The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 8

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J. Ridgeway amd sons, 1839

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Page 430 - Murillo and Velasquez. His mouth was gross, voluptuous, open, eloquent; his chin good-humoured and round ; but his nose, the rudder of the face, the index of the will, was small, feeble, nothing — like what he has done.
Page 295 - ... so soon as the state and circumstances of the said colonies will admit thereof, they shall, with the advice and consent of the members of our council, summon and call general assemblies, within the said governments respectively, in such manner and form as is used and directed in those colonies and provinces in America, which are under our immediate government...
Page 302 - Britain ; and that in all matters of controversy relative to property and civil rights, resort shall be had to the. laws of Canada, as the rale for the decision of the same...
Page 451 - The truly great Have all one age, and from one visible space Shed influence ! They, both in power and act, Are permanent, and time is not with them, Save as it worketh for them, they in it.
Page 419 - ON the wide level of a mountain's head, (I knew not where, but 'twas some faery place) Their pinions, ostrich-like, for sails outspread, Two lovely children run an endless race, A sister and a brother...
Page 428 - One assertion I will venture to make, as suggested by my own experience, that there exist folios on the human understanding, and the nature of man, which would have a far juster claim to their high rank and celebrity, if in the whole huge volume there could be found as much fulness of heart and intellect, as burst forth in many a simple page of GEORGE Fox, JACOB BEHMEN, and even of Behmen's commentator, the pious and fervid WILLIAM LAW.
Page 418 - I was driven from life in motion, to life in thoughts and sensation. I never played except by myself, and then only acting over what I had been reading or fancying, or half one, half the other, with a stick cutting down weeds and nettles, as one of the seven champions of Christendom.
Page 515 - Altar, which must stagger with the blow that rends its kindred Throne ! You have said, my Lords, you have willed — the Church and the King have willed — that the Queen should be deprived of its solemn service. She has, instead of that solemnity, the heartfelt prayers of the people.
Page 318 - Whereas the Division of the Province of Quebec, into the Two Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada...
Page 446 - No sixty hours have yet passed without my having taken laudanum, though for the last week in comparatively trilling doses. I have full belief that your anxiety need not be extended beyond the first week ; and for the first week, I shall not, I must not be permitted to leave your house, unless with you. Delicately, or indelicately, this must be done, and both the servants and the assistant must receive absolute commands from you.

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