Southey's Common-place Book: Analytical readings

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Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850

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الصفحة 422 - For GOD speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; then He openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, that He may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
الصفحة 721 - Since this work was printed off, I have seen a substance excellently adapted to the purpose of wiping from paper the marks of a black-lead pencil. It must, therefore, be of singular use to those who practise drawing. It is sold by Mr. Nairne, mathematical instrument-maker, opposite the Royal Exchange. He sells a cubical piece, of about half an inch, for three shillings ; and he says it will last several years.
الصفحة 778 - Most ambitiously. Princes' images on their tombs do not lie, as they were wont, seeming to pray up to heaven; but with their hands under their cheeks, as if they died of the tooth-ache : they are not carved with their eyes fixed upon the stars; but as their minds were wholly bent upon the world, the self-same way they seem to turn their faces.
الصفحة 285 - Le peuple entra dans le sanctuaire, il leva le voile qui doit toujours couvrir tout ce que l'on peut dire et tout ce que l'on peut croire du droit des peuples et de celui des rois, qui ne s'accordent jamais si bien ensemble que dans le silence.
الصفحة 62 - ... the estates and lives of three kingdoms as much at his disposal, as was the little inheritance of his father, and to be as noble and liberal in the spending of them ; and lastly, (for there is no end of all the particulars of his glory) to bequeath all this with one word to his posterity ; to die with peace...
الصفحة 469 - Bullinger, Calvin, and others, in a letter to him, offered to make him their defender, and to have Bishops in their churches as there were in England, with the tender of their service to assist and unite together.
الصفحة 675 - Vindiciae Judaeorum, or a letter in answer to certain questions propounded by a noble and learned Gentleman, touching the reproaches cast on the Nation of the Jews, wherein all objections are candidly and yet fully cleared' did more than any other of his writings to perpetuate the name of Menasseh ben Israel.
الصفحة 531 - ... mediocre. A page in a great author humbles me to the dust, and the conversation of those that are not superior to myself reminds me of what will be thought of myself. I blush to flatter them, or to be flattered by them, and should dread letters being published some time or other, in which they should relate our interviews, and we should appear like those puny conceited witlings in Shenstone's and...
الصفحة 525 - You will think the sentiments of the philosophers very odd state news — but do you know who the philosophers are, or what the term means here? In the first place, it comprehends almost everybody; and in the next, means men, who, avowing war against popery, aim, many of them, at a subversion of all religion, and still many more, at the destruction of regal power.
الصفحة 508 - ... there is a natural and necessary progression from the extreme of anarchy to the extreme of tyranny, and that arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.

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