The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Հատոր 2

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Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans and Roberts, 1859
 

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Էջ 206 - And now behold I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there ; save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry which I have received of the Lord Jesus to testify the Gospel of the grace of God.
Էջ 291 - ... paid a license of a hundred pounds for the privilege of putting him to death. His whole property is then immediately taxed from two to ten per cent. Besides the probate, large fees are demanded for burying him in the chancel ; his virtues are handed down to posterity on taxed marble ; and he is then gathered to his fathers — to be taxed no more.
Էջ 205 - But Peter and John answered and said unto them; Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
Էջ 291 - The schoolboy whips his taxed top; the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road ; and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid...
Էջ 292 - In the four quarters of the globe who reads an American book?
Էջ 291 - ... that comes from abroad, or is grown at home — taxes on the raw material — taxes on every fresh value that is added...
Էջ 248 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities.
Էջ 292 - ... to persuade their supporters that they are the greatest, the most refined, the most enlightened, and the most moral people upon earth. The effect of this is unspeakably ludicrous on this side of the Atlantic — and, even on the other, we should imagine, must be rather humiliating to the reasonable part of the population.
Էջ 247 - But why should the Americans write books, when a six weeks' passage brings them, in their own tongue, our sense, science, and genius, in bales and hogsheads ? Prairies, steam-boats, grist-mills, are their natural objects for centuries to come.
Էջ 1 - Episcopal limits behind, and swells out into boundless convexity of frizz, the yue-ya 6av/ta of barbers, and the terror of the literary world. After the manner of his wig, the Doctor has constructed his sermon, giving us a discourse of no common length, and subjoining an immeasurable mass of notes, which appear to concern every learned thing, every learned man, and almost every unlearned man since the beginning of the world.

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