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The National Review - Page 355
1861
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The Professor at the Breakfast-table: With The Story of Iris

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1860 - 410 pages
...other men. I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is, that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left ! Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 71

1861
...creation is past, criticism. Philosophy, indeed, is the critique of religion. Both are engaged on the Elsie Venner; a Romance of Destiny. By Oliver Wendell...the one, it will be so also in the other. They are homoousian, to adopt a theological word. When criticism is at a low ebb, in any community that has...
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The Christian teacher. [Continued as] The National review

National review - 1861
...scarcely a substantive existence: it passes before us "going to be created." Its best works are scarcelv more than a promise of excellence, the precursors...the one, it will be so also in the other. They are homoousian, to adopt a theological word. When criticism is at a low ebb, in any community that has...
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873
...other men. I shall not find out when I have nsed up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the probabilities...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 4

1874
...other men. I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left ! Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19; Volume 82

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1874
...other men. I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the probabilities...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 4

1874
...men. I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is that Xature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented her...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left! Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the probabilities...
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Science Byways: A Series of Familiar Dissertations on Life in Other Worlds ...

Richard Anthony Proctor - 1875 - 422 pages
...other men. I shall not find out when I have used up my affinities. What a blessed thing it is that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. Painful as the task is, they never fail to warn the author, in the most impressive manner, of the probabilities...
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Parley Magna, Volume 1

Edward Whitaker (novelist.) - 1876
...any fatty margin remained to it. CHAPTER XX. THE REVIEWERS REVIEWED. What a blessed thing it is that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...contrived to make critics out of the chips that were left. — OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES. THEY who live by intrigue must be content to live from hand to mouth. Plots...
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Curiosities of Criticism

Henry James Jennings - 1881 - 168 pages
...—irresponsible, indolent reviewers." And Oliver Wendell Holmes declares it to be " a blessed thing that Nature, when she invented, manufactured, and patented...to make critics out of the chips that were left." Even any one, unfamiliar with the circumstances under which some of these bitter things were written,...
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