The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 142

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A. Constable, 1875

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Page 85 - The feeling of commiseration belongs to all men; so does that of shame and dislike; and that of reverence and respect; and that of approving and disapproving.
Page 444 - Simeon and Levi are brethren ; Instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. O my soul, come not thou into their secret ; Unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united : For in their anger they slew a man, And in their selfwill they digged down a wall. Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce ; And their wrath, for it was cruel : 1 will divide them in Jacob, And scatter them in Israel.
Page 128 - Wherever this boasted machinery is established, the children of the poor are death-doomed from their cradles. Look for one moment at midnight into a cottonmill, amidst the smell of oil, the smoke of lamps, the rattling of wheels, the dizzy and complicated motions of diabolical...
Page 444 - And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.
Page 456 - And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea ; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.
Page 120 - Shall that deep-treasured memory dwell ; That, more than language can express, Pure miracle of loveliness, Whose voice so sweet, whose eyes so bright, Were my soul's music, and its light, In those blest days when life was new, And hope was false, but love was true.
Page 73 - He may.' If he ask me — ' Who may put him to death ? ' I will answer him, — ' The chief criminal judge may put him to death.
Page 466 - And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king ; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.
Page 137 - For the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy rill, You may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut down which you will. " But this you must know, that as long as they grow. Whatever change may be, You never can teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree.
Page 70 - T'ang is indeed a worthy prince. He has not yet heard, however the real doctrines of antiquity. Now, wise and able princes should cultivate the ground equally and along with their people, and eat the fruit of their labour.

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