The Register, and magazine of biography [ed. by T. Cooper].

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Thompson Cooper
1869
 

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Σελίδα 25 - I represent before you a principle, a cause, and a defeat. The principle is the sovereignty of the people ; the cause is that of the Empire ; the defeat is that of Waterloo. The principle — you have recognised it ; the cause — you have served in it ; the defeat — you would revenge it. No, then, there is no dis-accord between you and me; and I will not believe that I can be destined to be grieved by the disaffection of any others.
Σελίδα 171 - As may express them best ; though what if earth Be but the shadow of heaven, and things therein Each to other like, more than on earth is thought...
Σελίδα 96 - A GLACIER is AN IMPERFECT FLUID, OR A VISCOUS BODY. WHICH IS URGED DOWN SLOPES OF A CERTAIN INCLINATION BY THE MUTUAL PRESSURE OF ITS PARTS.
Σελίδα 30 - Was thy tempestuous road ; Nor indignation burnt before thee on thy way. But thee, a soft and naked child, Thy mother undefiled, In the rude manger laid to rest From off her virgin breast. The heavens were not commanded to prepare A gorgeous canopy of golden air ; Nor stoop'd their lamps th...
Σελίδα 162 - Knowledge, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, and the Society for Missions to Africa and the East, have each contributed ;>,000/.
Σελίδα 33 - The Writer of a Book, is not he a Preacher preaching, not to this parish or that, on this day or that, but to all men in all times and places?
Σελίδα 14 - ... entirely in the observation and memory of contemporaries, that it is a biographical gain to have them recorded in any shape. Apparent trifles, such as the waddling gait of Sir John Davies, the stately silence of Lord Montjoy at the dinner table, the description of the popular preacher Clapham — " a black fellow with a sour look but a good spirit, bold and sometimes bluntly witty...
Σελίδα 357 - Hawkwood is worthy to be remembered, as that of the first distinguished commander who had appeared in Europe since the destruction of the Roman empire. It would be absurd to suppose that any of the constituent elements of military genius, which nature furnishes to energetic characters, were wanting to the leaders of a barbarian or feudal army ; untroubled...
Σελίδα 30 - HYMN Oh, thou that wilt not break the bruised reed, Nor heap fresh ashes on the mourner's brow, Nor rend anew the wounds that inly bleed, The only balm of our afflictions thou, Teach us to bear thy chastening wrath, oh God ! To kiss with quivering lips — still humbly kiss thy rod...
Σελίδα 375 - We are informed that many of the Possessors of such Manuscripts would be willing to give access to them, and permit their contents to be made public, provided that nothing of a private character or relating to the title of existing owners...

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