The English Illustrated Magazine, Volume 7

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Macmillan and Company, 1890
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Page 251 - A totem is a class of material objects which a savage regards with superstitious respect, believing that there exists between him and every member of the class an intimate and altogether special relation.
Page 748 - Work, work, work ! My labor never flags ; And what are its wages ? A bed of straw, A crust of bread, and rags ; That shattered roof, and this naked floor, A table, a broken chair, And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there.
Page 339 - Ah! malheur à celui qui laisse la débauche Planter le premier clou sous sa mamelle gauche! Le cœur d'un homme vierge est un vase profond : Lorsque la première eau qu'on y verse est impure, La mer y passerait sans laver la souillure, Car l'abîme est immense, et la tache est au fond.
Page 252 - This was thought pleasing to the deity. Then the bird would be wrapped up and buried with care and ceremony, as if it were a human body. This, however, was not the death of the god.
Page 282 - Is life worth living ? Yes, so long As there is wrong to right, Wail of the weak against the strong, Or tyranny to fight ; Long as there lingers gloom to chase, Or streaming tear to dry, One kindred woe, one sorrowing face That smiles as we draw nigh ; Long as at tale of anguish swells The heart, and lids grow wet, And at the sound of Christmas bells We pardon and forget ; So long as Faith with Freedom reigns, And loyal Hope survives, And gracious Charity remains To leaven lowly lives ; While there...
Page 285 - June of the same year, he says, ' my new colony thrives most rapidly. We have not been established four months, and it has received an accession of population exceeding five thousand, principally Chinese, and their number is daily increasing.
Page 357 - His ubi nequiquam dictis experta Latinum contra stare videt penitusque in viscera lapsum serpentis furiale malum totamque pererrat, turn vero infelix ingentibus excita monstris immensam sine more furit lymphata per urbem. ceu quondam torto volitans sub verbere turbo, quem pueri magno in gyro vacua atria circum intenti ludo exercent; ille actus habena curvatis fertur spatiis, stupet inscia supra impubesque manus mirata volubile buxum; dant animos plagae: non cursu segnior illo per medias urbes agitur...
Page 287 - Peninsula, and at the northern extremity or entrance of the Straits of Malacca. On the opposite shore of the mainland, from which the island is separated by a strait from...
Page 229 - The Curate of every parish shall diligently upon Sundays and Holy-days, after the Second Lesson at Evening Prayer, openly in the Church instruct and examine so many Children of his parish sent unto him, as he shall think convenient, in some part of this Catechism.
Page 281 - Life not worth living ! Come with me, Now that, through vanishing veil, Shimmers the dew on lawn and lea, And milk foams in the pail; Now that June's sweltering sunlight bathes With sweat the striplings lithe, As fall the long straight scented swathes Over the crescent scythe; Now that the throstle never stops His self-sufficing strain, And woodbine-trails festoon the copse, And eglantine the lane; Now rustic labour seems as sweet As leisure, and blithe herds Wend homeward with unweary feet...

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