The Monthly Review

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Hurst, Robinson, 1835

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592. oldal - graces. His hearers could not cough or look aside from him without loss ; he commanded when he spoke, and had his judges angry and pleased at his devotion. No man had their affections more in his power ; the fear of every man that heard him was lest he should make an end.
45. oldal - assembly of one nation, with one interest, that of the whole ; where not local purposes, not local prejudices, ought to guide, but the general good, resulting from the general reason of the whole. You choose a member, indeed; but when you have chosen him, he is not a member of Bristol, but he is a member of
592. oldal - There happened in my time, one noble speaker, who was full of gravity in his speaking ; his language, where he could spare or pass by a jest, was nobly censorious. No man ever spake more neatly, more pressly, more
607. oldal - Grace keeps the precious germs alive, When and wherever strewn. And duly shall appear, In verdure, beauty, strength. The tender blade, the stalk, the ear. And the full corn at length. Thou canst not toil in vain ; Cold,
591. oldal - Such letters as are written from wise men, are of all the words of man, in my judgment, the best ; for they are more natural than orations and public speeches, and more advised than conferences or present speeches. They are the best instructions for history, and, to a diligent reader, the best histories in themselves.
601. oldal - shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all
607. oldal - The bird that soars on highest wing, Builds on the ground her lowly nest; And she that doth most sweetly sing, Sings in the shade when all things rest: —In lark and nightingale we see What honour hath
45. oldal - :—"Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests, which interests each must maintain as an agent and advocate, against other agents and advocates; but parliament is a
616. oldal - His duteous toil of furrowing the green earth. For the tired slave, song lifts the languid oar, And bids it aptly fall, with chime That beautifies the fairest shore, And mitigates the harshest clime. Yon pilgrims see—in lagging file They move ; but soon the appointed way A choral Ave
226. oldal - and powerful frame. His dress was simple, and almost rustic. An old green shooting-coat, with a dog-whistle at the buttonhole, brown linen pantaloons, stout shoes that tied at the ankles, and a white hat that had evidently seen service. He came limping up the gravel walk, aiding himself by a stout walking-staff ; but moving rapidly and with vigour. By

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