Elements of Intellectual Philosophy: Designed as a Textbook

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William Hyde, 1827 - 504 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 385 - The passion of laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly...
الصفحة 178 - He has visited all Europe,— not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts...
الصفحة 178 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend "to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
الصفحة 197 - Though it be too obvious to escape observation, that different ideas are connected together, I do not find that any philosopher has attempted to enumerate or class all the principles of association ; a subject, however, that seems worthy of curiosity.
الصفحة 316 - A case of this kind occurred in a Roman Catholic town in Germany a year or two before my arrival at Gottingen,* and had not then ceased to be a frequent subject of conversation. A young woman of four or five and twenty, who could neither read nor write...
الصفحة 179 - I cannot pass over this circumstance in silence, out of gratitude for the many pleasant thoughts, the anxious hopes, and tender remembrances, it excited in us. Those who have experienced the effects that long absence, and extreme distance from their native country, produce on the mind, will readily conceive the pleasure such a trifling incident can give.
الصفحة 381 - I beheld his body half wasted away with long expectation and confinement, and felt what kind of sickness of the heart it was which arises from hope deferred. Upon looking nearer, I saw him pale and feverish. In thirty years the western breeze had not once fanned his blood: he had seen no sun, no moon, in all that time, nor had the voice of friend or kinsman breathed through his lattice...
الصفحة 302 - Mr. Chillingworth had spent all his younger time in disputations, and had arrived at so great a mastery, that he was inferior to no man in those skirmishes ; but he had, with his notable perfection in this exercise, contracted such an irresolution and habit of doubting, that by degrees he grew confident of nothing.
الصفحة 399 - I have rather chosen to express myself thus, that the will always is as the greatest apparent good, or as what appears most agreeable is, than to say that the will is determined by the greatest apparent good...
الصفحة 357 - Loud rings the frozen earth, and hard reflects A double noise ; while, at his evening watch, The village dog deters the nightly thief ; The heifer lows ; the distant waterfall Swells in the breeze ; and, with the hasty tread Of traveller, the hollow-sounding plain Shakes from afar.

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