Proceedings of the Philological Society, Volumes 1-6

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George Bell, 1844 - Philology
Vol. 6, appendix: A dictionary of the Circassian language / by L. Loewe.

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Page 229 - Through the strict senteries* and stations thick Of Angels watching round ? Here he had need All circumspection, and we now no less Choice in our suffrage; for on whom we send The weight of all and our last hope relies.
Page 162 - And it shall become small dust in all the land of Egypt, and shall be a boil breaking forth with blains upon man, and upon beast, throughout all the land of Egypt.
Page 233 - The seasons' difference ; as, the icy fang, And churlish chiding of the winter's wind; Which when it bites and blows upon my body, Even till I shrink with cold, I smile, and say, — This is no flattery: these are counsellors That feelingly persuade me what I am.
Page 97 - Therefore doth heaven divide The state of man in divers functions, Setting endeavour in continual motion ; To which is fixed, as an aim or butt, Obedience : for so work the...
Page 71 - THE assignation of particular names to denote particular objects, that is, the institution of nouns substantive, would, probably be one of the ' first steps towards the formation of language. Two savages, who had never been taught to speak, but had been bred up remote from the societies of men, would naturally begin to form that language by which they would endeavour to make their mutual wants intelligible to each other, by uttering certain sounds, whenever they meant to denote certain...
Page 293 - What may this mean, That thou, dead corse, again in complete steel Revisit'st thus the glimpses of the moon, Making night hideous; and we fools of nature So horridly to shake our disposition With thoughts beyond the reaches of our souls?
Page 1 - THE PHILOLOGICAL, SOCIETY is formed for the investigation of the Structure, the Affinities, and the History of Languages ; and the Philological Illustration of the Classical Writers of Greece and Borne.
Page 261 - Their dearest action in the tented field, And little of this great world can I speak, More than pertains to feats of broil and battle, And therefore little shall I grace my cause In speaking for myself. Yet, by your gracious patience, I will a round unvarnish'd tale deliver Of my whole course of love ; what drugs, what charms, What conjuration and what mighty magic, For such proceeding I am charged withal, I won his daughter.
Page 299 - Fortunes, quotha ? What have two such old weatherbeaten fellows, as thee and I are, to do with fortune ? or, indeed, what has fortune to do with us ? Flip and tobacco is the only luxury we have any relish for : had we fine houses, could we live in...
Page 288 - Salt is good ; but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be seasoned ? It is neither fit for the land, nor yet for the dunghill ; but men cast it out. He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.

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