Alpines and Bog-plants

Edward Arnold, 1908 - 288 ˹

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˹ 128 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him, as the wheel follows the foot of the ox that draws the carriage.
˹ 115 - I would that with feet Unsandalled, unshod. Overbold, overfleet, I had swum not nor trod From Arcadia to Calydon northward, a blast of the envy of God.
˹ 284 - Kemble and Thorpe, Morley, Earle and Skeat, and other famous names. He combats the view that the great teachers of the nineteenth century under the domination of German influences allowed their philological enthusiasms to obscure the importance of the study of literature in its bearing on life. In doing so he breaks a lance with the Committee which issued the Report on the Teaching of English in England, and he appends to his lecture a note in reply to a defence by a member of the Committee...
˹ 284 - Mr. Lewis Palen has again assisted the author in rendering his remarkable experiences into English, and the reader will find it hard to lay the book down unfinished. The scope of the book is very wide, ranging from the head-waters of the Yenesei to the Sea of Okhotsk, over vast territories little known to Europeans but teeming with interest. The marvels of Nature are revealed in her most awe-inspiring moods, and many terrible tragedies of human life are described with relentless simplicity. In these...
˹ 286 - Magic calls and recalls me, back to lands of sunlight and sugarcane, of cedar and gold." He is an absolute enthusiast, and rarely does the faintest note of criticism intrude. From the " nice brown Queensland girl " of Brisbane to his " Mona Lisa " at Chillagoe, all the people are splendid ; the soil is the richest in the world ; the tropical vegetation is unrivalled ; the mineral wealth is astounding ; the possibilities of development are unlimited ; the Government is wise, far-sighted and benevolent....
˹ 235 - If she married your Giuseppe You and he will have to part TESS. (to GIA.). If I have to do it I'll warrant she'll rue it I'll teach her to marry the man of my heart ! TESS.