The Quarterly Review, Volume 148

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir John Murray IV, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
J. Murray, 1879

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Pagina 97 - A damsel with a dulcimer In a vision once I saw : It was an Abyssinian maid, And on her dulcimer she played, Singing of Mount Abora. Could I revive within me Her symphony and song, To such a deep delight 'twould win me, That with music loud and long I would build that dome in air.
Pagina 341 - to his second volume ; the first of them is an anticipation of the familiar lines— ' Hope springs eternal in the human breast ; Man never is, but always to be, blest.' We never live, but we hope to live; and always preparing ourselves to be happy, it follows inevitably that we never are so.
Pagina 572 - When any such scheme as aforesaid shall have been laid before Her Majesty in Council, the same shall forthwith, if Her Majesty shall see fit, be laid before both Houses of Parliament, if Parliament be then sitting, or, if Parliament be not sitting, then within twentyone days after the
Pagina 572 - laid before each House of Parliament within forty days after the making thereof if Parliament be then sitting, or, if Parliament be not then sitting, within twenty-one days after the beginning of the next ensuing Session of Parliament.
Pagina 437 - the houses and courts ; and you meanwhile are asleep with folded hands, numbed, as it were, and frostbitten by a winter of negligence, shuffling and failing in your duty through a paltry love of ease. ' Pluck up heart once more ; lift up the hands that hang down and strengthen the feeble knees
Pagina 581 - logic a great critic, Profoundly skilled in analytic ; He could distinguish and divide A hair 'twixt south and south-west side, On either which he could dispute, Confute, change hands, and still confute.
Pagina 106 - Even then, before this splendid orb (Chatham) was entirely set, and while the western horizon was in a blaze with his descending glory, on the opposite quarter of the heaven arose another luminary (Charles Townshend). and
Pagina 560 - be made or put in execution within this realm by authority of the Convocation of the Clergy, which shall be contrariant or repugnant to the King's prerogative royal, or the customs, laws, or statutes of this realm ; anything contained in this act to the contrary hereof notwithstanding.
Pagina 357 - A dome majestic to the sight, And sumptuous arches bear its oval height ; A golden globe plac'd high with artful skill Seems, to the distant sight, a gilded pill.' * The Royal College of Physicians of London was founded by Henry VIII.,
Pagina 35 - reason to say it resided in them, for any inanimate metaphor is no more than a hat or a cap. We can all see the absurdity of worshipping Aaron's molten calf, or Nebuchadnezzar's golden image ; but why do men continue to practise themselves the absurdities they despise in others

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