The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen218

A. Constable, 1913
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Página 283 - old decayed serving-men and tapsters, and such kind of ' fellows ; and their troops are gentlemen's sons, younger sons, ' and persons of quality : do you think that the spirits of such ' base and mean fellows will ever be able to encounter gentle' men that have honour and courage and resolution in them
Página 31 - It is good also not to try experiments in States except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident : and well to beware that it be the reformation which draweth on the change, and not the desire of change that pretendeth the reformation ; and lastly that the novelty, though it be not rejected, yet be held for a
Página 114 - of translation.' ' It were as wise [he said] to cast a violet ' into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle ' of its colour and odour, as seek to transfuse from one language ' into another the creations of a poet.
Página 269 - E se ben ti ricordi, e vedi lume, Vedrai te simigliante a quella inferma, Che non può trovar posa in su le piume. Ma con dar volta suo dolore scherma.
Página 206 - of the Democratic party that the federal government has ' no constitutional power to impose and collect tariff duties, ' except for the purposes of revenue only,' and although the Republicans ' reaffirmed the American doctrine of
Página 121 - Aurengzebe ' embody the idea of Macedonius in epigrammatic and felicitous verse : ' Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay. To-morrow's falser than the former day.
Página 116 - And thou, dost thou disdain to yield thy breath, Whose very life is little more than death ? More than one-half by lazy sleep possest, And when awake, thy soul but nods at best, Day-dreams and sickly thoughts revolving in thy breast. Eternal troubles haunt thy anxious mind, Whose cause and
Página 202 - : ' Brief, on a flying night, From the shaken tower, A flock of bells take flight. And go with the hour. ' Like birds from the cote to the gales, Abrupt—O hark ! A fleet of bells set sails, And go with the dark. ' Sudden the cold airs swing. Alone, aloud, A verse of bells takes wing And flies with the cloud.
Página 118 - To cite another case, the following lines of ' Paradise Lost ' may be compared with the treatment accorded by Euripides to the same subject : 'Oh, why did God Creator wise, that peopled highest Heaven With spirits masculine, create at last This novelty on Earth, this fair defect Of Nature, and not fill the World at once With men as Angels, without feminine ; Or find some other way to generate Mankind?
Página 365 - it. Sir, as you would a guinea, into small coin ?—which done—let the father of confusion puzzle you if he can ; or put a different idea either into your head, or your reader's head, if he knows how.

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