Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 47

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W. Blackwood, 1840 - England
 

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Page 483 - Love framed with Mirth a gay fantastic round ; Loose were her tresses seen, her zone unbound : And he, amidst his frolic play, As if he would the charming air repay, Shook thousand odours from his dewy wings.
Page 110 - Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform unto the Lord thine oaths : but I say unto you, Swear not at all : neither by heaven ; for it is God's throne : nor by the earth ; for it is his footstool...
Page 471 - I am the LORD; that is my name: and my glory will "I not give to another, neither my praise unto graven images.
Page 480 - From harmony, from heavenly harmony This universal frame began : From harmony to harmony Through all the compass of the notes it ran, The diapason closing full in Man.
Page 232 - , &c., are, in my opinion, an instance of the language of passion wrested from its proper use, and, from the mere circumstance of the composition being in metre, applied upon an occasion that does not justify such violent expressions ; and I should condemn the passage, though perhaps few Readers will agree with me, as vicious poetic diction.
Page 399 - HARK ! the herald angels sing, " Glory to the new-born King, Peace on earth, and mercy mild, God and sinners reconciled!
Page 480 - And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound : Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly, and so well.
Page 229 - Alternating Elysian brightness With deep and dreadful night ; the sea Foams in broad billows from the deep Up to the rocks, and rocks and ocean, Onward, with spheres which never sleep, Are hurried in eternal motion.
Page 110 - ... either of his own accord, or by the command of others; that he will always hate the wicked, and be assistant to the righteous, that he will ever show fidelity to all men; and especially to those in authority; because no one obtains the government without God's assistance...
Page 289 - In this instance, as in the dramatic lectures of Schlegel to which I have before alluded, from the same motive of selfdefence against the charge of plagiarism, many of the most striking resemblances, indeed, all the main and fundamental ideas, were born and matured in my mind before I had ever seen a single page of the German Philosopher...

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