Descriptive Essays Contributed to the Quarterly Review: Cornish miners in America

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J. Murray, 1857 - 384 頁

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第 77 頁 - Now them that are such we command and exhort, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
第 263 頁 - Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus ; but use all gently ; for in the very torrent, tempest, and, as I may say, whirlwind of your passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness.
第 290 頁 - The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field: which indeed is the least of all seeds : but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
第 262 頁 - ... or the intelligence they contain. One would think that compositors would be as sick of reading as a grocer's boy is of treacle ; but that this is not the case is proved by the fact, that they not only willingly pay for these newspapers, but often indemnify one of their own community for giving up his time in order to sit in the middle of the hall on a high stool and read the news aloud to them while they are laboring at their work : they will, morever, even pay him to read to them any new book...
第 277 頁 - Thou hast most traitorously corrupted the youth of the realm in erecting a grammar school: and whereas, before, our forefathers had no other books but the score and the tally, thou hast caused printing to be used, and, contrary to the king, his crown and dignity, thou hast built a paper-mill.
第 90 頁 - ... hospital for the maintenance and education of exposed and deserted young children...
第 235 頁 - The terms in which that appeal has been made, in this instance, appear to her Majesty's ministers calculated to impair the reverence due to the royal authority, to derogate from the character of the Imperial legislature, to excite amongst the disaffected hopes of impunity, and to enhance the difficulties with which your Lordship's successor will have to contend.
第 351 頁 - The Great Spirit made us all — he made my skin red, and yours white ; he placed us on this earth, and intended that we should live differently from each other. He made the whites to cultivate the earth, and feed on domestic animals; but he made us> red skins, to rove through the uncultivated woods and plains; to feed on wild animals; and to dress with their skins.
第 319 頁 - One touch to her hand, and one word in her ear. When they reached the hall door, and the charger stood near; So light to the croupe the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung! "She is won! we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur: They'll have fleet steeds that follow,
第 220 頁 - I shall have occasion hereafter most fully to prove. I also did believe that, even if I had not the precedents of these Acts of Parliament, a Government and a Legislature anxious for the peace of this unhappy country and for the integrity of the British Empire, would not sacrifice to a petty technicality the vast benefits which my entire policy promised and had already in a great measure secured.

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