The Anthropological Review, Band 8

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Trübner and Company, 1870
 

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Seite cxxxiv - For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb : and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men : and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it...
Seite 150 - Away! away! thou speakest to me of things which in all my endless life I have found not, and shall not find." The same fluency may be observed in every work of the plastic arts. The statue is then beautiful, when it begins to be incomprehensible, when it is passing out of criticism, and can no longer be...
Seite 114 - ... at the end of the last and at the beginning of the present century.
Seite 12 - In matters of commerce, the fault of the Dutch Is giving too little and asking too much; With equal advantage the French are content: So we'll clap on Dutch bottoms a twenty per cent.
Seite 4 - Latin ingredients, but not a single drop of foreign blood has entered into the organic system of the English language. The grammar, the blood and soul of the language, is as pure and unmixed in English as spoken in the British Isles, as it was when spoken on the shores of the German ocean by the Angles, Saxons, and Juts of the continent.
Seite 209 - Ac fuit antea tempus, cum Germanos Galli virtute superarent, ultro bella inferrent, propter hominum multitudinem agrique inopiam trans Rhenum colonias mitterent.
Seite cxli - We may here introduce an extremely just and apposite remark of Constant in his work on Roman polytheism : " Indecent rites may be practised by a religious people with the greatest purity of heart. But when incredulity has gained a footing among these peoples, these rites become then the cause and pretext of the most revolting corruption.
Seite 70 - I think that has been done very ably, both on the part of the plaintiff, and also on the part of the defendant...
Seite 192 - The colour of the body is a deep sooty-brown or black, sometimes approaching, but never quite equalling, the jet-black of some negro races. It varies in tint, however, more than that of the Malay, ai;d is sometimes a dusky brown.
Seite 184 - The Osteology of the Tasmanians," one on " The Peculiar Crania of the Inhabitants of Certain Groups of Islands in the Western Pacific...

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