Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 219

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W. Blackwood, 1926 - England
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Page 728 - I hail this interchange of sentiment, therefore, as an augury that whatever else may happen, whatever misfortune may befall your country or my own, the peace and friendship which now exist between the two nations will be, as it shall be my desire to make them, perpetual.
Page 435 - poets in especial, prefer having it understood that they compose by a species of fine frenzy— an ecstatic intuition; and would positively shudder at letting the public take a peep behind the scenes at the elaborate and vacillating crudities of thought
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