The American Review of Reviews, Volume 45

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Albert Shaw
Review of Reviews., 1912

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Page 542 - Let me have men about me that are fat ; Sleek-headed men, and such as sleep o' nights. Yond' Cassius has a lean and hungry look ; He thinks too much : such men are dangerous.
Page 600 - ... freedom, through the broad earth's aching breast runs a thrill of joy prophetic, trembling on from east to west, and the slave, where'er he cowers, feels the soul within him climb to the awful verge of manhood, as the energy sublime of a century bursts full-blossomed on the thorny stem of time. Through the walls of hut and palace shoots the instantaneous throe, when the travail of the ages wrings earth's systems to and fro; at the birth of each new era, with a recognizing start, nation wildly...
Page 517 - Whosoever shall read this writing, and shew me the interpretation thereof, shall be clothed with scarlet, and have a chain of gold about his neck, and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.
Page 81 - First — That only those offices should be elective which are important enough to attract (and deserve) public examination. Second — That very few offices should be filled by election at one time, so as to permit adequate and unconfused public examination of the candidates...
Page 504 - Thou art immortal, and this tongue is known But to the uncommunicating dead. Death is the veil which those who live call life: They sleep, and it is lifted: and meanwhile...
Page 351 - PHILLY [retreating with JIMMY] There's a daring fellow. JIMMY Oh, glory be to God! MICHAEL [with great respect] That was a hanging crime, mister honey. You should have had good reason for doing the like of that. CHRISTY [in a very reasonable tone] He was a dirty man, God forgive him, and he getting old and crusty, the way I couldn't put up with him at all.
Page 141 - When an eighteenth century constitution forms the charter of liberty of a twentieth century government, must its general provisions be construed and interpreted by an eighteenth century mind in the light of eighteenth century conditions and ideals? Clearly not. This were to command the race to halt in its progress, to stretch the state upon a veritable bed of procrustes.
Page 521 - Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 349 - Flora, always tall, had grown to be very broad too, and short of breath ; but that was not much. Flora, whom he had left a lily, had become a peony ; but that was not much. Flora, who had seemed enchanting in all she said and thought, was diffuse and silly. That was much. Flora, who had been spoiled and artless long ago, was determined to be spoiled and artless now. That was a fatal blow. This is Flora !
Page 19 - But this Article shall not derogate, in any manner, from the force of the laws already published, or hereafter to be published by His Majesty the King of Prussia to prevent the emigration of his subjects.

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