Address for the Anniversary; Members of the Corporation; Donors Not Qualified as Members; Annual Reports

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John James Metcalfe, 1908
 

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الصفحة 3 - Institution is to administer assistance to Authors of genius and learning, who may be reduced to distress by unavoidable calamities, or deprived, by enfeebled faculties or declining life, of the power of literary exertion. This assistance is renewed as often as the Committee consider necessary, and is extended at the death of an author to his widow and children.
الصفحة 3 - This assistance is renewed as often as the Committee consider necessary, and is extended at the death of an author to his widow and children. In the application of this liberality, the utmost caution is used, both as to the reality of the distress, and the merits of the individual. No writer can come within the views of the Society who has not published a work of intelligence and public value ; and something more than talent, however brilliant it be, is invariably exacted.
الصفحة 6 - ... members ! It is, however, the distinguishing happiness of this Institution, that it does not, in any degree, produce or foster the evil it is intended to remedy. It does not, it cannot, turn towards the pursuits of its unfortunate objects, a greater share of the talents and industry of the country, than would go into them of their own accord, as may be the case with other charities : for men cannot furnish themselves with genius and learning at their own will; they are furnished by nature and...
الصفحة 12 - First come the patriotic toasts : the Queen, the Prince of Wales, and the other members of the Royal Family ; the army and navy, the Houses of Parliament.
الصفحة 4 - The event, be what it may, will be honourable to him ; but it will require so much time, perseverance, and patience that the anvil may wear out the hammer.
الصفحة 70 - DD (Canon of Christ Church, and Regius Professor of Pastoral Theology in the University of Oxford).
الصفحة 17 - God bless the Prince of Wales, the Princess of Wales, and the rest of the Royal Family.
الصفحة 27 - Baudelaire, one of the most exquisite, most delicate, most perfect poets of the century— perfect in sound, in colour, in taste of metre, and in tone of emotion...
الصفحة 3 - ... that line of figures which, as its patriotic share in the national debt, a century hence shall be stated by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England. XLVIII. THE ROYAL LITERARY FUND. LONDON, MARCH 12, 1856. [The Corporation of the Royal Literary Fund was established in 1790, its object being to administer assistance to authors of genius and learning, who may be reduced to distress by unavoidable calamities, or deprived, by enfeebled faculties or declining life, of the power of literary...
الصفحة 2 - OF THOSE WHO, FEELING ONLY THE PROMPTINGS OF GENIUS, " AND FORGETTING EVERY OTHER CONSIDERATION, PURSUE THE GRAND " CAREER OF THE CULTIVATION OF THE HUMAN MIND, AND THE PROMOTION " OF THE ARTS AND SCIENCES. IT IS SURELY PROPER GRATEFULLY TO " REMEMBER THE BENEFITS WE HAVE DERIVED FROM THE DISINTERESTED " EXERTIONS OF THOSE GREAT AND GOOD MEN, AND CHEERFULLY TO CON« " TRIBUTE TO THEIR WANTS AND AID THEIR NECESSITIES.

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