Temple Bar, Volumes 7-8

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George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates
Ward and Lock, 1863 - English periodicals

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Page 202 - Near this spot Are deposited the Remains Of one Who Possessed Beauty Without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man Without his Vices. This Praise, which would be unmeaning flattery If inscribed over Human Ashes, Is but a just tribute to the Memory of "Boatswain," a Dog Who was born at Newfoundland, May, 1803, And died at Newstead Abbey Nov. 18, 1808.
Page 299 - Patience and gravity of hearing is an essential part of justice ; and an overspeaking judge is no well-tuned cymbal. It is no grace to a judge first to find that which he might have heard in due time from the bar; or to shew quickness of conceit in cutting off evidence or counsel too short ; or to prevent information by questions, though pertinent.
Page 558 - Love had he found in huts where poor men lie; His daily teachers had been woods and rills, The silence that is in the starry sky, The sleep that is among the lonely hills.
Page 128 - I say, by God, that man is a ruffian who shall, after this, presume to build upon such honest, artless conduct as an evidence of guilt.
Page 499 - is almost out of print. Mrs. Barbauld's stuff has banished all the old classics of the nursery...
Page 297 - That your speech be with gravity, as one of the sages of the law : and not talkative, nor with impertinent flying out to show learning.
Page 201 - Near this spot Are deposited the Remains of one Who possessed Beauty without Vanity, Strength without Insolence, Courage without Ferocity, And all the Virtues of Man without his Vices. This Praise, which would be unmeaning Flattery If inscribed over Human Ashes, Is but a just tribute to the Memory of BOATSWAIN, a Dog, Who was born at Newfoundland, May, 1803, And died at Newstead Abbey, November 18, 1808.
Page 499 - Science has succeeded to poetry no less in the little walks of children than with men. Is there no possibility of averting this sore evil? Think what you would have been now, if, instead of being fed with tales and old wives...
Page 297 - ... nicking a judge's tendency to make it serve his turn, and yet never failed to pay the greatest regard and deference to his opinion : for so they get credit; because the judge for the most part thinks that person the best lawyer that respects most his opinion. I have heard his lordship say that sometimes he hath been forced to give up a cause to the judge's opinion, when he...
Page 432 - So hath it perished like a thing of air, The dream of Love and Youth ! — Now both are grey, Yet still remembering that delightful day, Though Time with his cold touch...

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