Scribner's Magazine ..., Volume 16

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C. Scribner's sons, 1894
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Page 349 - I dined (said he) very well for eight-pence, with very good company, at the Pine Apple in Newstreet, just by. Several of them had travelled. They expected to meet every day ; but did not know one another's names. It used to cost the rest a shilling, for they drank wine ; but I had a cut of meat for six-pence, and bread for a penny, and gave the waiter a penny ; so that I was quite well served, nay, better than the rest, for they gave the waiter nothing.
Page 497 - Our fears, our hopes, our aims are one, Our comforts and our cares. 3 We share our mutual woes, Our mutual burdens bear ; And often for each other flows The sympathizing tear.
Page 670 - But no one cares except mysel' that serve an' understand My seven thousand horse-power here. Eh, Lord! They're grand — they're grand! Uplift am I ? When first in store the new-made beasties stood, Were Ye cast down that breathed the Word declarin
Page 670 - Now, a' together, hear them lift their lesson - theirs an' mine: 'Law, Orrder, Duty an' Restraint, Obedience, Discipline!
Page 336 - For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them.
Page 392 - Republics abound in young civilians who believe that the laws make the city, that grave modifications of the policy and modes of living and employments of the population, that commerce, education and religion may be voted in or out ; and that any measure, though it were absurd, may be imposed on a people if only you can get sufficient voices to make it a law. But the wise know that foolish legislation is a rope of sand which perishes in the twisting ; 1 that the State must follow and not lead the...
Page 670 - An' whiles I wonder if a soul was gied them wi' the blows. Oh for a man to weld it then, in one trip-hammer strain, Till even first-class passengers could tell the meanin' plain ! But no one cares except mysel' that serve an' understand My seven thousand horse-power here.
Page 50 - All mankind by their fall lost communion with God, are under his wrath and curse, and so made liable to all the miseries of this life, to death itself, and to the pains of hell for ever.

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