The Quarterly Review, Volume 216
William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero
John Murray, 1912 - English literature
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
accepted action appeared authority Bath body Britain British called carried cause century character charge Church Colony Committee common Company continuous Corporation course critical Crown difficulties doubt effect Elizabethan Empire England English expenditure fact followed force France French George give Government hand Home House Imperial important increased interest Ireland Irish islands Italian Italy land later least less letters literary lives London Lord majority material matter means ment methods mind native nature naval never objects once Papacy Parliament party passed Pitt political position possible practice present question reason regard remained represented result Rule seems sense side Steel taken things tion true Union United whole writes
Page 93 - God's Word, or of the Sacraments, the which thing the Injunctions also lately set forth by Elizabeth our Queen do most plainly testify; but that only prerogative, which we see to have been given always to all godly Princes in holy Scriptures by God himself...
Page 455 - Inclosures at that time began to be more frequent, whereby arable land, which could not be manured without people and families, was turned into pasture, which was easily rid by a few herdsmen ; and tenances for years, lives, and at will, whereupon much of the yeomanry lived, were turned into demesnes.
Page 354 - Right under the pump-room windows is the King's Bath ; a huge cistern, where you see the patients up to their necks in hot water. The ladies wear jackets and petticoats of brown linen, with chip hats, in which they fix their handkerchiefs to wipe the sweat from their faces ; but, truly, whether it is owing to the steam that surrounds them, or the heat of the water, or the nature of the dress, or to all these causes together, they look so flushed, and so frightful, that I always turn my eyes another...
Page 242 - The House will cordially approve of any necessary expenditure designed to promote the speedy organisation of a Canadian naval service in co-operation with and in close relation to the Imperial Navy, along the lines suggested by the Admiralty at the last Imperial Conference, and in full sympathy with the view that the naval supremacy of Britain is essential to the security of commerce, the safety of the Empire and the peace of the world.
Page 347 - This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length.
Page 516 - That in the opinion of this Conference it is desirable that the Federal and Provincial authorities co-operate in the work of collecting, compiling and publishing the vital statistics for the Dominion.
Page 435 - If seeing and acknowledging the lies of the world, Arthur, as see them you can with only too fatal a clearness, you submit to them without any protest farther than a laugh : if, plunged yourself in easy sensuality, you allow the whole wretched world to pass...
Page 355 - That gentlemen of fashion never appearing in a morning before the ladies in gowns and caps, shew breeding and respect.
Page 471 - I saw that Reformation principles were powerless to rescue her. As to leaving her, the thought never crossed my imagination ; still I ever kept before me that there was something greater than the Established Church, and that that was the Church Catholic and Apostolic, set up from the beginning, of which she was but the local presence and the organ. She was nothing, unless she was this. She must be dealt with strongly, or she would be lost. There was need of a second reformation.
Page 359 - Bath a more comfortable place to live in than London ; all the entertainments of the place lie in a small compass, and you are at your liberty to partake of them, or let them alone, just as it suits your humour. This town is grown to such an enormous size, that above half the day must be spent in the streets, going from one place to another. I like it every year less and less.