The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volumul 3

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Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart
Adam, Stevenson & Company, 1873
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Pagina 157 - HE that loves a rosy cheek, Or a coral lip admires, Or from star-like eyes doth seek Fuel to maintain his fires: As old Time makes these decay, So his flames must waste away. But a smooth and steadfast mind, Gentle thoughts, and calm desires, Hearts with equal love combined, Kindle never-dying fires: — Where these are not, I despise Lovely cheeks, or lips, or eyes.
Pagina 99 - Oh yes ! his fatherland must be As the blue heaven wide and free ! Is it alone where freedom is, Where God is God and man is man ? Doth he not claim a broader span For the soul's love of home than this ? Oh yes ! his fatherland must be As the blue heaven wide and free...
Pagina 244 - A wither'd violet is her bliss: She knows not what his greatness is; For that, for all, she loves him more. For him she plays, to him She sings Of early faith and plighted vows; She knows but matters of the house, And he, he knows a thousand things. Her faith is fixt and cannot move, She darkly feels him great and wise, She dwells on him with faithful eyes, 'I cannot understand: I love.
Pagina 156 - Beauty! thou wild fantastic ape, Who dost in ev'ry country change thy shape: Here black; there brown; here tawny; and there white!
Pagina 127 - It is a terrible business, however, this Treatment living among inferior races. I have seldom from man or woman since I came to the East heard a sentence which was reconcilable with the hypothesis that Christianity had ever come into the world. Detestation, contempt, ferocity, vengeance, whether Chinamen or Indians be the object.
Pagina 70 - He was of an industry and vigilance not to be tired out, or wearied by the most laborious; and of parts not to be imposed upon by the most subtle or sharp; and of a personal courage equal to his best parts...
Pagina 256 - NICHOLSON. A Manual of Zoology, for the use of Students. With a General Introduction on the Principles of Zoology. By HENRY ALLEYNE NICHOLSON, MD, D.Sc., FLS, FGS, Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Aberdeen.
Pagina 67 - ... sweat of his brow to the sports by which the rich man must get rid of his ennui. ... As for knowledge, it can Пo more be planted in the human mind without labour than a field of wheat can be produced without the previous use of the plough.
Pagina 76 - Ah, yes ! sit down ; I have important business on hand for you." After throwing over his shoulders his robe-de-chambre, Mr. Bennett asked, "Where do you think Livingstone is?"
Pagina 436 - Here woman reigns; the mother, daughter, wife, Strews with fresh flowers the narrow way of life! In the clear heaven of her delightful eye, An angel-guard of loves and graces lie! Around her knees domestic .duties meet, And fireside pleasures gambol at her feet. Where shall that land, that spot of earth be found?

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