The victim of intolerance; or, the hermit of Killarney, Том 1

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Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, 1814 - Всего страниц: 181

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Стр. 121 - The cloud-capt towers, the gorgeous palaces, The solemn temples, the great globe itself; * Yea, all which it inherit, shall dissolve, And, like the baseless fabric of a vision, Leave not a wreck behind.
Стр. 134 - Oh! he will tell thee, that the wealth of worlds Should ne'er seduce his bosom to forego That sacred hour...
Стр. 76 - ... enforce the practice of military exercises, and oblige either all the citizens of the military age, or a certain number of them, to join in some measure the trade of a soldier to whatever other trade or profession they may happen to carry on.
Стр. 148 - If the rod be bent too much one way, says the proverb, in order to make it straight you must bend it as much the other. The French philosophers, who have proposed the system which represents agriculture as the sole source of the revenue and wealth of every country, seem to have adopted this proverbial maxim; and as in the plan of Mr.
Стр. 176 - If we sow corn on our arable land, and feed cattle on our pastures ; if we cultivate the grape beneath a congenial sky, and breed sheep where their fleeces will be abundant...
Стр. 76 - Into other arts the division of labour is naturally introduced by the prudence of individuals who find that they promote their private interest better by confining themselves to a particular trade than by exercising a great number. But it is the wisdom of the state only which can render the trade of a soldier a particular trade separate and distinct from all others.
Стр. 185 - The preamble to the writ affirms it to be ' a most equitable rule that what concerns all should be approved by all, and common dangers should be repelled by united efforts.
Стр. 178 - Hardy professions of impartiality are indeed held forth, to attract unwary merit ; and selfish mediocrity finds the most exquisite of all its gratifications in the momentary chance of harassing the talent it would tremble to confront. The candidates are locked up to write themes, solve...
Стр. 76 - With sweet responsive sympathy of tones; (So the fair flower expands its lucid form To meet the sun, and shuts it to the storm) ; For thee my borders nurse the fragrant wreath, My fountains murmur, and my zephyrs breathe; Slow slides the painted snail, the gilded fly Smooths his fine down, to charm thy curious eye; On twinkling fins my pearly...

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