The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

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R. Phillips, 1841 - British periodicals

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Page 476 - O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!
Page 488 - It is easy in the world to live after the world's opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.
Page 206 - What matter where, if I be still the same, And what I should be, all but less than he Whom thunder hath made greater?
Page 200 - Evil into the mind of God or man May come and go, so unapproved, and leave No spot or blame behind...
Page 161 - For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all. For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.
Page 480 - There the wicked cease from troubling; And there the weary are at rest. There the prisoners are at ease together ; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
Page 487 - What have I to do with the sacredness of traditions, if I live wholly from within?" my friend suggested, — "But these impulses may be from below, not from above." I replied, "They do not seem to me to be such; but if I am the Devil's child. I will live then from the Devil.
Page 170 - It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
Page 206 - Is this the region, this the soil, the clime," Said then the lost Archangel, " this the seat That we must change for Heaven? — this mournful gloom For that celestial light ? Be it so, since He Who now is...
Page 489 - A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.

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