The Psychonomy of the Hand: Or, The Hand an Index of Mental Development According to Mm. D'Arpentigny and Desbarrolles, with Illustrative Tracings from Living Hands

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Сторінка 34 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do ; Not light them for themselves : for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not...
Сторінка 80 - Unargued I obey: So God ordains: God is thy law, thou mine: To know no more Is woman's happiest knowledge, and her praise.
Сторінка 48 - The notion that it is one man's duty that another should be religious, was the foundation of all the religious persecutions ever perpetrated, and if admitted, would fully justify them.
Сторінка 38 - He roved among the vales and streams, In the green wood and hollow dell ; They were his dwellings night and day, But Nature ne'er could find the way Into the heart of Peter Bell. In vain, through every changeful year, Did Nature lead him as before; A primrose by a river's brim A yellow primrose was to him, And it was nothing more.
Сторінка 49 - They could follow no craft, could engage in no labor, no amusement, but such as was specially provided by law. They could not change their residence or their dress without a license from the government. They could not even exercise the freedom which is conceded to the most abject in other countries, that of selecting their own wives.
Сторінка 81 - Where simple sufferers bend, in trust To win a happier hour. I love, where spreads the village lawn, Upon some knee-worn cell to gaze : Hail to the firm unmoving cross, Aloft, where pines their branches toss ! And to the chapel far withdrawn, That lurks by lonely ways ! Where'er we roam, along the brink...
Сторінка 67 - For some ages Ireland was the chief seat of learning in Christian Europe; and the most distinguished scholars who appeared in other countries were mostly either Irish by birth or had received their education in Irish schools. We are informed by Bede that in his day, the earlier part of the eighth century, it was customary for his English fellow-countrymen of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest, to retire for study and devotion to Ireland...
Сторінка 51 - And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven: this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith.
Сторінка 61 - I published and republished additional particulars — being so bent upon my object that I was determined never to abandon it ; and though I have reaped no other advantage, I have at least the satisfaction of knowing that the agitation thus kept up constantly, solely by myself, has resulted in a vast alteration in the quantity and quality of the water supplied by the companies, and in the establishment of a Board of Health, which will, in all probability, eventually carry out most of the objects...
Сторінка iii - Astronomy and General Physics, considered with reference to Natural Theology. By the Rev. WILLIAM WHEWELL, MA, FRS, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. IV. The Hand ; its Mechanism and vital Endowments as evincing • design.

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