The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 13

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John George Cochrane
1834
 

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Page 238 - O, reason not the need ! Our basest beggars Are in the poorest thing superfluous. Allow" not nature more than nature needs, Man's life is cheap as beast's. Thou art a lady; If only to go warm were gorgeous, Why, nature needs not what thou gorgeous wear'st, Which scarcely keeps thee warm.
Page 357 - In those days saw I in Judah some treading wine presses on the sabbath, and bringing in sheaves, and lading asses; as also wine, grapes, and figs, and all manner of burdens, which they brought into Jerusalem on the sabbath day: and I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
Page 31 - The best and most natural pledge of its reality and permanence would be. the restoration of that line of princes, which for so many centuries maintained the French nation in prosperity at home and consideration and respect abroad.
Page 221 - Russian vessels shall not be subjected to any visit on board whatever on the part of the Ottoman authorities, neither out at sea nor in any of the ports or roadsteads belonging to the dominions of the Sublime Porte. And all...
Page 359 - Hussars, on the contrary, simultaneously quit the place, and march over land in search of water, travelling for a whole night, as is asserted by the Indians, in search of their object. I have ascertained by trial that they will live many hours out of water, even when exposed to the sun's rays.
Page 135 - Now them that are such we command and exhort, by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.
Page 425 - By constituting two or more such persons assessors or members of the court, with a view to the advantages derivable from their observations, particularly in the examination of witnesses...
Page 374 - ... observe the sudden appearance of numerous nests in a morning after rain occurs, the spot being indicated by a bunch of froth, which appears on the surface of the water over the nest ; below this are the eggs, placed on a bunch of fallen leaves or grass, if it be the littoral species, which they cut and collect together.
Page 275 - The Russian generations passed away more than twice as rapidly as the generations of Montreux. Who would purchase the advantage, equivocal at best, of a triple number of births, accompanied by this enormous number of premature deaths? In Montreux, too, four-fifths of those born reached the age of twenty, whilst in the Russian district out of one thousand baptized six hundred and sixty-one perished before their fifteenth year.
Page 29 - I wish I could serve some campaigns under so great a general as your Majesty, that I might learn what I yet want to know in the art of war.

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