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Page 283 - I cannot praise a fugitive and cloistered virtue, unexercised and unbreathed, that never sallies out and sees her adversary, but slinks out of the race where that immortal garland is to be run for not without dust and heat.
Page 302 - So far from the position holding true, that great wit (or genius, in our modern way of speaking) has a necessary alliance with insanity, the greatest wits, on the contrary, will ever be found to be the sanest writers. It is impossible for the mind to conceive of a mad Shakespeare.
Page 136 - ... shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid? shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it?
Page 14 - For in a discourse of our present civil war, what could seem more impertinent, than to ask, as one did, what was the value of a Roman penny? Yet the coherence to me was manifest enough. For the thought of the war, introduced the thought of the delivering up the king to his enemies; the thought of that, brought in the thought of the delivering up of Christ; and that again the thought of the thirty pence, which was the price of that treason; and thence easily followed that malicious question, and all...
Page 40 - When I say, My bed shall comfort me, My couch shall ease my complaint; Then thou scarest me with dreams, And terrifiest me through visions : So that my soul chooseth strangling, And death rather than my life.
Page 582 - PHYSIOLOGY OF THE MIND. New edition. 1 vol., 12mo. Cloth, $2.00. CONTENTS : Chapter I. On the Method of the Study of the Mind.— II. The Mind and the Nervous System.— III. The Spinal Cord, or Tertiary Nervous Centres; or, Nervous Centres of Reflex Action. — IV. Secondary Nervous Centres ; or, Sensory Ganglia ; Sensorium Commune. — V. Hemispherical Ganglia ; Cortical Cells of the Cerebral Hemispheres; Ideational Nervous Centres, Primary Nervous Centres; Intellectorium Commune.