The Academy, Volume 3

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J. Murray, 1872

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Page 164 - O della propria o dell' altrui vergogna Pur sentirà la tua parola brusca; Ma nondimen, rimossa ogni menzogna, Tutta tua vision fa manifesta, E lascia pur grattar dov' è la rogna : Che se la voce tua sarà molesta Nel primo gusto, vital nutrimento Lascerà poi quando sarà digesta. Questo tuo grido farà come vento Che le più alte cime più percuote: E ciò non fa d
Page 286 - SCHELLEN'S SPECTRUM ANALYSIS, in its application to Terrestrial Substances and the Physical Constitution of the Heavenly Bodies. Translated by JANE and C. LASSELL; edited, with Notes, by W. HUGGINS, LL.D. FRS With 13 Plates (6 coloured) and 223 Woodcuts. 8vo. price 28s. CELESTIAL OBJECTS for COMMON TELESCOPES.
Page 243 - Each step aside just proves divergency in vain. The wanderer brings home no profit from his quest Beyond the sad surmise that keeping house were best Could life begin anew. His problem posed aright Was — " From the given point evolve the infinite...
Page 102 - AWAKE ! awake! Sleep no more, my gentle mate ! With your tiny tawny bill, Wake the tuneful echo shrill, On vale or hill; Or in her airy, rocky seat, Let her listen and repeat The tender ditty that you tell, The sad lament, The dire event, To luckless Itys that befell.
Page 61 - You had all these advantages in your ancient states ; but you chose to act as if you had never been moulded into civil society, and had everything to begin anew.
Page 131 - Just as the motion of every body in the solar system affects and is affected by the motion of every other, so it is with the elements of the problem of political economy.
Page 61 - Your constitution was suspended before it was perfected; but you had the elements of a constitution very nearly as good as could be wished.
Page 70 - To understand the popular conceptions of the human soul or spirit, it is instructive to notice the words which have been found suitable to express it. The ghost or phantasm seen by the dreamer or the visionary is an unsubstantial form, like a shadow, and thus the familiar term of the shade comes in to express the soul. Thus the Tasmanian word for the shadow is also that for the spirit; the Algonquin Indians describe a man's soul as otahchuk, "his shadow...
Page 130 - ... the final degree of utility. How can we vary this degree of utility? — By having more or less of the commodity to consume. And how shall we get more or less of it? — By spending more or less labour in obtaining a supply. According to this view, then, there are two steps between labour and value. Labour affects supply, and supply affects the degree of utility, which governs value, or the ratio of exchange.
Page 62 - The person given to us by Monk was a man without any sense of his duty as a prince, without any regard to the dignity of his crown, without any love to his people, — dissolute, false, venal, and destitute of any positive good quality whatsoever, except a pleasant temper, and the manners of a gentleman.

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