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" ... say majestic repose, and serene humanity, is visible throughout his works. In no line of them does he speak with asperity of any man ; scarcely ever even of a thing. He knows the good, and loves it ; he knows the bad and hateful, and rejects it ;... "
The London Magazine - Page 276
by John Scott, John Taylor - 1827
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal ..., Volume 14

1843
...man, scarcely ever of any thing. He " knows the good and loves it ; he knows the bad and hate" ful and rejects it ; but in neither case with violence. His " love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than " pronounced *." Knowing that our British reader loves facts on which to base his...
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The Life and Works of Goethe: With Sketches of His Age and ..., Volume 1

George Henry Lewes - 1856
...judgment. ' In no line,' says Carlyle, ' does he speak with asperity of any man, scarcely of anything. He knows the good and loves it ; he knows the bad...violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced.' But so it is in life : a rumor, originating perhaps in thoughtless...
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The Life and Works of Goethe: with Sketches of his Age and Contemporaries

G.H.Lewis - 1856
...judgment. c In no line,' says Carlyle, ' does he speak with asperity of any man, scarcely of anything. He knows the good and loves it; he knows the bad and...violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced.' But so it is in life : a rumor, originating perhaps in thoughtless...
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The Life and Works of Goethe: With Sketches of His Age and ..., Volume 1

George Henry Lewes - 1856
...judgment. ' In no line,' says Carlyle, ' does he speak with asperity of any man, scarcely of anything. He knows the good and loves it; he knows the bad and...violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced.' But so it is in life : a rumor, originating perhaps in thoughtless...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays

Thomas Carlyle - Scottish essays - 1859 - 568 pages
...breeding and the stateliest presence: for an air of polished tolerance, of courtly, we might almost say, majestic repose, and serene humanity, is visible...rather than pronounced ; meek and gentle, though we see lhat it is thorough, and never to be revoked. The noblest and the basest he not only seems to comprehend,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

English essays - 1860
...presence: for an air of polished tolerance, of courtly, we might almost say majestic repose, and eerene humanity, is visible throughout his works. In no line...noblest and the basest he not only seems to comprehend, hut to personate and body forth in their most secret lineaments : hence actions and opinions appear...
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The Life of Goethe, Volume 1

George Henry Lewes - Authors, German - 1864 - 578 pages
...judgment. " In no line," says Carlyle, " does he speak with asperity of any man, scarcely of anything. He knows the good and loves it ; he knows the bad...violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced." And Schiller, when he came to appreciate by daily intercourse the...
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The Life of Goethe, Volumes 1-2

George Henry Lewes - 1864
...and yet you see he is not an idiot! Not in the least a spooneyI' 2 Brief w. mft Ktjrner, i, p. 136. but in neither case with violence. His love is calm and active; his rejection implied rather than pronounced.' And Schiller, when he came to appreciate by daily intercourse the...
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The Friend, Volume 3

Society of Friends - 1868
...scarcely of any thing. He knows the good, and loves it; he knows the bad and hateful, and rejects; but in neither case with violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced." EDWARD S. BUNKER. RELIGION OR REASON. TT is a fact — hardly to be...
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The Story of Goethe's Life

George Henry Lewes - Authors, German - 1872 - 406 pages
...p. 136. "In no line," says Carlyle, "does he speak with asperity of any man, scarcely of anything. He knows the good and loves it ; he knows the bad...violence. His love is calm and active ; his rejection implied rather than pronounced." And Schiller, when he came to appreciate by daily inter* course the...
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