Blackwood's Magazine, Volum 103

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W. Blackwood, 1868
 

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Side 477 - O now, for ever, Farewell the tranquil mind ! Farewell content ! Farewell the plumed troop, and the big wars, That make ambition virtue ! O, farewell ! Farewell the neighing steed, and the shrill trump, The spirit-stirring drum, the ear-piercing fife, The royal banner ; and all quality. Pride, pomp, and circumstance of glorious war...
Side 34 - Hitherto shalt thou come, but no farther, and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Side 560 - Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better.
Side 258 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Side 543 - ... and what we ought to do and what we ought not to do, whoever came into the world without having an innate idea of them?
Side 628 - Stand and hold fast, from henceforth, the place to which you have been heir by the succession of your forefathers, being now delivered to you by the authority of Almighty God, and by the hands of us and all the bishops and servants of God.
Side 511 - I quoted Martial; and when I had a mind to be a fine gentleman, I talked Ovid. I was convinced that none but the ancients had common sense; that the classics contained everything that was either necessary, useful, or ornamental to men; and I was not without thoughts of wearing the toga virilis of the Romans, instead of the vulgar .and illiberal dress of the moderns.
Side 450 - gainst treason's might, This hand hath always striven, And ye raise it up for a witness still In the eye of earth and heaven. Then nail my head on yonder tower — Give every town a limb — And God who made shall gather them : I go from you to Him...
Side 449 - Then the Provost he uprose, And his lip was ashen white, But a flush was on his brow, And his eye was full of light. " Thou hast spoken, Randolph Murray, Like a soldier stout and true ; Thou hast done a deed of daring Had been perilled but by few. For thou hast not shamed to face us, Nor to speak thy ghastly tale, Standing...
Side 469 - These savages, who want all manner of regard and deference to the rest of mankind, come only to show themselves to us, without any other purpose than to let us know they despise us. The gross of an audience is composed of two sorts of people, those who know no pleasure but of the body, and those who improve or command corporeal pleasures by the addition of fine sentiments of the mind.

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