
The Elaborative Faculty ComparisonEvolution of the Processes
123
His Treatment of LogicEfforts to simplify the Syllogistic System
130
Ferriers Theory of Knowing and BeingPrimary Law of Know
136
CHAPTER XL
143
Historical Writings of Guthrie Smollett Tytler and Stuart 150151
150
Thomas CarlyleHis early Life and WorkHis Essays and Pam
156
Skenes contributions to HistoryHis History of Celtic Scotland
161
Thomson his Education and early LifeThe Four SeasonsChar
167
Homes Tragedy of Douglas caused a sensationFalconers Poem
175
Minor Poets 182183
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Campbells Pleasures of Hope its CharacteristicsHis short Poems
185
Boswells Songs Cunninghams Songs His Prose Writings
191
CHAPTER XLII
199
Sir Thomas D Lauders Novels Andrew Pickens Tales
206
CHAPTER XLIII
213
Dr Blairs SermonsDr MacKnights WritingsJohn Brown
215
Dr WardlawDr CandlishDr CummingDr Guthrie 221222
221
Section II
228
James BoswellDr CurrieLord Jeffrey Editor of the Edinburgh
236
George GilfillanHis Mental Powers and SympathiesA Preaoher
243
TravellersJames BruceMungo ParkDr Livingstone 249252
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Page 185 - Oh, bloodiest picture in the book of Time, Sarmatia fell, unwept, without a crime; Found not a generous friend, a pitying foe, Strength in her arms, nor mercy in her woe!
Page 188 - While many a broken band, Disorder'd, through her currents dash, To gain the Scottish land ; To town and tower, to down and dale, To tell red Flodden's dismal tale, And raise the universal wail. Tradition, legend, tune, and song, Shall many an age that wail prolong : Still from the sire the son shall hear Of the stern strife, and carnage drear, Of Flodden's fatal field. Where shiver'd was fair Scotland's spear, And broken was her shield ! XXXV.
Page 279 - It can engrave a seal, and crush masses of obdurate metal before it draw out, without breaking, a thread as fine as gossamer, and lift a ship of war like a bauble in the air. It can embroider muslin and forge anchors cut steel into ribands, and impel loaded vessels against the fury of the winds and waves.
Page 58 - He naturally loses, therefore, the habit of such exertion, and generally becomes as stupid and ignorant as it is possible for a human creature to become.
Page 233 - Who is it that rears up the shade of those lofty forests, and blasts them with the quick lightning at his pleasure ? The same Being who gave to you a country on the other side of the waters, and gave ours to us ; and by this title we will defend it,' said the warrior, throwing down his tomahawk upon the ground, and raising the war-sound of his nation.
Page 186 - The Sun's eye had a sickly glare, The Earth with age was wan, The skeletons of nations were Around that lonely man ! Some had expired in fight, the brands Still rusted in their bony hands; In plague and famine some...
Page 158 - Sorrow,' for thee and all the wretched ! Thy path of thorns is nigh ended. One long last look at the Tuileries, where thy step was once so light, where thy children shall not dwell. The head is on the block; the axe rushes Dumb lies the World ; that wild-yelling World, and all its madness, is behind thee.
Page 31 - Let us fix our attention out of ourselves as much as possible, let us chase our imagination to the heavens or to the utmost limits of the universe: we never really advance a step beyond ourselves, nor can conceive any kind of existence but those perceptions which have appeared in that narrow compass.
Page 51 - As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.
Page 460 - A Government in every country should be just like a Corporation,* and in this country it is made up of the landed interest which alone has a right to be represented.

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