Fraser's Magazine, Volume 15

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1837
 

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Page 589 - There comes a token like a scorpion's sting, Scarce seen, but with fresh bitterness imbued ; And slight withal may be the things which bring Back on the heart the weight which it would fling Aside for ever : it may be a sound — A tone of music — summer's eve — or spring — A flower — the wind — the ocean — which shall wound, Striking the electric chain wherewith we are darkly bound ; XXIV.
Page 46 - ... THE USE OF FLOWERS. GOD might have bade the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak-tree and the cedar-tree, Without a flower at all. We might have had enough, enough For every want of ours, For luxury, medicine, and toil, And yet have had no flowers.
Page 600 - All thinking things, all objects of all thought, And rolls through all things. Therefore am I still A lover of the meadows and the woods, And mountains ; and of all that we behold From this green earth ; of all the mighty world Of eye, and ear, — both what they half create, And what perceive...
Page 10 - traitor ' on the ramparts,' sees it for him : but what can he do ? He exhibits his four-and-twenty scarlet pages, — who, we find, ' smuggle ' to quite unconscionable lengths ; rides through a Catholic procession, ProspectiveCardinal though he be, because it is too long and keeps him from an appointment ; hunts, gallants ; gives suppers, Sardanapalus-wise, the finest ever seen in Vienna.
Page 311 - And whereas it hath been found by experience, that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant kingdom, to be governed by a Popish prince...
Page 19 - Oh, think not of these ; think of HIM whom thou worshippest, the Crucified, — who also treading the wine-press alone, fronted sorrow still deeper ; and triumphed over it, and made it holy ; and built of it a " Sanctuary of Sorrow," for thee and all the wretched ! Thy path of thorns is nigh ended.
Page 413 - Well, I never yet was deceived in judging of a man's honesty by his looks;" — of which he gave Temple some examples, — " and if I am not deceived in the Prince's face, he is the honestest man in the world, and I will trust him, and he shall have his wife.
Page 306 - The power and majesty of the people, an original contract, the authority and independency of parliament, liberty, resistance, exclusion, abdication, deposition ; these were ideas associated, at that time, to the idea of a whig, and supposed by every whig to be incommunicable and inconsistent with the idea of a tory.
Page 260 - And in all the land were no women found so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brethren. After this lived Job an hundred and forty years, and saw his sons, and his sons
Page 157 - The most prominent, however, of those defects which cripple the energies of the Established Church, and circumscribe its usefulness, is the want of churches and ministers in the large towns and populous districts of the kingdom. The growth of the population has been so rapid, as to outrun the means possessed by the Establishment of meeting its spiritual wants ; and the result has been, that a vast proportion of the people are left destitute of the opportunities of public worship and Christian instruction,...

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