Fifty Years of Public Work of Sir Henry Cole, K. C. B., Accounted for in His Deeds, Speeches and Writings, 2. kötet

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346. oldal - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
379. oldal - The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their power as a State depend.
203. oldal - With .skirmish and capricious passagings, And murmurs musical and swift jug jug, And one low piping sound more sweet than all...
258. oldal - I confidently hope that the first impression which the view of this vast collection will produce upon the spectator will be that of deep thankfulness to the Almighty for the blessings which He has bestowed .upon us already here below ; and the second, the conviction that they can only be realized in proportion to the help which we are prepared to render each other ; therefore, only by peace, love, and ready assistance, not only between individuals, but between the nations of the earth.
363. oldal - The rich man's sins are hidden In the pomp of wealth and station, And escape the sight Of the children of light, Who are wise in their generation.
76. oldal - Wherefore, if the gentleman's son be apt to learning, let him be admitted ; if not apt, let the poor man's child that is apt enter his room.
186. oldal - The knights are dust, And their good swords are rust, Their souls are with the saints, we trust.
215. oldal - Whilst formerly the greatest mental energies strove at universal knowledge, and that knowledge was confined to the few, now they are directed on specialities, and in these, again, even to the minutest points; but the knowledge acquired becomes at once the property of the community at large...
214. oldal - ... we are living at a period of most wonderful transition, which tends rapidly to accomplish that great end to which indeed all history points — the realization of the unity of mankind ; not a unity which breaks down the limits and levels the peculiar characteristics of the different nations of the earth, but rather a unity the result and product...
75. oldal - That he thought it not indifferent so to order the matter ; for,' said he, ' poor men's children are many times endued with more singular gifts of nature, which are also the gifts of God, as, with eloquence, memory, apt pronunciation, sobriety, and such like ; and also commonly more apt to apply their study, than is the gentleman's son, delicately educated.

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