Murray's Magazine, Volume 8

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J. Murray., 1890
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Page 536 - That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you : for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.
Page 205 - Rare is the privilege of any man who, having fourteen years ago rendered to his country one signal and splendid service, now again, within the same brief span of life, decorated neither by rank nor title, bearing no mark to distinguish him from the people whom he serves, has been permitted again to perform a great and memorable service to his Sovereign and to his country.
Page 594 - Till the Sun paint your fleecy skirts with Gold, In honour to the World's great Author rise...
Page 587 - Going by railroad I do not consider as travelling at all ; it is merely
Page 698 - Fast-Castle is more like the nest of some gigantic roc or condor, than a dwelling for human creatures, being so completely allied in colour and rugged appearance with the huge cliffs, amongst which it seems to be jammed, that it is difficult to discover what is rock and what is building.
Page 57 - Exhibition in 1878 had led us to expect great progress, we were not prepared for so remarkable a development of their natural resources, nor for such perfection in their industrial establishments, as we actually found in France, in Germany, in Belgium and in Switzerland. Much machinery of all kinds is now produced abroad equal in finish and in efficiency to that of this country, and we found it in numerous instances applied to manufactures with as great skill and intelligence as with us.
Page 423 - ... his best and noblest work, it must be frankly confessed that, regarded as a storyteller, he is not successful. Why this is so we will presently inquire. As regards this, his earliest serious work of fiction, there is one remarkable fact, quite without precedent in the history of literature — it is that the book affords not the slightest indication of genius, insight, descriptive or dramatic power, or, indeed, of any power, especially of that kind with which he was destined to make his name.
Page 62 - I am wrong in supposing that the advance of industry in all countries depends on employers being able to find to their hand persons of sufficient knowledge and sufficient flexibility of mind to be able to turn from doing the thing they have been doing and to do something different, according to the nature of the improvement that has been made.
Page 139 - For more than forty years,' was his remark to Sir James, — ' for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear.
Page 61 - ... own country great diversity prevails as to the standard authorizing the employment of children as fulltimers. In Scotland this will be remedied by the act of last session. After next year no child under the age of fourteen years can be employed on full time in Scotland, unless it has passed the fifth standard. We have no doubt that all classes interested in industry will quickly reap the benefit of this amendment of the law, and we see no reason -why this regulation should not be extended to...

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