The Downside magazine and monthly miscellany

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Page 138 - The' awaken'd throb for virtue, and for fame ; The sympathies of love, and friendship dear : With all the social offspring of the heart.
Page 115 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 137 - He comes ! he comes ! in every breeze the power Of philosophic melancholy comes ! His near approach the sudden-starting tear. The glowing cheek, the mild dejected air, The soften'd feature, and the beating heart, Pierc'd deep with many a virtuous pang, declare.
Page 2 - LITTLE Jack Horner sat in the corner Eating a Christmas pie; He put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum, And said, "What a good boy am I!
Page 61 - ... tale, — * When he saw the morning mists depart From the summits grey and pale : — For he knew that the fan-palm cast the shade Of its ever-glorious green Where the love of his blasted youth was laid, And the light of her steps had been. Ah ! thus, for ever, the heart looks back To its young hope's funeral urn : — To the tender green of that early track, To its light, let us return ! The lines of our life may be smooth and strong, — And our pleasant path may lie Where the stream of affection...
Page 63 - Qui fit, Maecenas, ut nemo, quam sibi sortem seu ratio dederit seu fors obiecerit, illa contentus vivat, laudet diversa sequentes...
Page 111 - A greater magnitude is said to be a multiple of a less, when the greater is measured by the less, that is, 'when the greater contains the less a certain number of times exactly.' III. Ratio is a mutual relation of two magnitudes of the same kind to one another, in respect of quantity.
Page 152 - From wealthy abbots' chests, and churls' abundant store, What oftentimes he took he shared amongst the poor: No lordly bishop came in lusty Robin's way, To him before he went, but for his pass must pay.
Page 36 - Happy the man, who, studying nature's laws, Through known effects can trace the secret cause — His mind possessing in a quiet state, Fearless of Fortune, and resigned to Fate!
Page 137 - O'er all the soul his sacred influence breathes ! Inflames imagination ; through the breast Infuses every tenderness ; and far Beyond dim earth exalts the swelling thought. Ten thousand thousand fleet ideas, such As never mingled with the vulgar dream, Crowd fast into the mind's creative eye. As fast the correspondent passions rise, As varied and as high : Devotion...

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