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Hazlitt regarded print as “a kind of public monitor, a written conscience, from which nothing is hid.” (The influence of Books on Manner” New Monthly Magazine, May 1828: 414)
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Page 66 - Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.
Page 15 - And slight withal may be the things which bring Back on the heart the weight which it would fling Aside for ever: it may be a sound — A tone of music— summer's eve — or spring — A flower — the wind — the ocean — which shall wound, Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound ; XXIV.
Page 65 - I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich,) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.
Page 547 - For the needy shall not alway be forgotten : the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.
Page 65 - And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.
Page 103 - But whither goes that wealth, and gladdening whom? See, left but life enough, and breathing-room The hunger and the hope of life to feel, Yon pale Mechanic bending: o'er his loom, And Childhood's self, as at Ixion's wheel, From morn till midnight tasked to earn its little meal.
Page 288 - Columbus had formed his theory, it became fixed in his mind with singular firmness, and influenced his entire character and conduct. He never spoke in doubt or hesitation, but with as much certainty as if his eyes had beheld the promised land.
Page 341 - Would harrow up thy soul; freeze thy young blood; Make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres; Thy knotted and combined locks to part, And each particular hair to stand on end, Like quills upon the fretful porcupine : But this eternal blazon must not be To ears of flesh and blood : — List, list, O list ! — If thou didst ever thy dear father love, Ham.
Page 293 - Columbus was a man of great and inventive genius. The operations of his mind, were energetic but irregular ; bursting forth at times with that irresistible force which characterizes intellects of such an order. His mind had grasped all kinds of knowledge connected with his pursuits ; and though his information may appear limited at the present day, and some of his errors palpable, it is because...
Page 103 - AND call they this Improvement? — to have changed My native Clyde, thy once romantic shore, Where Nature's face is banish'd and estranged. And Heaven reflected in thy wave no more ; Whose banks, that sweeten'd May-day's breath before Lie sere and leafless now in summer's beam, With sooty exhalations cover'd o'er ; And for the daisied green-sward, down thy stream Unsightly brick-lanes smoke, and clanking engines gleam.