Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 31

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J.B. Lippincott and Company, 1883

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Page 333 - So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants: we have done that which was our duty to do.
Page 332 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he spake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page 269 - And they, who to be sure of Paradise, Dying, put on the weeds of Dominic, Or in Franciscan think to pass disguised.
Page 122 - Her lover sinks she sheds no ill-timed tear ; Her chief is slain she fills his fatal post ; Her fellows flee she checks their base career ; The foe retires she heads the sallying host : Who can appease like her a lover's ghost ? Who can avenge so well a leader's fall?
Page 476 - ... simplicity shall not be tortured by art we will le'arn of Nature how to live she shall be our alchymist, to mingle all the good of life into one salubrious draught. The gloomy family of care and distrust shall be banished from our dwelling ; guarded by thy kind and tutelar deity we will sing our choral songs of gratitude, and rejoice to the end of our pilgrimage. Adieu, my L. Return to one who languishes for thy society. L. STERNE.
Page 252 - If you love music, hear it; go to operas, concerts, and pay fiddlers to play to you; but I insist upon your neither piping nor fiddling yourself.
Page 333 - And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and serve me, till I have eaten and drunken ; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink ? Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded *Luke, chap. xvii, 1. him ? I trow not.
Page 383 - As an independent nation, our honor requires us to have a system of our own, in language as well as government. Great Britain, whose children we are, and whose language we speak, should no longer be our standard; for the taste of her writers is already corrupted,1 and her language on the decline.
Page 630 - I cannot tell you how wae his little gift made me, as well as glad ; it was the first thing of the kind he ever gave to me in his life. In great matters he is always kind and considerate, but these little attentions, which we women attach so much importance to, he was never in the habit of rendering to any one ; his up-bringing, and the severe turn of mind he has from nature, had alike indisposed him towards them.
Page 229 - Mr. CHAIRMAN. I am not going to take up any more of your time.

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