The National Quarterly Review, Volumes 29-30

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Pudney & Russell, 1874

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Page 17 - ... found Rome a city of brick, and left it a city of marble.
Page 343 - is there one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life ?" The Master said, " Is not RECIPROCITY such a word ? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
Page 294 - They only ask of me one town in Louisiana, but I already consider the colony as entirely lost, and it appears to me that in the hands of this growing power, it will be more useful to the policy and even to the commerce of France, than if I should attempt to keep it.
Page 214 - To return to general words : it is plain, by what has been said, that general and universal belong not to the real existence of things ; but are the inventions and creatures of the understanding, made by it for its own use, and concern only signs, whether words or ideas.
Page 95 - And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span. And he had an helmet of brass upon his head, and he was armed with a coat of mail ; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass. And he had greaves of brass upon his legs, and a target of brass between his shoulders.
Page 313 - Tristram' had appeared, Sterne asked a Yorkshire lady of fortune and condition, whether she had read his book. 'I have not, Mr. Sterne,' was the answer ; ' and to be plain with you, I am informed it is not proper for female perusal.
Page 86 - that is it which most grieves him, because he is sure never to see his child there.' " When she was extremely ill, her physician said, ' Madam, you are near the bottom of the hill, but we will endeavor to get you up again.
Page 86 - Stay," he writes one morning — it is the 14th of December, 1710 —" Stay, I will answer some of your letter this morning in bed — let me see. Come and appear little letter! Here I am says he, and what say you to Stella this morning fresh and fasting? And can Stella read this writing without hurting her dear eyes?
Page 335 - There is government, when the prince is prince, and the minister is minister; when the father is father, and the son is son.
Page 331 - From the man bringing his bundle of dried flesh for my teaching upwards, I have never refused instruction to anyone." VIII. The Master said, "I do not open up the truth to one who is not eager to get knowledge, nor help out anyone who is not anxious to explain himself.

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