The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 17

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John George Cochrane

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Page 199 - Roman province, and ruled it afterwards by procurators or governors, who were sent thither, and recalled at their pleasure : the power of life and death was taken out of the hands of the Jews, and placed in the Roman governor, and their taxes were paid more directly to the Roman emperor, and gathered by the publicans.
Page 256 - O that some god the gift would gie us, To see ourselves as others see us !" So much, perhaps too much, on Prince Puckler-Muskau's personality.
Page 302 - He commences by separating the spoil into three equal portions — intending one for the lion, one for himself, and one for the fox. The king of beasts is, however, sore displeased with the wolf's manner of sharing the spoil, and calls upon the fox to divide afresh. Reynard divides it into three shares, certainly of equal size, but of very different degrees of value, the first share contained the very choicest parts of the heifer, and was in fact worth the other two put together ; the second share...
Page 60 - Italia dal 1750 al 1819, compilati da A. Coppi in continuazione di quelli del Muratori. 4 vol. 8vo. Roma, 1827. THE history of modern Italy, as essentially connected with the general history of the other European states, begins with the end of the fifteenth and the commencement of the sixteenth centuries. Before that time, and during that long preceding period called the middle ages, Italy, divided into numerous municipal republics and principalities, formed a political world of itself, the component...
Page 206 - ... together the elements of his new plan of reform and ameliorations, how formidable should we have found him, had he had time to give it more solidity, and to render that barrier impenetrable which we find so much difficulty in surmounting, although art has hitherto done so little to assist nature...
Page 206 - ... the chief of the Ottoman empire had just executed with such tremendous violence, and also upon the interest with which the consolidation of that empire inspired the cabinets of Europe in general — and more especially thosewhich were less disposed towards Russia.
Page 424 - ... ce serait le rire, ce seraient les larmes ; ce serait le bien, le mal, le haut, le bas, la fatalité, la providence, le génie, le hasard, la société, le monde, la nature, la vie ; et au-dessus de tout cela on sentirait planer quelque chose de grand...
Page 311 - The author is complaining that there is one law for the rich and another for the poor, and he illustrates his case by the following...
Page 307 - French stories, and; besides these, many others similar to them, were generally current among the common people; and only required to be adopted and put into rhyme by the poets. Many that were formerly in existence have been lost, such as the story of the ant, that of the death of the lion, and many others which now exist in other forms, but not in the old French, from which they are known to have been derived. Pierres de St. Cloot is considered to be author of the oldest existing branches of
Page 116 - Where his glowing eye-balls turn, Thousand banners round him burn : Where he points his purple spear, Hasty, hasty Rout is there, Marking with indignant eye Fear to stop, and Shame to fly. There Confusion, Terror's child, Conflict fierce, and Ruin wild, Agony, that pants for breath, Despair and honourable Death.

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