L'idéalisme anglais: étude sur Carlyle

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G. Baillière, 1864 - Idealism - 187 pages
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Page 193 - Nouveau formulaire magistral, précédé d'une Notice sur les hôpitaux de Paris, de généralités sur l'art de formuler, suivi d'un Précis sur les eaux minérales naturelles et artificielles, d'un Mémorial thérapeutique, de notions sur l'emploi des contrepoisons et sur les secours à donner aux empoisonnés et aux asphyxiés.
Page 34 - I might call them two boundless, and, indeed, unexampled electric machines (turned by the ' machinery of society'), with batteries of opposite quality ; Drudgism the negative, Dandyism the positive. One attracts hourly towards it, and appropriates all the positive electricity of the nation (namely, the money thereof) ; the other is equally busy with the negative (that is to say, the hunger), which is equally potent.
Page 109 - Generation after generation takes to itself the Form of a Body; and forth-issuing from Cimmerian Night, on Heaven's mission APPEARS. What Force and Fire is in each he expends: one grinding in the mill of Industry; one hunter-like climbing the giddy Alpine heights of Science; one madly dashed in pieces on the rocks of Strife, in war with his fellow: — and then the Heaven-sent is recalled; his earthly Vesture falls away, and soon even to Sense becomes a vanished Shadow.
Page 109 - But whence ?—O Heaven, whither ? Sense knows not; Faith knows not; only that it is through Mystery to Mystery, from God and to God. ' " We are such stuff As Dreams are made of, and our little Life Is rounded with a sleep!
Page 39 - ... attainable. All knowledge and device and effort ought to be directed thither and thither only : Pig science, Pig enthusiasm and Devotion have this one aim. It is the Whole Duty of Pigs. ' 5. Pig Poetry ought to consist of universal recognition of the excellence of Pig's-wash and ground barley, and the felicity of Pigs whose trough is in order, and who have had enough : Hrumph ! ' 6. The Pig knows the weather ; he ought to look out what kind of weather it will be. '7. " Who made the Pig ? " Unknown...
Page 172 - There is no religion ; there is no God ; man has lost his soul, and vainly seeks antiseptic salt. Vainly : in killing Kings, in passing Reform Bills, in French Revolutions, Manchester Insurrections, is found no remedy. The foul elephantine leprosy, alleviated for an hour, reappears in new force and desperateness next hour.
Page 48 - Behold therefore, this England of the Year 1200 was no chimerical vacuity or dreamland, peopled with mere vaporous Fantasms, Rymer's Foedera, and Doctrines of the Constitution; but a green solid place, that grew corn and several other things. The Sun shone on it; the vicissitude of seasons and human fortunes. Cloth was woven and worn; ditches were dug, furrowfields ploughed, and houses built.
Page 25 - what is man ? An omnivorous Biped that wears Breeches. To the eye of Pure Reason what is he ? A Soul, a Spirit, and divine Apparition. Round his mysterious ME, there lies, under all those wool-rags, a Garment of Flesh (or of Senses), contextured in the Loom of Heaven ; whereby he is revealed to his like, and dwells with them in UNION and DIVISION ; and sees and fashions for himself a Universe, with azure Starry Spaces, and long Thousands of Years.
Page 200 - Descuret. 1 862, in-8 6 fr. ZIMMERMANN, De la solitude, des causes qui en font naître le goût, de ses inconvénients, de ses avantages, et de son influence sur les passions, l'imagination , l'esprit et le cœur; traduit de l'allemand par M. Jourdan. Nouvelle édition, 1840, in-8 3 fr. 50 Journal de l'anaionile et de la physiologie normales et pathologiques de l'homme et des animaux, rédigé par MM.
Page 171 - To speak in the ancient dialect, we 'have forgotten God'; - in the most modern dialect and very truth of the matter, we have taken up the Fact of this Universe as it is not. We have quietly closed our eyes to the eternal Substance of things, and opened them only to the Shows and Shams of things.

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