Maxwell, Band 1

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J. & J. Harper, sold by Collins and Hannay, 1831
 

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Seite 168 - God's goodness and providence, that each individual of the civilized millions that cover the earth, may have nearly the same enjoyments as if he were the single lord of all.
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Seite 1 - THE LIFE OF MOHAMMED, Founder of the Religion of Islam, and of the Empire of the Saracens.
Seite 167 - And in a corner of my house I have BOOKS! the miracle of all my possessions, more wonderful than the wishing-cap of the Arabian Tales; for they transport me instantly, not only to all places, but to all times.
Seite 167 - I have roads, and canals, and bridges, to bear the coal for my winter fire ; nay, I have protecting fleets and armies around my happy country, to secure my enjoyments and repose. Then I have editors and printers who daily send me an account of what is going on throughout the world...
Seite 137 - Did coldly furnish forth the marriage tables. Would I had met my dearest foe in heaven Or ever I had seen that day, Horatio!
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Seite 147 - With head up-raised, and look intent, And eye and ear attentive bent, And locks flung back, and lips apart, Like monument of Grecian art, In listening mood, she seemed to stand The guardian Naiad of the strand.

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