Essays: Political and Miscellaneous, Volumen2

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Página 149 - gainst him did hell oppose her might, In vain the Turks and Morians armed be ; His soldiers wild, to brawls and mutines prest, Reduced he to peace ; so heaven him blest. ii. 0 heavenly muse, that not with fading bays Deckest thy brow by th...
Página 221 - Deformed persons are commonly even with nature ; for as nature hath done ill by them, so do they by nature; being for the most part, as the Scripture saith, " void of natural affection :" and so they have their revenge of nature.
Página 236 - When I say, My bed shall comfort me, My couch shall ease my complaint; Then thou scarest me with dreams, And terrifiest me through visions : So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than my life.
Página 285 - Je ne veux point vous en accabler , ni m'amuser à vous dire que votre taille est admirable , que votre teint a une beauté et une fleur qui assurent que vous n'avez que vingt ans ; que votre bouche , vos dents et vos cheveux sont incomparables ; je ne veux point vous dire toutes ces choses , votre miroir vous le dit assez...
Página 233 - The Mathematical and other Writings of ROBERT LESLIE ELLIS, MA, late Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. Edited by WILLIAM WALTON, MA Trinity College, with a Biographical Memoir by the Very Reverend HARVEY GOODWIN, DD Dean of Ely. 8vo. 16*.
Página 188 - We could thus transmit a push through a row of a hundred boys, each particular boy, however, only swaying to and fro. Thus, also, we send sound through the air, and shake the drum of a distant ear, while each particular particle of the -air concerned in the transmission of the pulse makes only a small oscillation...
Página 177 - is a very brisk agitation of the insensible parts of the object, which produce in us that sensation from which we denominate the object hot : so what in our sensation is heat in the object is nothing but motion...
Página 185 - We analyze the space in which he is immersed, and which is the vehicle of his power. We pass to other systems and other suns, each pouring forth energy like our own, but still without infringement of the law which reveals immutability in the midst of change, which recognizes incessant transference and conversion, but neither final gain nor loss. This law generalizes the aphorism of Solomon that there is nothing new under the sun, by teaching us to detect everywhere, under its infinite variety of...
Página 189 - Scientific education, he everywhere insists, ought to teach us to see the invisible, as well as the visible, in nature ; to picture, with the eye of the mind, those operations which entirely elude the eye of the body...
Página 185 - ... melt in air, — the flux of power is eternally the same. It rolls in music through the ages, and all terrestrial energy, — the manifestations of life, as well as the display of phenomena, are but the modulations of its rhythm.

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