The Monthly Review, Volume 24

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Sir Henry John Newbolt, Charles Hanbury-Williams
J. Murray, 1906
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Page 65 - The soul's dark cottage, battered and decayed, Lets in new light through chinks that Time has made: Stronger by weakness, wiser men become As they draw near to their eternal home. Leaving the old, both worlds at once they view That stand upon the threshold of the new.
Page 82 - ... of country ; and, at the same time, by those passions in the human heart, which give courage, strength, and perseverance to man — the spirit of revenge for the injuries you have done them ; of retaliation for the hardships you have inflicted on them ; and of opposition to the unjust powers you have exercised over them.
Page 88 - I had been so fortunate as to accomplish that, and that only, I should think I had done enough and could retire from public life with comfort and the conscious satisfaction that I had done my duty.
Page 14 - But, besides those great men, there is a certain number of artists who have a distinct faculty of their own by which they convey to us a peculiar quality of pleasure which we cannot get elsewhere...
Page 58 - YEARS rush by us like the wind. We see not whence the eddy comes, nor whitherward it is tending, and we seem ourselves to witness their flight without a sense that we are changed ; and yet Time is beguiling man of his strength, as the winds rob the woods of their foliage.
Page 82 - ... in America. No matter what gives birth to that enthusiasm, whether the name of religion or of liberty, the effects are the same : it inspires a spirit that is unconquerable, and solicitous to undergo difficulties and dangers ; and as long as there is a man in America, so long will you have him against you in the field.
Page 77 - They put on pieces of leather (such as is worn by footmen when they clean knives) to save their lace ruffles ; and to guard their eyes from the light, and to prevent tumbling their hair, wore high-crowned straw hats with broad brims, and adorned with flowers and ribbons ; masks to conceal their emotions when they played at quinze.
Page 78 - ... answereth another man's speech, shall apply his answer to the matter, without wrong to the person ; and as nothing offensive is to be spoken, so nothing is to be ill taken, if the party that speaks it shall presently make a fair exposition, or clear denial of the words that might bear any ill construction; and if any offence...
Page 81 - Indeed, that young man has so thoroughly cast off every principle of common honour and honesty that he must become as contemptible as he is odious.
Page 68 - Edward III. conferring the Order of the Garter on the Black Prince, and Henry, Prince of Wales, committed to prison for assaulting Judge Gascoigne, both by Mr. Cope, RA ; the Spirit of Religion, by Mr. Horsley, in the centre compartment, over the Strangers' Gallery ; and the Spirit of Chivalry, and the Spirit of Law, both Mr.

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