Talks on Writing English: Second series

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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1901 - 259페이지
 

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235 페이지 - 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.
81 페이지 - In this character of the Americans, a love of freedom is the predominating feature which marks and distinguishes the whole : and as an ardent is always a jealous affection, your colonies become suspicious, restive, and untractable, whenever they see the least attempt to wrest from them by force, or shuffle from them by chicane, what they think the only advantage worth living for. This fierce spirit of liberty is stronger in the English colonies probably than in any other people of the earth...
146 페이지 - The moment our discourse rises above the ground line of familiar facts, and is inflamed with passion or exalted by thought, it clothes itself in images.
208 페이지 - Trollope, with his want of discretion in this particular. In a digression, a parenthesis or an aside, he concedes to the reader that he and this trusting friend are only "making believe.
57 페이지 - And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night...
44 페이지 - It all amounts to this — the sovereign proof That we devote ourselves to God, is seen' In living just as though no God there were...
73 페이지 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, Like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
128 페이지 - SQUIRE Trelawney, Dr Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end, keeping nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted, I take up my pen in the year of grace 17-, and go back to the time when my father kept the 'Admiral Benbow* inn, and the brown old seaman, with the sabre cut, first took up his lodging under our roof.
161 페이지 - Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward, forward let us range ; Let the great world spin forever down the ringing grooves of change.
73 페이지 - The soil out of which such men as he are made is good to be born on, good to live on, good to die for, and to be buried in.

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