Hermathena, Volume 11

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University of Dublin, 1901

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Page 168 - If I may trust the flattering truth of sleep My dreams presage some joyful news at hand. My bosom's lord sits lightly in his throne, And all this day an unaccustom'd spirit Lifts me above the ground with cheerful thoughts.
Page 348 - In the beginning of the year 1741, his understanding was so much impaired, and his passions so greatly increased, that he was utterly incapable of conversation. Strangers were not permitted to approach him, and his friends found it necessary to have guardians appointed of his person and estate. Early in the year 1742, his reason was wholly subverted, and his rage became absolute madness. The last person whom he knew was Mrs Whiteway...
Page 180 - Since, therefore, unity, ie any finite line divided by o, gives the asymptote of an hyperbola, ie a line infinitely long, it necessarily follows that a finite line divided by an infinite gives o. in the quotient, ie that the pars infinitesima of a finite line is just nothing. For by the nature of division the dividend divided by the quotient gives the divisor. Now a man speaking of lines infinitely small will hardly be suppos'd to mean nothing by them, and if he understands real finite quantitys...
Page 396 - Wait till you come to Forty Year. Forty times over let Michaelmas pass, Grizzling hair the brain doth clear— Then you know a boy is an ass, Then you know the worth of a lass, Once you have come to Forty Year.
Page 178 - I am bold to think might easily be brought to an end by the sole consideration of one passage in the incomparable Mr. Locke's Treatise of Humane Understanding, b. 2. ch. 17, sec. 7, where that authour, handling the subject of infinity with that judgment and clearness which is so peculiar to him, has these remarkable...
Page 262 - God By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.
Page 355 - They also ordered the arrest of the printer, and appointed a committee to inquire who was the author, but apparently in vain. As Swift's views concurred with the decision of Parliament, it is impossible that he could have penned this sheet, which is besides obscure and dull. A private letter to Knightley Chetwode, dated December 12th, 1721, and published by G.
Page 257 - King of righteousness, and then also King of Salem, which is, King of Peace; without father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life, but made like unto the Son of God), abideth a priest continually.
Page 244 - And I believe in the Holy Ghost, the Lord and Giver of life, who proceedeth from the Father and the Son, who with the Father and the Son together is worshipped and glorified, who spake by the Prophets.
Page 179 - ... tis evidently impossible there should be any such thing ; for every line, how minute soever, is still divisible into parts less than itself; therefore there can be no such thing as a line quavis data minor or infinitely small.

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