The Academy, Volume 4

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J. Murray, 1873 - Books
 

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Page 105 - Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most. For art comes to you, proposing frankly to give nothing but the highest quality to your moments as they pass, and simply for those moments
Page 44 - When in the chronicle of wasted time I see descriptions of the fairest wights, And beauty making beautiful old rhyme, In praise of ladies dead and lovely knights, Then in the blazon of sweet beauty's best, Of hand, of foot, of lip, of eye, of brow, I see their antique pen would have express'd Even such a beauty as you master now.
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Page 132 - Though accumulated observations and experiments have led us by a very indirect series of inferences ( 41) to the belief that mind and nervous action are the subjective and objective faces of the same thing, we remain utterly incapable of seeing, and even of imagining, how the two are related. Mind still continues to us a something without any kinship to other things...
Page 120 - Two Thousand Engravings on Wood from Ancient Originals, illustrative of the Industrial Arts and Social Life of the Greeks and Romans. By A.
Page 240 - NOTICE to CONTRIBUTORS of MEMOIRS.— Authors are reminded that, under an arrangement dating from 1871, the acceptance of Memoirs, and the days on which they are to be read, are now as far as possible, determined by Organising Committees for the several Sections before the beginning of the Meeting.
Page 226 - Alas! What boots it with uncessant care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless Muse, Were it not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair?
Page 87 - And I will establish my covenant with you; neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth.
Page 287 - Tree and Serpent Worship ; Or, Illustrations of Mythology and Art in India in the First and Fourth Centuries after Christ, from the Sculptures of the Buddhist Topes at Sanchi and Amravati.
Page 85 - Every-day Scripture Difficulties explained and illustrated. By JE PRESCOTT, MA VOL. I. Matthew and Mark ; VOL. II. Luke and John. 2 vols. 8vo. 9s. each. The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua Critically Examined.

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