The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 71, Part 2 (Google eBook)

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H. Colburn., 1844
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Page 66 - I have been studying how I may compare This prison where I live unto the world: And for because the world is populous, And here is not a creature but myself, I cannot do it; yet I'll hammer it out.
Page 277 - my conscientious opinion, founded on long observation and reflection, that if there was not a single physician, surgeon, apothecary, man-midwife, chemist, druggist, or drug on the face of the earth, there would be less sickness and less mortality than now obtains.
Page 213 - Nevertheless if we are forced to revolutions, let us propose to our consideration the idea of a free monarchy, established on fundamental laws, itself the apex of a vast pile of municipal and local government, ruling an educated people, represented by a free and intellectual press.
Page 276 - Prisoner at the bar, you have been found guilty by a jury of your own countrymen of the crime laid to your charge ; and I must say I entirely agree with the verdict ; for I see ' scoundrel
Page 318 - Eternal power ! Grant me through obvious clouds one transient gleam Of thy bright essence in my dying hour.
Page 529 - He knows that tides are more easily inherited than virtues ; and that the only way to keep an aristocracy strong and worthy of its strength, is to stimulate its proud and sluggish current by furnishing motives to exertion, and throwing open to active competition the honours and emoluments of the state. Nobility of head and heart comes not by descent. What can ennoble sots, or fools, or cowards ? Alas 1 not all the blood of all the Howards.
Page 215 - And at this moment, in spite of centuries, of tens of centuries, of degradation, the Jewish mind exercises a vast influence on the affairs of Europe. I speak not of their laws, which you still obey ; of their literature, with which your minds are saturated ; but of the living Hebrew intellect.
Page 214 - Toryism, indeed, is but copied from the mighty prototype which has fashioned Europe. And every generation they must become more powerful and more dangerous to the society which is hostile to them.
Page 90 - I felt as though it were For the first time ! Great was the tumult there, Deafening the din, when in barbaric pomp The Carthaginian on his march to Rome Entered their fastnesses. Trampling the snows, The war-horse reared ; and the tower'd elephant Upturn 'd his trunk into the murky sky, Then tumbled headlong, swallow'd up and lost, He and his rider.
Page 214 - The Jews, for example, independently of the capital qualities for citizenship which they possess in their industry, temperance, and energy and vivacity of mind, are a race essentially monarchical, deeply religious, and shrinking themselves from converts as from a calamity, are ever anxious to see the religious systems of the countries in which they live flourish; yet, since your society has become agitated in England, and powerful combinations menace your institutions, you find the once loyal Hebrew...

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