Calendar of the McGill University, Montreal

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McGill University, 1865
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Page 83 - Knowledge in general, expands the mind, exalts the faculties, refines the taste of pleasure, and opens innumerable sources of intellectual enjoyment. By means of it, we become less dependent for satisfaction upon the sensitive appetites ; the gross pleasures of sense are more easily despised, and we are made to feel the superiority of the spiritual to the material part of our nature.
Page 9 - C'est ŕ vous que je parle, ma sœur. Le moindre solécisme en parlant vous irrite ; Mais vous en faites, vous, d'étranges en conduite. Vos livres éternels ne me contentent pas ; Et, hors...
Page 9 - Otway has followed nature in the language of his tragedy, and therefore shines in the passionate parts, more than any of our English poets. As there is something familiar and domestic in the fable of his tragedy, more than in those of any other poet, he has little pomp, but great force in his expressions.
Page 35 - I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas, that I found not my heart more moved than with a trumpet...
Page 83 - ... made to feel the superiority of the spiritual to the material part of our nature. Instead of being continually solicited by the influence and irritation of sensible objects, the mind can retire within herself, and expatiate in the cool and quiet walks of contemplation. The Author of nature...
Page 27 - If three straight lines meet all in one point, and a straight line stand at right angles to each of them in that point; these three straight lines are in one and the same plane. Let the straight line AB stand at right angles to each of the straight lines BC, BD, BE, in B the point where they meet; BC, BD, BE shall be in one and the same plane.
Page 35 - The old song of Chevy-Chase is the favourite ballad of the common people of England, and Ben Jonson used to say he had rather have been the author of it than of all his works.

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