The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 223

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A. Constable, 1916

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Page 78 - By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed ; and he went out, not knowing whither he went.
Page 126 - While the guiding principles of the law must be followed, it is a truism to say that international law, in order to be adequate, as well as just, must have regard to the circumstances of the times, including "the circumstances arising out of the particular situation of the war, or the condition of the parties engaged in it:" vide The Jonge Margaretha (1799), 1 C.
Page 133 - This task of championing the integrity of neutral rights, which have received the sanction of the civilized world against the lawless conduct of belligerents arising out of the bitterness of the great conflict which is now wasting the countries of Europe, the United States unhesitatingly assumes, and to the accomplishment of that task it will devote its energies...
Page 167 - Certainly, gentlemen, it ought to be the happiness and glory of a representative to live in the strictest union, the closest correspondence, and the most unreserved communication with his constituents. Their wishes ought to have great weight with him; their opinion, high respect; their business, unremitted attention.
Page 373 - In so far as hours of work in excess of those suitable for maximal efficiency have been imposed, during the last two or three generations of modern industry, upon the workers a tradition of slowed labor must necessarily have arisen, probably in large part automatically, as a kind of physiological selfprotection. Without some conscious or unconscious slackening of effort indeed during working hours of improper length in the past, the output might have been even more unfavorable than it is known to...
Page 132 - This is what other countries have a right to demand for their subjects, and to complain if they receive it not. This is its unwritten law evidenced in the course of its decisions, and collected from the common usage of civilized states.
Page 298 - I hold it as a fundamental principle, and so do you, that every people has the right to determine its own form of government ; and until this recent revolution in Mexico, until the end of the Diaz reign, eighty per cent, of the people of Mexico never had a "look in" in determining who should be their governors or what their government should be.
Page 14 - Et comme elle veillait tous les soirs solitaire Dans la cour de la ferme ou sur le bord de l'eau, Du pied du même saule et du même bouleau Elle veille aujourd'hui sur ce monstre de pierre. Et quand le soir viendra qui fermera le jour, C'est elle la caduque et l'antique bergère...
Page 14 - Du pied du même saule et du même bouleau Elle veille aujourd'hui sur ce monstre de pierre. Et quand le soir viendra qui fermera le jour, C'est elle la caduque et l'antique bergère, Qui ramassant Paris et tout son alentour Conduira d'un pas ferme et d'une main légère Pour la dernière fois dans la dernière cour Le troupeau le plus vaste à la droite du père.
Page 60 - Beauty must be more than an accident. The source of morality must be moral. The source of knowledge must be rational. If this be granted, you rule out Mechanism, you rule out Naturalism, you rule out Agnosticism ; and a lofty form of Theism becomes, as I think, inevitable.1 I cannot but think that the book with all its power shows traces of Mr.

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