The Living Age, Volume 244

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E. Littell & Company, 1905

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Page 157 - Set forth and allowed to be sung in all churches, of all the people together, before and after morning and evening prayer, and also before and after sermons ; and moreover in private houses, for their godly solace and comfort, laying apart all ungodly songs and ballads, which tend onely to the nourishing of vice, and corrupting of youth.
Page 341 - Mild light, and by degrees, should be the plan To cure the dark and erring mind ; But who would rush at a benighted man, And give him two black eyes for being blind...
Page 305 - If either Great Britain or Japan, in the defence of their respective interests as above described, should become involved in war with another Power, the other High Contracting Party will maintain a strict neutrality, and use its efforts to prevent other Powers from joining in hostilities against its ally.
Page 69 - You know, all is development. The principle is perpetually going on. First, there was nothing, then there was something; then, I forget the next, I think there were shells, then fishes; then we came, let me see, did we come next? Never mind that; we came at last. And the next change there will be something very superior to us, something with wings. Ahl that's it: we were fishes, and I believe we shall be crows. But you must read it.
Page 4 - We insist that we ought to do for the Filipinos what we have already done for the Cubans, and it is our duty to make that promise now, and upon suitable guarantees of protection to citizens of our own and other countries resident there at the time of our withdrawal, set the Filipino people upon their feet, free and independent, to work out their own destiny. The endeavor of the Secretary of War, by pledging the Government's indorsement for "promoters...
Page 190 - The humour has all given way to pathos and tenderness. We have here the innermost heart of the Celt in the moments he has grown to love through years of persecution, when, cushioning himself about with dreams, and hearing fairy-songs in the twilight, he ponders on the soul and on the dead. Here is the Celt, only it is the Celt dreaming.
Page 378 - But then — what I have printed gives no knowledge of me — it evidences abilities of various kinds, if you will — and a dramatic sympathy with certain modifications of passion . . . that I think — But I never have begun, even, what I hope I was born to begin and end—
Page 70 - He was opposed to all privilege, and indeed to all orders of men, except dukes, who were a necessity He was also strongly in favour of the equal division of all property, except land.
Page 161 - ... as to the number of angels who could dance on the point of a needle, but we may in turn be smiled at for something almost as absurd.
Page 308 - If these self-evident truths are kept before us, and only if they are so kept before us, we shall have a clear idea of what our foreign policy in its larger aspects should be. It is our duty to remember that a nation has no more right to do injustice to another nation, strong or weak, than an individual has to do injustice to another individual; that the same moral law applies in one case as in the other. But we must also remember that it is as much the duty of the Nation to guard its own rights...

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