The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 4; Volume 12

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George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray
Smith, Elder., 1861 - England
 

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Page 621 - Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat of the loaves, and were filled.
Page 33 - Rent is that portion of the produce of the earth, which is paid to the landlord for the use of the original and indestructible powers of the soil.
Page 507 - Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, So that all they which pass by the way do pluck her? The boar out of the wood doth waste it, And the wild beast of the field doth devour it. Return, we beseech thee, O God of hosts: Look down from heaven, and behold, and visit this vine; And the vineyard which thy right hand hath planted, And the branch that thou madest strong for thyself.
Page 51 - To condense the Squire's meditation, it was somewhat as follows: "I won't tell him to read his Bible, and love and serve God; if he don't do that for his mother's sake and teaching, he won't for mine. Shall I go into the sort of temptations he 'll meet with?
Page 52 - Do him more harm than good, ten to one. Shall I tell him to mind his work, and say he's sent to school to make himself a good scholar ? Well, but he isn't sent to school for that — at any rate, not for that mainly. I don't care a straw for Greek particles, or the digamma, no more does his mother. What is he sent to school for ? Well, partly because he wanted so to go. If he'll only turn out a brave, helpful, truth-telling Englishman, and a gentleman, and a Christian, that's all I want...
Page 721 - ... compass and the first in fame ; The gleaming of its waves recalls to me Full many an ancient name. As through my dreamland float the days of old, The forms and features of their heroes shine : I see Phoenician sailors bearing gold From the Tartessian mine.
Page 217 - Behold, these are the ungodly, Who prosper in the world; they increase in riches. Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, And washed my hands in innocency.
Page 50 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread ? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

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