Life and Books: Or, Records of Thought and Reading

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Bell & Daldy, 1859 - Books and reading - 256 pages
 

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Page 54 - And when every stone is laid artfully together, it cannot be united into a continuity, it can but be contiguous in this world...
Page 165 - In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility : But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger...
Page 16 - Classics, so far as they have been published, will be adopted. These editions have taken their place amongst scholars as valuable contributions to the Classical Literature of this country, and are admitted to be good examples of the judicious and practical nature of English scholarship ; and as the editors have formed their texts from a careful examination of the best editions extant, it is believed that no texts better for general use can be found. The volumes will be well printed at the Cambridge...
Page 54 - We do not see that, while we still affect by all means a rigid external formality, we may as soon fall again into a gross conforming stupidity, a stark and dead congealment of wood and hay and stubble...
Page 16 - THI8 series is intended to supply for the use of Schools and Students cheap and accurate editions of the Classics, which shall be superior in mechanical execution to the small German editions now current in this country, and more convenient in form. The texts of the Bibliotheca Classica and Grammar School Classics, so far as they have been published, will be adopted.
Page 121 - Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
Page 79 - Can I teach thee my beloved, — can I teach thee ? If I said, ' Go left or right,' The counsel would be light, The wisdom, poor of all that could enrich thee. My right would show like left, My raising would depress thee, My choice of light would blind thee, Of way, would leave behind thee, Of end, would leave bereft. Alas, I can but bless thee ! May God teach thee my beloved, — May God teach thee.
Page 17 - A Catalogue of Greek Verbs, Irregular and Defective; their leading formations, tenses in use, and dialectic inflexions ; with a copious Appendix, containing Paradigms for conjugation, Rules for formation of tenses, &c. &c. By JS Baird, TCD New Edition, revised.
Page 18 - French Drama ; being a Selection of the best Tragedies and Comedies of Moliere, Racine, P. Corneille, T. Corneille, and Voltaire. With Arguments in English at the head of each scene, and Notes, Critical and Explanatory, by A. Gombert.
Page 14 - A Series of Greek and Latin Authors. With English Notes. 8vo. Edited by various Scholars, under the direction of G Long, Esq., MA, Classical Lecturer of Brighton College : and the late Rev. AJ Macleane, MA , Head Master of King Edward's School, Bath.

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