Take the fine gentleman out of the common boarding-school or drawing-room accomplishments, and set him to any ruder or more difficult task, and he will make but a sorry figure. Shall we blame or should we laugh at him, if his eye glistens, and his tongue grows wanton in their praise? Some one said: “The…

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8vo. No. He asks the coachman a question, to which he receives no answer. They must all drink continually at the fresh springs of reality. They reveal a marvellous tenacity of traditional words and forms, not only in dialects, but even in particular classes of the community, men having different expressions from women, the old…

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If a man could afford to buy up the company and discontinue all the telephones but his own, the value would disappear. The man whom we believe to be principally occupied in this sublime contemplation, seldom fails to be the object of our highest veneration; and though his life should be altogether contemplative, we often…

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French literature has undergone great changes in like manner, and was supposed to be at its height in the time of Louis XIV. and at the same time heard the school clock faintly striking that hour. CONFIDENCE REPOSED IN THE JUDICIAL DUEL. Dr. It is the skilled driver who keeps the car in the road–not…

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Yet man’s best friend is not of the sort to take an affront too seriously. In the last stages of gradual decay of mind, the changes and disturbances in the quantity, state, and diffusion of heat, resemble that observable in paralytics; there is great insensibility to heat and cold, and the infliction of pain; and,…

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Another view of the subject remains which is to consider their effects after they get there as well as how they are introduced, why certain ideas affect the mind differently from others, and by what means we are enabled to form comparisons and draw inferences. The principles were essentially oppugnant, and the contest between them…

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The use of the Latin tongue gradually faded out among them, and about the twelfth or thirteenth century the Wisigothic code was translated into the popular language, and this Romance version, known as the _Fuero Juzgo_, long continued the source of law in the Peninsula. Hence arises that eminent esteem with which all men naturally…

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This is what I mean when I say that a library may be no better than its worst book. With these figures we may compare the dimensions of the northern mounds. That, _prima facie_, we have to do in this case with a real difference in the mode of perception, seems indisputable; let the reader…

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It almost seems as if success were simply a matter of spending and as if without money to spend, failure should be expected as a matter of course. Goldsmith conceived a fruitless attachment to the same person, and addressed some passionate letters to her. The path of culture is narrow, especially in its early stages,…

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As for Keats and Shelley, they were too young to be judged, and they were trying one form after another. Chaldean and Assyrian institutions have not as yet been sufficiently explored for us to state with positiveness whether or not the judgment of God was a recognized resource of the puzzled dispenser of justice; but…

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