The World's Work, Volume 4

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Doubleday, Page & Co., 1902
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Page 2223 - And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection, to beauty, in a word, which is only truth seen from another side?
Page 2576 - In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book, or goes to an American play, or looks at an American picture or statue...
Page 2223 - Adorable dreamer, whose heart has been so romantic, who hast given thyself so prodigally, given thyself to sides and to heroes not mine, only never to the Philistines ! home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties...
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Page 2103 - This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea. . . . This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Fear'd by their breed and famous by their birth.
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Page 2228 - I direct that in the election of a student to a scholarship regard shall be had to (i) his literary and scholastic attainments; (2) his fondness for and success in manly outdoor sports such as cricket, football and the like; (3) his qualities of manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship; and (4) his exhibition during school days of moral force of character and of instincts to lead and to take an interest in his schoolmates...
Page 2261 - God commands, and of good use both to themselves and others ; yet, because they proceed not from an heart purified by faith, nor are done in a right manner, (according to the word,) nor to a right end, (the glory of God,) they are therefore sinful, and cannot please God, or make a man meet to receive grace from God.
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Page 2222 - I consider that the education of young colonists at one of the universities in the United Kingdom is of great advantage to them, for giving breadth to their views, for their instruction in life and manners, and for instilling into their minds the advantage to the colonies as well as to the United Kingdom of the retention of the unity of the Empire...

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