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Page 451 - It needeth more than a single denization, being a double stranger; sprung from the stock of the ancient Romans, but bred in the new world, of the rudeness whereof it cannot but participate, especially having wars and tumults to bring it to light instead of the Muses.
Page 436 - Notes of a Twelve Years' Voyage of Discovery in the First Six Books of the /Eneis.
Page 476 - Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read. And Homer will be all the books you need.
Page 441 - I do not for a moment hesitate to say that the discovery of the Comparative method in philology, in mythology — let me add in politics and history and the whole range of human thought — marks a stage in the progress of the human mind at least as great and memorable as the revival of Greek and Latin learning.
Page iv - ... country at the present day, and what are their prospects of retaining that position ? The most salient feature in the intellectual development of this century has been the progress of science. And this century is the first since the revival of learning in which a serious challenge has been thrown down to the defenders of the humanistic tradition. But I think it will be found that the position of humanism in this country at the close English of the century is much stronger than it was at the j^^fe18...
Page 426 - I may die in the attempt," he writes to a friend ; " but if I die without surpassing Sir William Jones a hundredfold in Oriental learning, let never a tear for me profane the eye of a Borderer.
Page 129 - ... of the last five years of his life, from the autumn of 1845 to November 1850. Fortunately, he had the full use for many months of the two Leyden MSS. His native sagacity, guided and sharpened by long and varied experience, saw at a glance their relations to each other and to the original from which they were derived, and made clear the arbitrary way in which the common texts had been constructed. His zeal warming as he advanced, one truth after another revealed itself to him, so that at length...
Page 423 - Egypt which drowns the spirit in effeminate indifference ; rather they are like the fydpfiaicov e<r6\ov, the remedial specific, which, freshening the understanding by contact with the truth and strength of nature, should both improve its vigilance against deceit and danger, and increase its vigour and resolution for the discharge of duty.