Fraser's Magazine, Volume 9

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Longmans, Green, 1874
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Page 399 - That generous loyalty to rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart which kept alive, even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom. . . . The nnbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise
Page 526 - God Almighty first planted a garden,' he says, ' and indeed it is the purest of human pleasures ; it is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man ; without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks.' In many another space and square, and in many an unsuspected nook in the very thick of
Page 586 - remuneration, you may think my songs either above or below price ; for they shall absolutely be one or the other. In the honest enthusiasm with which I embark in your undertaking, to talk of money, wages, fee, hire, &c., would be downright prostitution of soul ! A proof of each of the songs
Page 401 - the thing he was, and join'd Each office of the social hour To noble manners, as the flower And native growth of noble mind. There is an abbreviation of that grand old name, which in its elimination of syllables so happily symbolises the elimination of the qualities expressed by them, that I would suggest the extension of its use from
Page 719 - enterprised a railroad through the valley—you blasted its rocks away, heaped thousands of tons of shale into its lovely stream. The valley is gone, and the gods with it ; and now, every fool in Buxton can be at Bakewell in half an hour, and every fool in Bakewell at Buxton ; which you think a lucrative process of exchange
Page 4 - would secure to the Irish Parliament the right of legislating for and regulating all matters relating to the internal affairs of Ireland, while leaving to the Imperial Parliament the power of dealing with all questions affecting the Imperial Crown and Government, legislation regarding the colonies and other dependencies of tho Crown,
Page 35 - approached the communion table '—thus proceeded the consecration in the most solemn stage—' he made several low bowings ; and coming up to the side of the table, where the bread and wine were covered, he bowed seven times; and then, after the reading of many prayers, he came near the bread,
Page 481 - ever after, he finds himself alone, among the Yorkshire hills. For the first time the silence of Nature round him, her freedom sealed to him. her glory opened to him. Peace at last; no roll of cart-wheel, nor mutter of sullen voices in the back shop ; but curlew-cry in the
Page 679 - for the purpose of Trade or Manufacture within the Metropolis (although a Steam Engine be not used or employed therein), shall in all cases be constructed or altered so as to consume or burn the Smoke arising from such Furnace' ; and that if any person shall
Page 481 - of heaven, and welling of bell-toned streamlet by its shadowy rock. Freedom at last. Dead-wall, dark railing, fenced field, gated garden, all passed away like the dream of a prisoner ; and behold, far as foot or eye can range, the moor and cloud. Loveliness at last. It is here then among these deserted vales ! Not among men.

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