The Quarterly Review, Volume 66
William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle)
John Murray, 1840
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Page 24 - hest to say so ! Fer. Admired Miranda ! Indeed the top of admiration ; worth What's dearest to the world ! Full many a lady I have eyed with best regard ; and many a time The harmony of their tongues hath into bondage Brought my too diligent ear : for several virtues Have I liked several women ; never any With so full soul, but some defect in her Did quarrel with the noblest grace she owed, And put it to the foil : but you, O you, So perfect, and so peerless, are created Of every creature's best.
Page 264 - I am astonished, I am shocked, to hear such principles confessed — to hear them avowed in this house or in this country!
Page 264 - I call upon the honor of your lordships, to reverence the dignity of your ancestors, and to maintain your own. I call upon the spirit and humanity of my country, to vindicate the national character.
Page 476 - So has it been from the beginning, so will it be to the end. Generation after generation takes to itself the Form of a Body ; and forth-issuing from Cimmerian Night, on Heaven's mission APPEARS. What Force and Fire is in each he expends: one grinding in the mill of Industry; one hunter-like climbing the giddy Alpine heights of Science ; one madly dashed in pieces on the rocks of Strife, in war with his fellow : — and then the Heaven-sent is recalled ; his earthly Vesture falls away, and soon even...
Page 318 - E se ben ti ricordi e vedi lume, vedrai te simigliante a quella inferma che non può trovar posa in su le piume, ma con dar volta suo dolore scherma.
Page 400 - Good angels lead thee ! Set thy sails warily, Tempests will come ; Steer thy course steadily, Christian, steer home ! Look to the weather-bow, Breakers are round thee ; Let fall the plummet now, Shallows may ground thee. Reef in the foresail, there ! Hold the helm fast ! So — let the vessel wear — There swept the blast. " What of the night, watchman ? What of the night ?" " Cloudy — all quiet — No land yet — all's right !" Be wakeful, be vigilant — Danger may be At an hour when all seemeth...
Page 383 - And now, what time ye all may read through dimming tears his story, How discord on the music fell and darkness on the glory, And how when, one by one, sweet sounds and wandering lights departed, He wore no less a loving face because so brokenhearted, He shall be strong to sanctify the poet's high vocation.
Page 180 - Have always therefore printed in your remembrance, how great a treasure is committed to your charge. For they are the sheep of Christ, which he bought with his death, and for whom he shed his blood.
Page 483 - The situation that has not its duty, its Ideal, was never yet occupied by man. Yes, here, in this poor, miserable, hampered, despicable Actual, wherein thou even now standest, here or nowhere is thy Ideal ; work it out therefrom ; and working, believe, live, be free.
Page 384 - But while in blindness he remained unconscious of the guiding, And things provided came without the sweet sense of providing, He testified this solemn truth though frenzy desolated — Nor man nor nature satisfy, whom only God created...