The London Magazine, Volume 7

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1827
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Page 308 - My hounds are bred out of the Spartan kind, So flew'd, so sanded ; and their heads are hung With ears that sweep away the morning dew ; Crook-knee'd, and dew-lap'd like Thessalian bulls ; Slow in pursuit, but match'd in mouth like bells, Each under each.
Page 139 - And still upon that face I look, And think 'twill smile again ; And still the thought I will not brook That I must look in vain. But, when I speak, thou dost not say What thou ne'er left'st unsaid ; And now I feel, as well I may, Sweet Mary ! thou art dead. If thou wouldst stay e'en as thou art, All cold, and all serene, I still might press thy silent heart, And where thy smiles have been...
Page 139 - The time would e'er be o'er, And I on thee should look my last, And thou shouldst smile no more ! And still upon that face I look, And think 'twill smile again; And still the thought I will not brook, That I must look in vain. But when I speak — thou dost not say What thou ne'er left'st...
Page 224 - Try me, good king : but let me have a lawful trial, and let not my sworn enemies sit as my accusers and judges ; yea, let me receive an open trial, for my truth shall fear no open shame...
Page 455 - Again ; the mathematical postulate, that " things which are equal to the same are equal to one another," is similar to the form of the syllogism in logic, which unites things agreeing in the middle term.
Page 576 - You, accordingly make inquiries ; you feel a gratification in getting answers to your questions, that is, in receiving information, and in knowing more, — in being better informed than you were before. If you...
Page 276 - ... say majestic repose, and serene humanity, is visible throughout his works. In no line of them does he speak with asperity of any man ; scarcely ever even of a thing. He knows the good, and loves it ; he knows the bad and hateful, and rejects it ; but in neither case with violence : his love is calm and active ; his rejection is implied, rather than pronounced ; meek and gentle, though we see that it is thorough, and never to be revoked.
Page 579 - Home, the distinguished anatomist, it is found that this is the very process by which Flies and other insects of a similar description are enabled to walk up perpendicular surfaces, however smooth, as the sides of walls and panes of glass in windows, and to walk as easily along the ceiling of a room with their bodies downwards and their feet over head. Their feet, when examined by a microscope, are found to have flat...
Page 453 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The deep unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness in the desert air.
Page 213 - I wish they had as long ears. Princes in their infancy, childhood, and youth, are said to discover prodigious parts and wit, to speak things that surprise and astonish; strange, so many hopeful princes^.and so many shameful kings!

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