The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, المجلد 8

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Hugh Chisholm
Encyclopedia Britannica Company, 1910

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الصفحة 94 - Dear lovely bowers of innocence and ease, Seats of my youth, when every sport could please, How often have I loitered o'er thy green, Where humble happiness endeared each scene! How often have I paused on every charm, The sheltered cot, the cultivated farm, The never-failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topped the neighbouring hill, The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made!
الصفحة 69 - Jewish disabilities, and the other a bill to transfer the government of India from the East India Company to the crown.
الصفحة 64 - There is first the literature of knowledge, and secondly, the literature of power. The function of the first is — to teach; the function of the second is — to move: the first is a rudder, the second an oar or a sail. The first speaks to the mere discursive understanding; the second speaks ultimately, it may happen, to the higher understanding or reason, but always through affections of pleasure and sympathy.
الصفحة 64 - By which last is meant — not one who depends simply on an infinite memory, but also on an infinite and electrical power of combination ; bringing together from the four winds, like the angel of the resurrection, what else were dust from dead men's bones, into the unity of breathing life.
الصفحة 143 - I am the first in the East, the first in the West, and the greatest philosopher in the Western world.
الصفحة 63 - I may affirm, that my life has been, on the whole, the life of a philosopher: from my birth I was made an intellectual creature : and intellectual in the highest sense my pursuits and pleasures have been, even from my school-boy days.
الصفحة 125 - EVIL AND EVOLUTION. An attempt to turn the Light of Modern Science on to the Ancient Mystery of Evil. By the author of The Social Horizon. Crown 8vo. 3s. 6d. net. EXPOSITORY TIMES.— "The book is well worth the interest it is almost certain to excite.
الصفحة 121 - ... thou shalt not consent unto him nor hearken unto him, neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him. But thou shalt surely kill him : thine hand shall be first upon him, to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
الصفحة 86 - Perceiving further, that in order to understand these relations I should sometimes have to consider them one by one, and sometimes only to bear them in mind, or embrace them in the aggregate, I thought that, in order the better to consider them individually, I should view them as subsisting between straight lines, than which I could find no objects more simple, or capable of being more distinctly represented to my imagination and senses ; and on the other hand, that in order to retain them in the...
الصفحة 68 - One after one the lords of time advance, — Here Stanley meets, — how Stanley scorns, the glance ! The brilliant chief, irregularly great, Frank, haughty, rash, — the Rupert of Debate ! Nor gout, nor toil, his freshness can destroy, And Time still leaves all Eton in the boy ; — First in the class, and keenest in the ring, He saps like Gladstone, and he fights like Spring...

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