Transmigration. 1883

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Chatto and Windus, 1883


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Page 231 - Euclid's, and show by construction that its truth was known to us ; to demonstrate, for example, that the angles at the base of an isosceles triangle are equal...
Page 250 - ... and big enough to lodge a hundred and fifty persons, whereof twenty or thereabout may be attendants, all under the government of one who shall be thought of desert sufficient, and ability either to do all, or wisely to direct and oversee it done. This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship, except it be some peculiar college of law or physic, where they mean to be practitioners...
Page 72 - How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Page 272 - Venus, by her shape or features, but by the lustre of her mind which shone in them, and gave them their power of charming : " Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye ! In all her gestures dignity and love...
Page 40 - Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair or foul or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine: Not Heaven itself upon the Past has power, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour.
Page 127 - It ceased; yet still the sails made on A pleasant noise till noon, A noise like of a hidden brook, In the leafy month of June, That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune.
Page 288 - But by your father's worth if yours you rate, Count me those only who were good and great. Go! if your ancient, but ignoble blood Has crept through scoundrels ever since the flood, Go! and pretend your family is young! Nor own your fathers hav.e been fools so long. What can ennoble sots, or slaves, or cowards? Alas ! not all the blood of all the Howards.
Page 248 - His quidam signis atque haec exempla secuti Esse apibus partem divinae mentis et haustus 220 Aetherios dixere ; deum namque ire per omnes Terrasque tractusque maris caelumque profundum...
Page 187 - The side of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle is equal to the radius of the circle.
Page 179 - ... Eastward with long lines o'er the grass — — Daylight, but what had come to pass? Nearby those voices still he heard In laugh and talk and careless word ; Upon his cheek the wind blew cold ; His own fair house he did behold Changed nowise ; from the little close The scent of trodden grass arose — How could it be a dream ? — Yet there She stood, the moveless image fair, The little-noticed, oft-seen thing, With hand fast closed upon his ring.

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