The Home and Foreign Review, Volume 2

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Williams and Norgate, 1863

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Page 134 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long...
Page 621 - For when I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, eat, drink, be merry or sad, be...
Page 621 - I speake, kepe silence, sit, stand, or go, eate, drinke, be merie, or sad, be sowyng, plaiyng, dauncing, or doing anie thing els, I must do it, as it were, in soch weight, mesure, and number, even so perfitelie, as God made the world, or else I am so sharplie taunted...
Page 502 - But if the fossil memorials have been correctly interpreted— if we have here before us at the northern base of the Pyrenees a sepulchral vault with skeletons of human beings, consigned by friends and relatives to their last restingplace — if we have also at the portal of the tomb the relics of funeral feasts, and within it indications of viands destined for the use of the departed on their way to a land of spirits; while among the funeral gifts are weapons wherewith in other fields to chase the...
Page 672 - tis Death itself there dies. EPITAPH. STOP, Christian Passer-by — Stop, child of God, And read with gentle breast. Beneath this sod A poet lies, or that which once seem'd he — O lift one thought in prayer for STC ; That he who many a year with toil of breath Found death in life, may here find life in death ! Mercy for praise — to be forgiven for fame He ask'd, and hoped, through Christ. Do thou the same ! AN ODE TO THE RAIN.
Page 353 - I dare boldly eay, that never any particular person, either before or since, did build any stone or brick house for his private habitation, but such as have lately obtained estates, according to the course of the law of England.
Page 135 - Drop down dew, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the Just; let the earth be opened and bud forth a Savior."* Then the Son of God quitted the eternal mansions of His Father, and " appeared,
Page 353 - Irish, for they used to lay bonaght upon their people, and never gave their soldier any other pay. But when the English had learned it, they used it with more insolence, and made it more intolerable...
Page 406 - Well, there are several things which I never will tolerate ; I will begin by ourselves. I will not tolerate the permanent occupation of Constantinople by the Russians ; having said this, I will say that it never shall be held by the English, or French, or any other great nation.
Page 592 - I conclude as follows : — if there is a form of Christianity now in the world which is accused of gross superstition, of borrowing its rites and customs from the heathen, and of ascribing to forms and ceremonies an occult virtue ; — a religion which is considered to burden and enslave the mind by its requisitions, to address itself to the weak-minded and ignorant, to be supported by sophistry and imposture, and to contradict reason and exalt mere irrational faith; — a religion which impresses...

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