Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volumen20


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Página 41 - May we know what this new doctrine, whereof thou speakest, is? 20. For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean. 21. (For all the Athenians, and strangers which were there, spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell or to hear some new thing.) 22.
Página 118 - Lo! in yon brilliant window-niche How statue-like I see thee stand! The agate lamp within thy hand, Ah ! Psyche, from the regions which Are Holy Land! ISRAFEL And the angel Israfel, whose heartstrings are a lute, and who has the sweetest voice of all God's creatures.
Página 45 - For woman is not undevelopt man But diverse: could we make her as the man, Sweet love were slain : his dearest bond is this Not like to like, but like in difference. Yet in the long years liker must they grow ; The man be more of woman, she of man ; He gain in sweetness and in moral height, Nor lose the wrestling thews that throw the world ; She mental breadth, nor fail in childward care, Nor lose the childlike in the larger mind; Till at the last she set herself to man, Like perfect music unto noble...
Página 118 - To HELEN Helen, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, The weary, way-worn wanderer bore To his own native shore. On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. Lo! in yon brilliant window-niche How statue-like I see thee stand! The agate lamp within thy hand, Ah! Psyche, from the regions which Are Holy Land!
Página 20 - I shall endeavor properly to repress them, although it is impossible that they should be altogether extinguished. We must, indeed, fly beyond the civilized world ; we must pass the dominion of law and the boundaries of knowledge ; we must, more especially, withdraw ourselves from this place, and the scenes and objects which here surround us, — if we would separate ourselves entirely from the influence of all those memorials of herself which ancient Greece has transmitted for the admiration and...
Página 129 - Et tout homme d'honneur s'en doit scandaliser. Je vous vois accabler un homme de caresses, Et témoigner pour lui les dernières tendresses; De protestations, d'offres et de serments Vous chargez la fureur de vos embrassements; Et quand je vous demande après quel est cet homme, A peine pouvez-vous dire comme il se nomme; Votre chaleur pour lui tombe en vous séparant, Et vous me le traitez, à moi, d'indifférent.
Página 301 - British constitution; that it is an essential, unalterable right, in nature, engrafted into the British constitution, as a fundamental law, and ever held sacred and irrevocable by the subjects within the realm, that what a man has honestly acquired is absolutely his own, which he may freely give, but cannot be taken from him without his consent...
Página 132 - Et je suis, quelque ardeur qu'elle m'ait pu donner, Le premier à les voir, comme à les condamner. Mais, avec tout cela, quoi que je puisse faire, Je confesse mon foible; elle a l'art de me plaire : J'ai beau voir ses défauts , et j'ai beau l'en blâmer, En dépit qu'on en ait, elle se fait aimer...
Página 168 - It is a shameful and unblessed thing to take the scum of people, and wicked condemned men, to be the people with whom you plant; and not only so, but it spoileth the plantation; for they will ever live like rogues, and not fall to work, but be lazy, and do mischief, and spend victuals, and be quickly weary, and then certify over to their country to the discredit of the plantation.
Página 21 - ... to transmit the great inheritance unimpaired; that in our estimate of public principles and private virtue, in our veneration of religion and piety, in our devotion to civil and religious liberty, in our regard to whatever advances human knowledge or improves human happiness, we are not altogether unworthy of our origin.

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