Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 96

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W. Blackwood, 1864
 

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Page 423 - And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. And he came and touched the bier ; and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, arise ; and he that was dead sat up, and began to speak ; and he delivered him to his mother.
Page 335 - Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and when he has reached ground encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of my labours, had it been early, had been kind; but it has been delayed till I am indifferent, and cannot enjoy it; till I am solitary, and •cannot impart it; till I am known, and do not want it.
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Page 335 - A writer of dictionaries; a harmless drudge, that busies himself in tracing the original, and detailing the signification of words.
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Page 588 - And he shall come again with glory to judge both the quick and the dead : Whose kingdom shall have no end.
Page 335 - Seven years, my Lord, have now passed since I waited in your outward rooms or was repulsed from your door; during which time I have been pushing on my work through difficulties of which it is useless to complain and have brought it at last to the verge of publication without one act of assistance, one word of encouragement, or one smile of favor.
Page 573 - THE HISTORY OF OUR LORD, as exemplified in Works of Art, with that of His Types, St. John the Baptist, and other persons of the Old and New Testament.
Page 628 - The President is not willing to uncover the capital entirely ; and it is believed that even if this were prudent, it would require more time to effect a junction between your army and that of the Rappahannock by the way of the Potomac and York River, than by a land march.
Page 632 - If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persons in Washington. " You have done your best to sacrifice this army.

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