The Quarterly Review, Volume 127

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J. Murray, 1869
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Page 118 - The body and blood of Christ which are verily and indeed taken and received by the faithful in the Lord's Supper.
Page 194 - And to the fray he rode amain, Followed by all the archer train. The fiery youth with desperate charge, Made, for a space, an opening large, — The rescued banner rose : — But darkly closed the war around; Like pine-tree, rooted from the ground, It sunk among the foes.
Page 432 - To live within himself; she was his life, The ocean to the river of his thoughts, Which terminated all: upon a tone, A touch of hers, his blood would ebb and flow, And his cheek change tempestuously— his heart Unknowing of its cause of agony. But she in these fond feelings had no share: Her sighs were not for him; to her he was Even as a brother— but no more...
Page 478 - Like leaves on trees the race of man is found, Now green in youth, now withering on the ground ; Another race the following spring supplies ; They fall successive, and successive rise : So generations in their course decay; So flourish these when those are pass'd away.
Page 431 - What an odd situation and friendship is ours ! — without one spark of love on either side, and produced by circumstances which in general lead to coldness on one side, and aversion on the other.
Page 168 - To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest possible degree.
Page 117 - O come to our Communion Feast : There present in the heart, Not in the hands, th' eternal Priest Will His true self impart...
Page 434 - Not merely from casual expressions, but from the whole tenor of Lord Byron's feelings, I could not but conclude he was a believer in the inspiration of the Bible, and had the gloomiest Calvinistic tenets. To that unhappy view of the relation of the creature to the Creator, I have always ascribed the misery of his life.
Page 424 - Her husband discovered the amour, and murdered his wife ; but the murderer was the same night found dead in the street, and there was no one on whom any suspicion could be attached.
Page 85 - In one place the caves are only to be approached by a perpendicular descent of many hundred feet by ladders of bamboo and rattan, over a sea rolling violently against the rocks. When the mouth of the cavern is attained, the perilous office of taking the nests must often be performed by torch-light, by penetrating into...

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