Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 50

Front Cover
W. Blackwood, 1841
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 348 - To heaven removed where first it grew, there grows, And flowers aloft shading the fount of life, And where the river of bliss through midst of heaven Rolls o'er Elysian flowers her amber stream...
Page 573 - THE angel ended, and in Adam's ear So charming left his voice, that he awhile Thought him still speaking, still stood fix'd to hear...
Page 22 - Pope, and is every man's wish, can be no reproach to Garrick ; he who says he despises it, knows he lies ; that Garrick husbanded his fame, the fame which he had justly acquired both at the theatre and at the table, is not denied ; but where is the blame either in the one or the other, of leaving as little as he could to chance?
Page 388 - Of men than beasts ; but oh ! the exceeding grace Of highest God ! that loves his creatures so, And all his works with mercy doth embrace. That blessed angels he sends to and fro, To serve to wicked man, to serve his wicked foe.
Page 30 - Gibbon poured balm upon my bruises by condescending, once or twice in the course of the evening, to talk with me : the great historian was light and playful, suiting his matter to the capacity of the boy ; but it was done more...
Page 348 - Rose like an exhalation, with the sound Of dulcet symphonies and voices sweet— Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave; nor did there want Cornice or frieze, with bossy sculptures graven: The roof was fretted gold.
Page 231 - The major part of the proposition was, that her Majesty's Ministers do not sufficiently possess the confidence of the House of Commons to enable them to carry through the House measures which they deem of essential importance to the public welfare, and the minor portion of the proposition was, that their continuance in office, under such circumstances, was at variance with the spirit of the constitution.
Page 360 - I at that time lived close by the palace, in the street of Santiago, and daily, for the space of a month, saw them bending their steps in that direction. One day, they came to me in a great hurry, with a strange expression on both their countenances. " We have seen Christina, hijo " (my son), said Pepita to me. " Within the palace ? " I inquired. "Within the palace, O child of my garlochin...
Page 20 - Excellence,' with an embroidered star comes to us from His Highness when dinner is on table, which is half an hour after twelve. There is я world of English The Colmans. 21 arrived within the week; very fewFrench, but German counts and barons innumerable.
Page 177 - what the eye does not see, the heart does not grieve at.

Bibliographic information