The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 22-23

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L. Scott, 1839

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Page 57 - Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing : for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert.
Page 208 - Alike in the political and the military line could be observed auctioneering ambassadors and trading generals ; — and thus we saw a revolution brought about by affidavits ; an army employed in executing an arrest ; a town besieged on a note of hand ; a prince dethroned for the balance of an account. Thus it was they...
Page 69 - Who is my mother ? and who are my brethren ? And he stretched forth his hand toward his disciples, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren ! for whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
Page 72 - And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Page 81 - Netherlands, do hereby bind and engage themselves not to grant any favour, privilege, or immunity in matters of commerce and navigation to the subjects of any other state, which shall not be also...
Page 159 - The children of the soil : a private wrong Roused the remorseless Baron. Mad to wreak His vengeance, for his violated child, On Roderick's head, in evil hour for Spain, For that unhappy daughter, and himself, — Desperate apostate ! — on the Moors he called ; And like a cloud of locusts, whom the South Wafts from the plains of wasted Africa, The Mussulmen upon Iberia's shore Descend.
Page 209 - He either tyrannized or deceived ; and was by turns a Dionysius and a Scapin. As well might the writhing obliquity of the serpent be compared to the swift directness of the arrow, as the duplicity of Mr Hastings's ambition to the simple steadiness of genuine magnanimity.
Page 81 - ... growth, produce, or manufacture of either country, imported into the other, on account of, or in reference to, the character of the vessel in which such article...
Page 209 - Hastings's ambition to the simple steadiness of genuine magnanimity. In his mind all was shuffling, ambiguous, dark, insidious, and little ; nothing simple, nothing unmixed; all affected plainness, and actual dissimulation ; a heterogeneous mass of contradictory qualities, with nothing . great but his crimes; and even those contrasted by the littleness of his motives, which at once denoted both his baseness and his meanness, and marked him for a traitor and a trickster.
Page 100 - Sanguine hopes were entertained that everything would be satisfactorily arranged ; and if there were some who for private ends wished to hurry Persia into a war, there were many of the most influential of her councillors who anxiously desired to avoid it. The King himself was of this number ; and though he had been induced to give a...

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