The Contemporary Review, Volume 54

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A. Strahan, 1888

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Pagina 821 - Life is a Jest, and all Things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it.
Pagina 221 - ... the duty of erecting and maintaining certain public works and certain public institutions, which it can never be for the interest of any individual, THE WEALTH OF NATIONS [Book IV or small number of individuals, to erect and maintain, because the profit could never repay the expense to any individual or small number of individuals, though it may frequently do much more than repay it to a great society.
Pagina 307 - We hold Ourselves bound to the Natives of Our Indian Territories by the same obligations of Duty which bind Us to all Our other Subjects ; and those Obligations, by the Blessing of Almighty God, We shall faithfully and conscientiously fulfil.
Pagina 123 - I believe that the experiences of utility organized and consolidated through all past generations of the human race, have been producing corresponding nervous modifications, which, by continued transmission and accumulation, have become in us certain faculties of moral intuition — certain emotions responding to right and wrong conduct, which have no apparent basis in the individual experiences of utility.
Pagina 221 - According to the system of natural liberty, the sovereign has only three duties to attend to $ three duties of great importance, indeed, but plain and intelligible to common understandings : first, the duty of protecting the society from the violence and invasion of other independent societies...
Pagina 819 - Ever their phantoms arise before us, Our loftier brothers, but one in blood ; At bed and table they lord it o'er us, With looks of beauty, and words of good.
Pagina 530 - So, some tempestuous morn in early June, When the year's primal burst of bloom is o'er, Before the roses and the longest day — When garden-walks and all the grassy floor With blossoms red and white of fallen May And chestnut-flowers are strewn...
Pagina 131 - Suppose that there is a kind of income which constantly tends to increase, without any exertion or sacrifice on the part of the owners: those owners constituting a class in the community, whom the natural course of things progressively enriches, consistently with complete passiveness on their own part.
Pagina 450 - He created a plebeian aristocracy and blended it with the patrician oligarchy. He made peers of second-rate squires and fat graziers. He caught them in the alleys of Lombard Street, and clutched them from the counting-houses of Cornhill.
Pagina 791 - ... godliness hath promise of the life that now is," as well as of that which is to come.

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