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D. Appleton, 1902 - Philosophy - 292 pages
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Page 103 - Indeed there can be no more useful help for discovering what poetry belongs to the class of the truly excellent, and can therefore do us most good, than to have always in one's mind lines and expressions of the great masters, and to apply them as a touchstone to other poetry.
Page 26 - O, it offends me to the soul, to hear a robustious, periwigpated fellow tear a passion to tatters, to very rags, to split the ears of the groundlings; who, for the most part, are capable of nothing but inexplicable dumb shows, and noise. I would have such a fellow whipped for o'erdoing Termagant; it out-herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it.
Page 290 - The square of the hypothenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides ; as, 5033 402+302.
Page 150 - DESCRIPTIVE SOCIOLOGY, or Groups of Sociological Facts, classified and arranged by Herbert Spencer. Compiled and abstracted by David Duncan, MA, Professor of Logic, etc., in the Presidency College, Madras, Richard Scheppig, Ph.
Page 84 - Among the calamities of war may be justly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates, and credulity encourages.
Page 165 - Augustus was sensible that mankind is governed by names; nor was he deceived in his expectation, that the senate and people would submit to slavery, provided they were respectfully assured that they still enjoyed their ancient freedom...
Page 31 - Dr. Johnson observed, that our drinking less than our ancestors was owing to the change from ale to wine. " I remember," said he, " when all the decent people in Lichfield got drunk' every night, and were not the worse thought of. Ale was cheap, so you pressed strongly. When a man must bring a bottle of wine, he is not in such haste.
Page 152 - Hence, though of the two it seems easier to translate so-called matter into so-called spirit, than to translate so-called spirit into so-called matter (which latter is, indeed, wholly impossible), yet no translation can carry us beyond our symbols.
Page 84 - In a time of war the nation is always of one mind, eager to hear something good of themselves, and ill of the enemy.
Page 272 - But now, if the substances composing the body, solid or liquid or both, have been so modified as to leave them no longer liable to smallpox, is the modification otherwise inoperative? Will anyone dare to say that it produces no further effect than that of shielding the patient from a particular disease? You cannot change the constitution in relation to one invading agent and leave it unchanged in regard to all other invading agents.

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