The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volum 1

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Carey and Hart, 1844
 

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Pàgina 212 - Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
Pàgina 214 - And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there : save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I Paris Use. PP 2 might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the Gospel of the grace of God.
Pàgina 21 - And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand; when thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.
Pàgina 325 - In the four quarters of the globe, who reads an American book? or goes to an American play? or looks at an American picture or statue?
Pàgina 260 - The parent storms, the child looks on, catches the lineaments of wrath, puts on the same airs in the circle of smaller slaves, gives a loose to the worst of passions, and thus nursed, educated, and daily exercised in tyranny, cannot but be stamped by it with odious peculiarities.
Pàgina 323 - The schoolboy whips his taxed top — the beardless youth manages his taxed horse, with a taxed bridle, on a taxed road — and the dying Englishman, pouring his medicine, which has paid...
Pàgina 337 - ... landlord grasped the whole ; and sorry was he to add that, not satisfied with the present extortion, some landlords had been so base as to instigate the insurgents to rob the clergy of their tithes, not in order to alleviate the distresses of the tenantry, but that they might add the clergy's share to the cruel rack-rents they already paid. The poor people of Munster lived in a more abject state of poverty than human nature could be supposed equal to bear.
Pàgina 9 - Episcopal limits behind, and swells out into boundless convexity of frizz, the yue-ya 6av/ta of barbers, and the terror of the literary world. After the manner of his wig, the Doctor has constructed his sermon, giving us a discourse of no common length, and subjoining an immeasurable mass of notes, which appear to concern every learned thing, every learned man, and almost every unlearned man since the beginning of the world.
Pàgina 58 - ... of putting his seal upon the lips of the curious impertinent, the English gentleman thought proper to reprove the Hibernian, if not with delicacy, at least with poetical justice : he concluded writing his letter in these words : " I would say more, but a damned tall Irishman is reading over my shoulder every word I write.
Pàgina 323 - ... restores him to health; on the ermine which decorates the judge, and the rope which hangs the criminal; on the poor man's salt, and the rich man's spice; on the brass nails of the coffin, and the ribbons of the bride...

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