The Quarterly Review, Volume 138

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John Murray, 1875 - English literature

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Page 321 - ... accent of Christians nor the gait of Christian, pagan, nor man, have so strutted and bellowed that I have thought some of nature's journeymen had made men, and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably.
Page 168 - No man can enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will spoil his house.
Page 168 - Or else how can one enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods, except he first bind the strong man? and then he will spoil his house.
Page 300 - Thy hands were not bound, nor thy feet put into fetters: as a man falleth before wicked men, so fellest thou.
Page 415 - I think they have done right in giving exemplary damages; to enter a man's house by virtue of a nameless warrant, in order to procure evidence, is worse than the Spanish inquisition ; a law under which no Englishman would wish to live an hour...
Page 148 - Even as late as 1835, the House of Commons appointed a select committee to inquire into ". . . the origin, nature, extent and tendency of the Orange Institutions.
Page 398 - ... and when at last Wolfe had taken his leave, and his carriage was heard to roll from the door, Pitt seemed for the moment shaken in the high opinion which his deliberate judgment had formed of Wolfe. He lifted up his eyes and arms, and exclaimed to Lord Temple, 'Good God ! that I should have entrusted the fate of the country and of the administration to such hands!
Page 520 - They asked the lad how long he had slept ? Majwara said he could not tell, but he was sure that it was some considerable time : the men drew nearer. A candle stuck by its own wax to the top of the box, shed a light sufficient for them to see his form. Dr. Livingstone was kneeling by the side of his bed, his body stretched forward, his head buried in his hands upon the pillow.
Page 422 - And every parent, guardian, or other person having control or charge of any child between the ages of eight and fourteen...
Page 126 - In 1841 the free-trade party would have agreed to a duty of 8s. a quarter on wheat, and after a lapse of years this duty might have been further reduced, and ultimately abolished. But the imposition of any duty at present, without a provision for its extinction within a short period, would but prolong a contest already sufficiently fruitful of animosity and discontent.

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