Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen98

W. Blackwood, 1865

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Página 219 - Moses' seat : all therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do ; but do not ye after their works : for they say, and do not.
Página 123 - I, AB, do swear that I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position that princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever. And I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm...
Página 150 - Never was there a more unlucky peroration, from the day when Lord Denman concluded an eloquent defence of a queen's innocence by appealing to the unhappy illustration which called forth the touching words, "Let him that is without sin cast the first stone at her." Never was there a more signal blunder than to ask this man to repudiate the friendship which had formed the whole pride and glory of his life. " I should think I am proud of him, madam," said he, rising and speaking with a boldness that...
Página 256 - His yellow eyes flashed fiercely As he crouched and gazed at me. And his quivering tail, like a serpent. Twitched, curving nervously. Then like a storm he seized me, With a wild triumphant cry, And we met, as two clouds in heaven When the thunders before them fly. We grappled and struggled together, For his love like his rage was rude; And his teeth in the swelling folds of my neck At times, in our play, drew blood.
Página 221 - And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the comers of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Página 42 - Good old plan, That he should take who has the power, And he should keep who can,'
Página 528 - You loved her too, old fellow. She told me all about it, and there was no friend had a closer place in her heart than you. I don't know how to thank you for all you have done for her. I can't think yet..." Here he suddenly broke down, and threw his arms round my shoulders and laid his head on my breast, crying, "Oh, Jack! Jack! What shall I do? The whole of life seems gone from me all at once, and there is nothing in the wide world for me to live for.
Página 255 - Till he hears you even in Rome. There — leave me, and take from my chamber That stupid little gazelle, With its bright black eyes so meaningless, And its silly tinkling bell ! Take him, — my nerves he vexes — The thing without blood or brain, — Or, by the body of Isis, I'll snap his thin neck in twain!
Página 267 - My earnest purpose to serve you, my many faults and shortcomings, the incidents of the political relation between the University and myself, established in 1847 so often questioned in vain, and now, at length, finally dissolved, I leave to the judgment of the future. It is one imperative duty, and one alone, which induces me to trouble you with these few parting...
Página 254 - Oh ! for a storm and thunder — For lightning and wild fierce rain! Fling down that lute — I hate it! Take rather his buckler and sword, And crash them and clash them together Till this sleeping world is stirred. Hark! to my Indian beauty — My cockatoo, creamy white, With roses under his feathers — That flashes across the light.

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