Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 79

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W. Blackwood., 1856 - England

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Page 268 - Thy people also shall be all righteous : they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands, that I may be glorified. A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation : I the LORD will hasten it in his time.
Page 152 - The property which every man has in his own labour, as it is the original foundation of all other property, so it is the most sacred and inviolable. The patrimony of a poor man...
Page 134 - In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world. There the common sense of most shall hold a fretful realm in awe, And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapt in universal law.
Page 320 - For thou, Lord, hast made me glad through thy works; and I will rejoice in giving praise for the operations of thy hands. 5 O Lord, how glorious are thy works; thy thoughts are very deep. 6 An unwise man doth not well consider this, and a fool doth not understand it.
Page 99 - For contemplation he and valour formed, For softness she and sweet attractive grace...
Page 200 - A primrose by the river's brim, A yellow primrose was to him, And it was nothing more.
Page 322 - To be bred in a place of estimation ; to see nothing low and sordid from one's infancy ; to be taught to respect one's self; to be habituated to the censorial inspection of the public eye; to look early to public opinion ; to stand upon such elevated ground as to be enabled to take a large view of the widespread and infinitely diversified combinations of men and affairs in a large sociv-' ety; to have leisure to read, to reflect, to converse...
Page 152 - It is a manifest encroachment upon the just liberty both of the workman, and of those who might be disposed to employ him. As it hinders the one from working at what he thinks proper, so it hinders the others from employing whom they think proper.
Page 105 - I think the Dane hath strangely wrought on our good English nobles ; for those whom I never could get to taste good liquor, now follow the fashion and wallow in beastly delights. The ladies abandon their sobriety, and are seen to roll about in intoxication.
Page 322 - ... and duty; to be formed to the greatest degree of vigilance, foresight and circumspection, in a state of things in which no fault is committed •with impunity, and the slightest mistakes draw on the most ruinous consequences — to be led to a guarded and regulated conduct, from a sense that you are...

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