Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

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W. Orr, 1850
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Pàgina 176 - ALTHOUGH in the conduct of business there cannot be said to exist any debateable ground between honesty and dishonesty, inasmuch as the golden precept which commands us to do unto others as we would that they should do unto us, is ever at hand, and ever suggestive
Pàgina 188 - vanished scene, Of what we once had thought and said, Of what had been, and might have been. And who was changed, and who was dead ; And all that fills the hearts of friends, When first they feel, with secret pain, Their lives thenceforth have separate ends. And never can be one again
Pàgina 35 - nearly 500 feet above the level of the sea. From this point it may be made to irrigate a surface of about 25,000 acres, limited on one side by the sea, and on the other by the crest of the amphitheatre whose centre is occupied by the city. For the supply of this district, a
Pàgina 188 - wave your tops, ye pines ; With every plant, in sign of worship wave !' A second time he took up the sublime and melodious strain, and accompanying the action to the word, waved
Pàgina 290 - it with planes, and he marketh it out with the compass, and maketh it after the figure of a man, according to the beauty of a man ; that it may remain in the house.' The materials, it is added, were
Pàgina 128 - Nevertheless, it constantly became more and more important. It at length drew to 'itself the chief executive power, and has now been regarded, during several | generations, as an essential part of our polity. Yet, strange to say, it still continues to be altogether unknown to the law.
Pàgina 49 - Her family reared a sumptuous mausoleum over her remains; but a less costly memorial of her was long contemplated with far deeper interest : her name, carved by the hand of him she loved too well, was, a few years ago, still discernible on a tree in the adjoining park.' In further proof of identity, Dr
Pàgina 188 - would leap, and then expire. And, as their splendour flashed and failed, We thought of wrecks upon the main— Of ships dismasted, that were hailed, And sent no answer back again. The windows, rattling in their
Pàgina 36 - The brothers of these girls arc every one in business, or in professions; they have something to do; their sisters have no earthly employment but household work and sewing; no earthly pleasure but unprofitable visiting; and no hope in all their life to come of anything
Pàgina 49 - she loved too well, was, a few years ago, still discernible on a tree in the adjoining park.' In further proof of identity, Dr Anster pointed out several charms and recipes which the manuscript volume contains. The conjurations are in general for the purpose of learning the results of sickness in any particular case, and of determining

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