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Side 52 - Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. That man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow warmer among...
Side 52 - ... possible. Whatever withdraws us from the power of our senses, whatever makes the past, the distant, or the future, predominate over the present, advances us in the dignity of thinking beings. Far from me, and from my friends, , be such frigid philosophy, as may conduct us, indifferent and unmoved, over any ground which has been dignified by wisdom, bravery, or virtue. The man is little to be envied, whose patriotism would not gain force upon the plain of Marathon, or whose piety would not grow...
Side 3 - But bring a Scotsman frae his hill, Clap in his cheek a Highland gill, Say, such is royal George's will, An' there's the foe, He has nae thought but how to kill Twa at a blow.
Side 4 - King's regard, Can give a bliss o'ermatching thine, A rustic Bard. " To give my counsels all in one, Thy tuneful flame still careful fan ; Preserve the dignity of Man, With soul erect ; And trust, the Universal Plan Will all protect. "And wear thou this...
Side 98 - Think what is now, and what hath been, Seems as, to me, of all bereft, Sole friends thy woods and streams were left ; And thus I love...
Side 85 - The sun had opened golden yellow From his case, Though still the sky wore dark and drumly A scarr'd and frowning face ; Then troubled, tawny, dense, dun-bellied, Scowling and sea-blue ; Every dye that's in the tartan O'er it grew. Far away to the wild westward Grim it lowered, Where rain-charg'd clouds on thick squalls wandering Loomed and towered.'* With a grim shake of the head, Hamish got out spirit-lamp, kitchener, etc., and proceeded to make breakfast.
Side 113 - us caol ri caol " — broad to broad, and small to small ; ie — that in polysyllables the last vowel of one syllable, and the first vowel of the next syllable, must be of the same quality.
Side 15 - toiseachadh mar so :— " 0 ! caraibh mi ri taobh nan allt, A shiubhlas mall le ceumaibh ciuin, Fo sgail a' bharraich leag mo cheann, 'S bi thus', a ghrian, ro chairdeil rium. Gu socair sm 'san fheur mo thaobh, Air bruaich 'nan dlthean 's nan gaoth tla, 'S mo chas 'ga sliobadh 'sa' bhraon mhaoth, 'S e lubadh thairis caoin tro'n bhlar.
Side 113 - Orthography is always in the rear of pronunciation." Both of these dicta are true ; but the standard that certainly determines Orthography is the Press. Hence, since the invention of Printing in the 15TH Century, the variations of spelling are comparatively small and insignificant. determining the broad or small sound of the adjoining consonants. Now, a consonant has its broad sound both when preceded and when followed by a broad vowel ; in like manner it has its small sound, both when preceded and...
Side 51 - ... and minor outrages has presented a picture of drunken brutality such as might be more fitly expected in some savage island in the far Pacific, where the natives have just tasted for the first time the terrible poison of drink.

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