The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 237

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A. Constable, 1923
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Page 331 - E che pensieri immensi, Che dolci sogni mi spirò la vista Di quel lontano mar, quei monti^ azzurri, Che di qua scopro, e che varcare un giorno Io mi pensava, arcani mondi, arcana Felicità fingendo al viver mio!
Page 224 - Ireland, as therein set forth, to be agreeable to the Word of God ; and in Public Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments, I will use the form in the said book prescribed, and none other, except so far as shall be ordered by lawful authority.
Page 28 - To him that hath shall be given ; and from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Page 181 - Behold me charged with the cares of government. I am not the best among you; I need all your advice and all your help. If I do well, support me; if I mistake, counsel me. To tell truth to a person commissioned to rule is faithful allegiance; to conceal it is treason. In my sight, the powerful and the weak are alike; and to both I wish to render justice. As I obey God and his Prophet, obey me; if I neglect the laws of God and the Prophet, I have no right to your obedience.
Page 216 - First, the law of public worship in the Church of England is too narrow for the religious life of the present generation.
Page 15 - Nor are we fighting to deprive Turkey of its capital, or of the rich and renowned lands of Asia Minor and Thrace which are predominantly Turkish in race...
Page 277 - An ambassador is an honest man, sent to lie abroad for the good of his country.
Page 183 - To this could be traced the extraordinary vitality of the Abbasid Caliphate and the permanence of its spiritual supremacy even after it had lost its temporal authority. The acceptance of this fundamental principle of racial equality among all the subjects helped the early sovereigns of the house of Abbas to build up a polity which endured without a rival for over five centuries, and fell only before a barbarian attack from without.
Page 329 - We are the fools of time and terror : Days Steal on us and steal from us ; yet we live, Loathing our life, and dreading still to die. In all the days of this detested yoke— This Vital weight upon the struggling heart, Which sinks with sorrow, or beats quick with pain, Or joy that ends in agony or faintness — In all the days of past and future, for In life there is no present, we can number How...
Page 267 - Diplomacy is the application of intelligence and tact to the conduct of official relations between the governments of independent states...

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