Literary Landmarks of Oxford

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C. Scribner's sons, 1903 - 274 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 144 - To the university of Oxford / acknowledge no obligation; and she will as cheerfully renounce me for a son, as I am willing to disclaim her for a mother.
الصفحة 195 - Ah, sir, I was mad and violent. It was bitterness which they mistook for frolic. I was miserably poor, and I thought to fight my way by my literature and my wit; so I disregarded all power and all authority.
الصفحة 143 - I arrived at Oxford with a stock of erudition, that might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance, of which a school-boy would have been ashamed.
الصفحة 32 - But clear and artless pouring through the plain Health to the sick, and solace to the swain. Whose causeway parts the vale with shady rows ? Whose seats the weary traveller repose ? Who taught that heaven-directed spire to rise ? " The Man of Ross," each lisping babe replies. Behold the market-place with poor o'erspread ! The Man of Ross...
الصفحة 144 - Without a single lecture, either public or private, either Christian or protestant, without any academical subscription, without any episcopal confirmation, I was left by the dim light of my catechism to grope my way to the chapel and communion-table, where I was admitted, without a question, how far, or by what means, I might be qualified to receive the sacrament.
الصفحة 215 - O most gracious and merciful Lord God, wonderful in Thy Providence, I return all possible thanks to Thee for the care Thou hast always taken of me. I continually meet with most signal instances of this Thy Providence, and one act yesterday, when I unexpectedly met with three old...
الصفحة 161 - I concluded at the last to set up my staff at the library door in Oxon, being thoroughly persuaded, that in my solitude and surcease from the commonwealth affairs, I could not busy myself to better purpose...
الصفحة 200 - Pembroke, had contrived a very pretty piece of gallantry. We spent the day and evening at his house. After dinner, Johnson begged to conduct me to see the College, he would let no one show it me but himself, — 'This was my room; this Shenstone's.
الصفحة 18 - this great prelate had the good humour of a gentleman, the eloquence of an orator, the fancy of a poet, the acuteness of a schoolman, the profoundness of a scholar, the wisdom of a chancellor, the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint.
الصفحة 16 - I should have said — among their boys, deafened with din, poisoned by a fetid atmosphere, but, thanks to their folly, perfectly self-satisfied, so long as they can bawl and shout to their terrified boys, and box and beat and flog them, and so indulge in all kinds of ways their cruel disposition.

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