The Oxford Magazine: A Weekly Newspaper and Review, Volume 6

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Page 297 - And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age...
Page 271 - Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament ; not of the letter, but of the spirit : for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
Page 195 - Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations : ask thy father, and he will shew thee ; thy elders, and they will tell thee.
Page 159 - Everything about which I thought or read was made to bear directly on what I had seen or was likely to see ; and this habit of mind was continued during the five years of the voyage. I feel sure that it was this training which has enabled me to do whatever I have done in science.
Page 286 - THREE children sliding on the ice, Upon a summer's day, As it fell out, they all fell in, The rest they ran away. Now had these children been at home, Or sliding on dry ground, Ten thousand pounds to one penny, They had not all been drown'd. You parents all that children have, And you that have got none ; If you would have them safe abroad, Pray keep them safe at home.
Page 297 - She will forgive me, even if I have unwittingly drawn upon her a shot or two aimed at her unworthy son; for she is generous, and the cause in which I fight is, after all, hers. Apparitions of a day, what is our puny warfare against the Philistines, compared with the warfare which this queen of romance has been waging against them for centuries, and will wage after we are gone...
Page 215 - My mind seems to have become a kind of machine for grinding general laws out of large collections of facts ; but why this should have caused the atrophy of that part of the brain alone on which the higher tastes depend, I cannot conceive.
Page 71 - I believe, Sir, there is not; but it is better that some should be unhappy, than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.
Page 322 - Great, grim, earnest men, I belong by natural affinity to other thoughts and schools than yours, but my affection hovers respectfully about your retiring footprints, your unpainted churches, strict platforms, and sad offices; the irongray deacon and the wearisome prayer rich with the diction of ages.
Page 205 - Fund was founded in 1902, under the direction of the Royal College of * Physicians of London and the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Is governed by representatives of many medical and scientific institutions.

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