The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 140

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Atlantic Monthly Company, 1927 - American essays
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Page 277 - make of it!' He became conscious of the words his brother was reading. 'Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and hi the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these
Page 548 - glowing; rapturous and frightened by turns. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done. It must have been the eye of his heart which he had been
Page 369 - in office, to which your suffrages have twice called me, have been a uniform sacrifice of inclination to the opinion of duty, and to a deference to what appeared to be your wishes. ... I rejoice that the state of your concerns, external as well as internal, no longer renders the pursuit of inclination incompatible with the pursuit of duty or propriety.
Page 377 - in retiring from the presidential office after their second term, has become, by universal concurrence, a part of our republican system of government, and that any departure from this time-honored custom would be unwise, unpatriotic and fraught with peril to our free institutions. There
Page 343 - And the Lord said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the Lord against the sun, that the fierce anger of the Lord may be turned away from Israel.
Page 201 - Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Page 277 - the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
Page 317 - The impression we receive is of a feverish struggle for literary existence, a terrible pressure of the poetical population on the means of subsistence. 'Pope writes: — When sick of muse our follies we deplore And promise our best friends to write no more, We wake next morning in a raging fit, And call for pen and ink to show our wit.
Page 720 - God hath given power to his ministers to declare and pronounce to his people, being penitent, the absolution and remission of their sins, and that
Page 370 - General Washington set the example of retirement at the end of eight years. I shall follow it; and a few more precedents will oppose the obstacle of habit to any one after a while who shall endeavor to extend his term.

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