Triumphs of Enterprise, Ingenuity, and Public Spirit

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Virtue & Yorston, 1874 - 689 էջ
 

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Էջ 443 - In this conflict of emotions, all I dare aver, is, that it has been my faithful study to collect my duty from a just appreciation of every circumstance by which it might be affected.
Էջ 438 - It will kill him, sir, kill him dead. He will never kick, sir, never kick...
Էջ 95 - It occurred to me that woman, having received from her Creator the same intellectual constitution as man, has the same right as man to intellectual culture and development.
Էջ 315 - I am compelled to declare it as my deliberate opinion that if this bill passes, the bonds of this Union are virtually dissolved; that the States which compose it are free from their moral obligations, and that as it will be the right of all, so it will be the duty of some, to prepare definitely for a separation, amicably if they can, violently if they must.
Էջ 180 - The institution soon manifested its utility, was imitated by other towns and in other provinces. The libraries were augmented by donations ; reading became fashionable ; and our people, having no public...
Էջ 550 - If thou workest at that which is before thee, following right reason seriously, vigorously, calmly, without allowing anything else to distract thee, but keeping thy divine part pure, as if thou shouldst be bound to give it back immediately; if thou boldest to this, expecting nothing, fearing nothing, but satisfied with thy present activity according to nature, and with heroic truth in every word and sound which thou utterest, thou wilt live happy. And there is no man who is able to prevent this.
Էջ 686 - He needs must think of her once more, How in the grave she lies; And with his hard, rough hand he wipes A tear out of his eyes.
Էջ 550 - Everything harmonizes with me, which is harmonious to thee, O Universe. Nothing for me is too early nor too late, which is in due time for thee. Everything is fruit to me which thy seasons bring, O Nature: from thee are all things, in thee are all things, to thee all things return.
Էջ 550 - A prayer of the Athenians : Rain, rain, O dear Zeus, down on the ploughed fields of the Athenians and on the plains. — In truth we ought not to pray at all, or we ought to pray in this simple and noble fashion.
Էջ 603 - You may take your own course ; I cannot stop you ; but I will keep myself clean from having any hand in this business,' and immediately went out of the room and never returned.

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