Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National Interests, Volume 1

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G. P. Putnam & Son., 1868

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Pagina 573 - This poor man cried, and the Lord heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
Pagina 247 - Strike — till the last armed foe expires; Strike — for your altars and your fires; Strike — for the green graves of your sires, God — and your native land!
Pagina 161 - Hence the vanity of translation ; it were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its colour and odour, as seek to transfuse from one language into another the creations of a poet.
Pagina 120 - ... as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.
Pagina 365 - But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.
Pagina 160 - fore the king, The throne he sits on, nor the tide of pomp That beats upon the high shore of this world No, not all these, thrice-gorgeous ceremony, Not all these, laid in bed majestical, Can sleep so soundly as the wretched slave Who with a body fill'd and vacant mind Gets him to rest, cramm'd with distressful bread...
Pagina 158 - Rivers, or mountains, in her spotty globe. His spear — to equal which the tallest pine Hewn on Norwegian hills to be the mast Of some great...
Pagina 352 - Postmaster-General said in the House of Lords, " Of all the wild and visionary schemes which I have ever heard of, it is the most extravagant.
Pagina 263 - ... kings are the heroes. The thief invokes God while he breaks into the house. The woman of sixty will run after music like one of six. After the thief runs the theft; after the beggar poverty. While thy foot is shod, smash the thorn. When the ox is down, many are the butchers. Descend a step in choosing a wife, mount a step in choosing a friend.
Pagina 373 - Scrooge! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, his thin lips blue; and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice.

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