Bentley's quarterly review. [with variant title-leaf to vol. 1]., Volume 1

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Page 172 - Arranged to meet the requirements of the Syllabus of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council on Education, South Kensington.
Page 190 - He made him ride on the high places of the earth, That he might eat the increase of the fields; And he made him to suck honey out of the rock, And oil out of the flinty rock; Butter of kine and milk of sheep, With fat of lambs, and rams of the breed of Bashan, And goats, with the fat of kidneys of wheat; And thou didst drink the pure blood of the grape.
Page 600 - ... them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no pre-eminence above a beast: for all is vanity. All go unto one place; all are of the dust, and all turn to dust again. Who knoweth the spirit of man that goeth upward, and the spirit of the beast that goeth downward to the earth?
Page 254 - His eyes were remarkably bright and penetrating, very dark and lively : his voice was not strong, but his tones were extremely pleasant, and, if I may so say, highly gentlemanly. I do not remember his common gait ; he always entered a room in that style of affected delicacy, which fashion had then made almost natural ; chapeau bras between his hands, as if he wished to compress it, or under his arm ; knees bent, and feet on tiptoe, as if afraid of a wet floor.
Page 247 - ... at Pratolino ! I shudder when I see them brandish their knives in act to carve, and look on them as savages that devour one another. I should not stare at all more than I do, if yonder Alderman at the lower end of the table was to stick his fork into his neighbour's jolly cheek, and cut a brave slice of brown and fat.
Page 247 - tis growing old ; but I literally seem to have murdered a man whose name was Ennui, for his ghost is ever before me. They say there is no English word for ennui; I think you may translate it most literally by what is called "entertaining people...
Page 62 - The sun shall be no more thy light by day ; neither for brightness shall the moon give light unto thee : but the LORD shall be unto thoe an everlasting light, and thy God thy glory.
Page 69 - To pass from the study of Homer to the ordinary business of the world, is to step out of a palace of enchantment into the cold gray light of a polar day. But the spells in which this sorcerer deals have no affinity with that drug from Egypt, which drowns the spirit in effeminate indifference : rather they are like the...
Page 45 - God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things that are mighty ; and base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen ; yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are : that no flesh should glory in his presence.
Page 108 - Qui festinat ad divitias, non erit insons : [He that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.] The poets feign, that when Plutus (which is Riches) is sent from Jupiter, he limps and goes slowly ; but when he is sent from Pluto, he runs and is swift of foot. Meaning that riches gotten by good means and just...

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