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Page 170 - A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay...
Page 401 - Labour alone, therefore, never varying in its own value, is alone the ultimate and real standard by which the value of all commodities can at all times and places be estimated and compared.
Page 119 - He loves external Nature with a singular depth; nay, we might say, he reverences her, and holds unspeakable communings with her : for Nature is no longer dead, hostile Matter, but the veil and mysterious Garment of the Unseen; as it were, the Voice with which the Deity proclaims himself to man.
Page 128 - The true philosophical Act is annihilation of self (Selbsttodtung) ; this is the real beginning of all Philosophy ; all requisites for being a Disciple of Philosophy point hither. This Act alone corresponds to all the conditions and characteristics of transcendental conduct. — " To become properly acquainted with a truth, we must first have disbelieved it, and disputed against it.
Page 394 - If the high price of corn were the effect, and not the cause of rent, price would be proportionally influenced as rents were high or low, and rent would be a component part of price. But that corn which is produced by the greatesl quantity of labour is the regulator of the price of corn...
Page 58 - The Circumstance which gives Authors an Advantage above all these great Masters, is this, that they can multiply their Originals; or rather can make Copies of their Works, to what Number they please, which shall be as valuable as the Originals themselves.
Page 147 - With some great flood, which most their fields renowns. This is that king who should make right each wrong, Of whom the bards and mystic...
Page 469 - ... were directed. Under these circumstances, as nothing could be done offensively, our sole object was to shelter the men as much as possible from this iron hail. With this view, they were commanded to leave the fires, and to hasten under the dyke. Thither all, accordingly, repaired, without much regard to order and regularity, and laying ourselves along wherever we could find room, we listened in painful silence to the scattering of grape shot among our huts, and to the shrieks and groans of those...
Page 117 - Space have no absolute existence, no existence out of our minds, it removes a stumbling-block from the very threshold of our Theology. For on this ground, when we say that the Deity is omnipresent and eternal, that with Him it is a universal Here and Now, we say nothing wonderful ; nothing but that He also created Time and Space, that Time and Space are not laws of His being, but only of ours.