The popular guide to the International exhibition of 1862

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Page 17 - Both riches and honour come of thee, and thou reignest over all; and in thine hand is power and might; and in thine hand it is to make great, and to give strength unto all.
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Page 20 - Secrets of the sullen mine, Steel and gold, and corn and wine, Fabric rough, or Fairy fine, Sunny tokens of the Line, Polar marvels, and a feast Of wonder, out of West and East, And shapes and hues of Part divine!
Page 162 - ... extent and diversified in surface, is remarkable as the cradle of one, at least, of the nations who earliest practised the arts and cultivated the sciences which characterise civilization, and from whence these travelled to the West, and, perhaps, also to the East. Its present inhabitants continue to venerate sciences which they know only by name, and practise arts of which they know not the principles ; and this with a skill not only remarkable for the early period at which it attained perfection,...
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Page i - The Marquis of Anglesea, The Marquis of Westminster, The Birkenhead Dock Company, The Dock Trustees of Liverpool, Most of the Nobility, Gentry, and Agriculturists, And many Members of the Royal Agricultural Societies of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 20 - Art divine ! All of beauty, all of use, That one fair planet can produce, Brought from under every star, Blown from over every main, And mixt, as life is mixt with pain, The works of peace with works of war.
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