A Portion of the Journal, Volume 3

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Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1858
 

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Página 192 - tin canister tied to one's tail, And the fair Lady Ann, while the subject he carries on, Feels hurt at his Lordship's degrading comparison. But wherefore degrading ? if taken aright A tin canister's useful, and polished, and bright, And if dirt its original purity hide, 'Tis the fault of the puppy to whom it is tied.
Página 177 - Le développement matériel de la société accroîtra le développement des esprits. Lorsque la vapeur sera perfectionnée, lorsque unie au télégraphe, et aux chemins de fer, elle aura fait disparaître les distances, ce ne seront pas seulement les marchandises, qui voyageront d'un bout du globe
Página 121 - He has met, I'm afraid, with so many hard knocks, That cash is not plenty with this Mr. Fox." * Friday, 17 th. — An event occurred the other day at Port Louis, near L'Orient, which has created much sensation in that
Página 43 - My dear Croker, I can yield to your superior information on most points, and you may perhaps know a great deal more of what passed at Waterloo than myself, but as a sportsman, I will maintain my point about the percussion caps.
Página 192 - canister's useful, and polished, and bright, And if dirt its original purity hide, 'Tis the fault of the puppy to whom it is tied." Lewis had a great facility for impromptu verses, but these are the best I remember of his. He afterwards went to the West Indies, where he died before he was forty, soon after the Peace.
Página 122 - an unpublished letter written by Napoleon to Talma, after the siege of Toulon: — " I have fought like a lion for the Republic. But, my good friend Talma, as my reward I am left to die with hunger. I am at
Página 257 - tout le monde, il a voulu finir par rouer le bon Dieu." His splendid hotel is left to the Duchesse de Dino, with everything that it contains: the whole may amount, with the money
Página 85 - Calverts, and Lord Headfort as a harmonic meeting ; a house was taken in Piccadilly, at the corner of Bolton Street, and Watier, a superlative cook, was hired as master of the revels. This destination of the club was soon changed; the dinners were so
Página 177 - à mesure que l'instruction descend dans les classes inférieures, celles-ci découvrent la plaie secrète, qui ronge l'ordre social depuis le commencement du monde ; plaie qui est la cause de tous les malaises, et de toutes les agitations populaires. La trop grande inégalité des conditions et des fortunes a pu se supporter, tant qu'elle a été cachée par l'ignorance, mais aussitôt que cette inégalité est généralement aperçue, le coup mortel est porté.
Página 4 - de Medecine has been called upon to decide the important question of Phrenology. The discussion occupied four sittings. Dr. Broussais, who is at the head of the phrenological school, maintained the principles which he had laid down in his lectures. M. Gueneau de Massy had to sum up

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