The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 245

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A. Constable, 1927

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Page 225 - BOOK The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons. The Book of 1662 with Permissive Additions and Deviations approved in 1927.
Page 1 - which does not recognize and accept the principle that governments derive all their just powers from the consent of the governed, and that no right anywhere exists to hand peoples about from potentate to potentate as if they were property.
Page 3 - to-day the United States is practically sovereign on this continent and its fiat is law upon the subjects to which it confines its interposition.
Page 246 - never to debase the moral currency or to lower the standard of rectitude, but to try others by the final maxims that govern your own life, and to suffer no man and no cause to escape the undying penalty which history has the power to inflict upon
Page 347 - The ultimate problem remains like a ghost, ever present and unlaid. Is it possible to extend a higher civilisation to the lower classes without debasing its standard and diluting its quality to the vanishing point ? Is not every civilisation bound to decay as soon as it begins to penetrate the masses ? The
Page 273 - Thin, thin, the pleasant human noises grow, And faint the city gleams ; Rare the lone pastoral huts—marvel not thou ! The solemn peaks but to the stars are known, But to the stars, and the cold lunar beams ; Alone the sun rises, and alone Spring the great streams.
Page 110 - are inseparable from each other. Matter and expression are parts of one : style is a thinking out into language. . . . When we can separate light and illumination, life and motion, the convex and the concave of a curve, then will it be possible for thought to tread speech under foot, and
Page 293 - a black velvet coat lined with satin, purple trousers with a gold band running down the outside seam, a scarlet waistcoat, long lace ruffles, falling down to the tips of his fingers, white gloves with several brilliant rings outside them, and long black ringlets rippling down upon his shoulders.
Page 223 - that it was no part of the policy of His Majesty's government in Great Britain that questions affecting judicial appeals should be determined otherwise than in accordance with the wishes of the part of the empire primarily affected.
Page 174 - it should not merely gratify the reader's curiosity about the past, but modify his view of the present and his forecast of the future. Now, if this maxim be sound, the history of England ought to end with something that might be called a moral.

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