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Biographic Portraitures: Or, Sketches of the Lives Ahd Characters of a Few ...
Повний перегляд - 1861
Biographic Portraitures: Or, Sketches of the Lives and Characters of a Few ...
Попередній перегляд недоступний - 2016
able accordingly afterwards appears became become believe called Campbell character circumstances considerable considered continued Cornelius course desired Duke duties edition effect engaged entered expected favour feeling Fichte fortune friends give going hand head heart Heyne honour hope hundred interest kind king Kitto known labour learning leave lectures length less letters literary living London look manner March matter means mind months nature never nevertheless obtained occasion passed perhaps person philosophy poet political poor position preparations present Prince probably published reason received Redding regard remained rendered residence respect rest royal says seems sent soon speak spirit success thing thought tion took town turn whole wife writings young
Сторінка 93 - Tell them the men that placed him here Are scandals to the times — Are at a loss to find his guilt, And can't commit his crimes.
Сторінка 99 - Little remains : but every hour is saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things; and vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound of human thought.
Сторінка 89 - I have often thought of it as one of the most barbarous customs in the world, considering us as a civilized and a Christian country, that we deny the advantages of learning to women. We reproach the sex every day with folly and impertinence, while I am confident, had they the advantages of education equal to us, they would be guilty of less than ourselves.
Сторінка 99 - Little remains: but every hour is saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things; and vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard myself...
Сторінка 91 - Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
Сторінка 77 - We state Fichte's character, as it is known and admitted by men of all parties among the Germans, when we say that so robust an intellect, a soul so calm, so lofty, massive, and immovable, has not mingled in philosophical discussion since the time of Luther.
Сторінка 91 - COULD but our ancestors retrieve their fate, And see their offspring thus degenerate ; How we contend for birth and names unknown, And build on their past actions, not our own ; They'd cancel records, and their tombs deface, And openly disown the vile degenerate race : For fame of families is all a cheat, It's personal virtue only makes us great.
Сторінка 91 - We can never enjoy a settled, uninterrupted union and tranquillity in this nation till the spirit of Whiggism, faction, and schism is melted down like the old money.
Сторінка 84 - famous on various accounts, and every one of them dear to Britons who love their country, value the Protestant interest, or have an aversion to tyranny and oppression.