Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

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Page 229 - Oh ! when I am safe in my sylvan home, I tread on the pride of Greece and Rome; And when I am stretched beneath the pines Where the evening star so holy shines, I laugh at the lore and pride of man. At the sophist schools and the learned clan; For what are they all, in their high conceit, When man in the bush with God may meet!
Page 154 - LORD heard it. 3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth...
Page 166 - And Pilate marvelled if he were already dead : and calling unto him the centurion, he asked him whether he had been any while dead. 45 And when he knew it of the centurion, he gave the body to Joseph.
Page 164 - There is a generation that are pure in their own eyes, and yet is not washed from their filthiness.
Page 162 - Where is the king of Hamath, and the king of Arpad, and the king of the city of Sepharvaim, of Hena, and Ivah ? 14.
Page 162 - And after the second veil, the tabernacle which is called the holiest of all ; which had the golden censer, and the ark of the covenant overlaid round about with gold, wherein was the golden pot that had manna, and Aaron's rod that budded, and the tables of the covenant; and over it the cherubims of glory shadowing the mercyseat; of which we cannot now speak particularly.
Page 537 - Some account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing ; or, the process by which natural objects may be made to delineate themselves without the aid of the artist's pencil," which was published in the Proceedings and also in the Philosophical Magazine for 1839.
Page 158 - Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read : no one of these shall fail, none shall want her mate : for my mouth it hath commanded, and his spirit it hath gathered them.
Page 388 - The subtilest scholasticism is not more subtile than Dante. It is perhaps a bold assertion, but what is there on these transcendent subjects in the vast theology of Aquinas, of which the essence and sum is not in the Paradise of Dante ? Dante, perhaps, though expressing to a great extent the popular conception of Heaven, is as much by his innate sublimity above it, as St. Thomas himself.
Page 376 - The illustrious heroes, Frederick Caesar and his noble son Manfred, followed after elegance and scorned what was mean ; so that all the best compositions of the time came out of their court. Thus, because their royal throne was in Sicily, all the poems of our predecessors in the vulgar tongue are called Sicilian.

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