The Saint Pauls Magazine, Volum 8

Anthony Trollope
Virtue and Company, 1871

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Pàgina 272 - Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. And every man that striveth for the mastery is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an incorruptible.
Pàgina 69 - Nell'ordine ch'io dico sono accline tutte nature, per diverse sorti, più al principio loro e men vicine; onde si muovono a diversi porti per lo gran mar dell'essere, e ciascuna con istinto a lei dato che la porti. Questi ne porta il foco inver la luna, questi ne' cor mortali è permotore, questi la terra in sé stringe e aduna.
Pàgina 275 - Colonna, assumed his throne ; and at the voice of a herald Petrarch arose. After discoursing on a text of Virgil, and thrice repeating his vows for the prosperity of Rome, he knelt before the throne, and received from the senator a laurel crown, with a more precious declaration,
Pàgina 335 - ... immense transfer of matter so produced, the increase of pressure over large spaces in the bed of the ocean, and diminution over corresponding portions of the land, we are not at a loss to perceive how the elastic...
Pàgina 238 - One walked between his wife and child, With measured footfall firm and mild, And now and then he gravely smiled. The prudent partner of his blood Leaned on him, faithful, gentle, good, Wearing the rose of womanhood. And in their double love secure, The little maiden walked demure, Pacing with downward eyelids pure.
Pàgina 326 - ... adverse to notions he may have previously formed for himself, or taken up, without examination, on the credit of others. Such an effort is, in fact, a commencement of that intellectual discipline which forms one of the most important ends of all science. It is the first movement of approach towards that state of mental purity which alone can fit us for a full and steady perception of moral beauty as well as physical adaptation. It is the " euphrasy and rue " with which we must " purge our sight"...
Pàgina 548 - ... to theories which have been somewhat confidently urged of late. In the earliest ages of the history of our subject, the fact was noted that the tails of comets commonly lie in the direction opposite to the place of the sun. Appian, indeed, was the first European astronomer who observed this peculiarity, but M. Biot has succeeded in proving that the discovery had been made long before by Chinese astronomers. If the tail of a comet strictly obeyed this rule, if it were always directed in a perfectly...
Pàgina 334 - ... strata. By them the waters of the sea are made to circulate in vapour through the air, and irrigate the land, producing springs and rivers. By them are produced all disturbances of the chemical equilibrium of the elements of nature, which, by a series of compositions and decompositions, give rise to new products, and originate a transfer of materials. Even the slow degradation of the solid constituents of the surface, in which its chief geological...
Pàgina 272 - I have fought a good fight : I have finished my course : I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge shall give me at that day ; and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
Pàgina 63 - And I will frankly confess that the vague sublimity of Milton affects me less than these reviled details of Dante. We read Milton ; and we know that we are reading a great poet. When we read' ' Dante, the poet vanishes. We are listening to the man who has returned from " the valley of the dolorous abyss...

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