Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 30, Issue 1

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Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell
Wiley & Putnam, 1856

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Page 70 - Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.
Page 169 - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 70 - And the Lord commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the Lord our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as it is at this day. And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded us.
Page 149 - The public can facilitate this acquisition, by establishing in every parish or district a little school, where children may be taught for a reward so moderate, that even a common labourer may afford it ; the master being partly but not wholly paid by the public ; because, if he was wholly, or even principally paid by it, he would soon learn to neglect his business.
Page 64 - LORD heard it. 3 (Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth...
Page 217 - twere anew, the gaps of centuries ; Leaving that beautiful which still was so, And making that which was not, till the place Became religion, and the heart ran o'er With silent worship of the great of old ! — The dead, but sceptred sovereigns, who still rule Our spirits from their urns.
Page 258 - Neither more nor more onerous causes are to be assumed, than are necessary to account for the phenomena.
Page 255 - ... of Induction which reaches so thoroughly to the heart of the thing, the essential nature of the philosophical inference of the universal from the singular, as that which Sir William has given to discriminate the Baconian from the Aristotelic, the material from the formal. His definition is this: "A material illation of the universal from the singular, warranted either by the general analogies of nature, or by special presumptions afforded by the object-matter of any real science.
Page 4 - Oft did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them at the same time to a farmer ; and neither the nobleman, chimney-sweep, nor farmer had roots in their possession, or wished to possess them.
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