The St. James's Magazine, Volume 28

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W. Kent, 1871 - Great Britain
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Page 491 - I am made up of an intensest life, Of a most clear idea of consciousness Of self, distinct from all its qualities, From all affections, passions, feelings, powers; And thus far it exists, if tracked, in all: But linked, in me, to self-supremacy, Existing as a centre to all things. Most potent to create and rule and call Upon all things to minister to it...
Page 315 - And it came to pass, when Laban heard the tidings of Jacob, his sister's son, that he ran to meet him, and embraced him, and kissed him, and brought him to his house And he told Laban all these things. And Laban said to him, Surely thou art my bone and my flesh.
Page 498 - So when four years were wholly finished, She threw her royal robes away. " Make me a cottage in the vale," she said, " Where I may mourn and pray. " Yet pull not down my palace towers, that are So lightly, beautifully built : Perchance I may return with others there When I have purged my guilt.
Page 494 - Nay, dearest, nay, if thou wouldst have me paint The home to which, could love fulfil its prayers, This hand would lead thee, listen !* a deep vale Shut out by Alpine hills from the rude world...
Page 384 - The Inquisition is as follows : — " An Inquisition taken at Saint Columb, on Monday next after the Feast of Saint Lawrence, in the sixth year of the reign of King Richard the Second after the Conquest of England, before Roger Juyl, Escheator of the Lord the King...
Page 494 - A palace lifting to eternal summer Its marble walls, from out a glossy bower Of coolest foliage musical with birds, Whose songs should syllable thy name! At noon We'd sit beneath the arching vines, and wonder Why Earth could be unhappy, while the Heavens Still left us youth and love!
Page 497 - A glorious devil, large in heart and brain, That did love beauty only — beauty seen In ail varieties of mould and mind — And knowledge for its beauty ; or if good, Good only for its beauty...
Page 223 - As for nobility in particular persons, it is a reverend thing to see an ancient castle or building not in decay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and perfect. How much more to behold an ancient noble family, which hath stood against the waves and weathers of time.
Page 422 - In men whom men condemn as ill I find so much of goodness still, In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot, I hesitate to draw a line Between the two, where God has not.

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