Scribner's Magazine, Volume 5

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Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Dashiell, Harlan Logan
Charles Scribners Sons, 1889 - American periodicals
 

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Page 132 - while thousands of great cattle, reposed beneath the shadow of the British oak, chew the cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants of the field; that, of course, they are many in number; or that, after all, they are other than the
Page 519 - Though I speak it to you,” he says incognito, under cover of night, to a common soldier on the field, “I think the king is but a man, as I am: the violet smells to him as it doth to me: all his senses have but human
Page 522 - a type, falls gracefully as on the world's stage.—Why is he sent for? To do that office of thine own good will Which tired majesty did make thee offer.— Now mark me! how I will undo myself. “Hath Bolingbroke deposed thine intellect?” the Queen asks him, on his way to the
Page 322 - There is a happy moment for fixing skill in drawing, for making boys collectors in natural history, and presently dissectors and botanists; then for initiating them into the wonders of physical and chemical law. Later, introspective psychology and the metaphysical and religious mysteries take their turn; and, last of all, the drama of human affairs and
Page 435 - TRUE love's own talisman, which here Shakespeare and Sidney failed to teach, A steel-and-velvet Cavalier Gave to our Saxon speech: Chief miracle of theme and touch That upstart enviers adore: I could not love thee, dear, so much Loved I not Honor more!
Page 75 - Honor a physician with the honor due unto him, for the uses which ye may have of him. . . . The skill of the physician shall lift up his head, and in the sight of great men he shall be in admiration.
Page 134 - The sum of all is this: one in twenty (suppose) of mankind are elected; nineteen in twenty are reprobated. The elect shall be saved, do what they will; the reprobate shall be damned, do what they can. Reader, believe this, or be damned. Witness my hand.
Page 651 - of an ancient family; and I have heard a worthy but aristocratic old friend observe, when speaking of the sumptuous palaces of modern gentry, that ‘money could do much with stone and mortar, but, thank heaven, there was no such thing as suddenly building up an avenue of oaks.
Page 208 - to help us to mince chickens. We minced seven chickens into a china dish, which Lady Caroline stewed over a lamp with three pats of butter and a flagon of water, stirring, and rattling, and laughing, and we every minute expecting to have the dish fly about our ears. She had brought Betty, the fruit girl, with hampers of
Page 148 - was makin' himsel' a' the time, but he didna ken maybe what he was about till years had passed; at first he thought o' little, I dare say, but the queerness and the fun,

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