Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 212

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W. Blackwood, 1922 - England

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Page 395 - They go up by the mountains; They go down by the valleys Unto the place which thou hast founded for them. Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; That they turn not again to cover the earth.
Page 215 - The benign principles of the Alliance of the 26th of September, 1815," it ran, "may be considered as constituting the European system in matter of political conscience. It would, however, be derogatory to this solemn act of the sovereigns to mix its discussion with the ordinary diplomatic obligations which bind State to State, and which are to be looked for alone in the treaties which have been concluded in the accustomed form.
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Page 211 - Commons. It seemed almost as though Lord Londonderry's accession to an English peerage would involve a national crisis. Mr. Pitt's secretary wrote to Castlereagh in grave insistent terms. ' I am almost persuaded,' said he, ' that you will be obliged to postpone your father's peerage. No man was ever so flatteringly pressed to decline honours. The real fact is that they hope you will make the same figure and take the same lead which you have done in Ireland, and they sadly want some character on whom...
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Page 632 - to my country, and he fetched me some letter of recommending him; but I was of the belief he might be an imposter, and I supposed, in my minte, he was an espy; for I look away from him, and in a moment I look to him again, and I behold his tablets. Oh ! he was to the work of writing down all I say! Indeed I was angry.
Page 264 - Ireland ; but the general conclusion that we draw from the evidence before us is that the main cause of the rebellion appears to be that lawlessness was allowed to grow up unchecked, and that Ireland for several years past has been administered on the principle that it was safer and more expedient to leave law in abeyance if collision with any faction of the Irish people could thereby be avoided.
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