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

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John George Cochrane
1835

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Página 252 - It is the maxim of every prudent master of a family, never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy.
Página 258 - Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?
Página 254 - The industry of the society can augment only in proportion as its capital augments, and its capital can augment only in proportion to what can be gradually saved out of its revenue.
Página 55 - Ask where's the North? at York, 'tis on the Tweed; In Scotland, at the Orcades; and there, At Greenland, Zembla, or the Lord knows where.
Página 291 - And the waters decreased continually until the tenth month: in the tenth month, on the first day of the month, were the tops of the mountains seen.
Página 390 - What stronger breast-plate than a heart untainted ? Thrice is he armed, that hath his quarrel just ; And he but naked, though locked up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.
Página 185 - Having so much matter to compress into a short review we must content ourselves with assuming this, and refering such of our readers as are unwilling to take our ipse dixit, to the able and eloquent pamphlet, the title of which stands at the head of this article; where they will find these positions maintained with argument capable of overwhelming all scepticism on the subject. While some believe Russia to be too weak to give cause for alarm, others deem it hopeless to oppose her progress at least...
Página 252 - What is prudence in the conduct of every private family, can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. If a foreign country can supply us with a commodity cheaper than we ourselves can make it, better buy it of them with some part of the produce of our oWn industry, employed in a way in which we have some advantage.
Página 304 - All that we feel of it begins and ends In the small circle of our foes or friends ; To all beside as much an empty shade...
Página 258 - Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

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