Paradoxical Philosophy; A Sequel To The Unseen Universe

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byBalfour Stewart

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1879. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. WHAT BECAME OF THE DOCTOR. 'Unglücklicher, was willst du thun? so ruft In seinem Innern eine treue Stimme, Versuchen den Allheiligen willst du? Kein Sterblicher, sprach des Orakels Mund, Rückt diesen Schleier, bis ich selbst ihn hebe. Doch setzte nicht derselbe Mund hinzu: Wer diesen Schleier hebt, soll Wahrheit schauen?' Schiller. A Couple of years have passed since the Jubilee party broke up. During the recent autumn the editors enjoyed for a short time the hospitality of the genial Stephen Fairbank. Trout were plentiful, and gave excellent sport. The morning 'header' was as grateful as ever. Frederick Fairbank, home for the vacation, was busily engaged in training a cricket eleven to do battle with some neighbouring power, and we gave him what help we could. But it was felt by both of us that a great change had taken place in Elmsly House :--all the arrangements were as perfect as ever, yet an indefinite charm which used to pervade the house was wanting-- 'Tis Greece, but living Greece no more.' No Miss Fairbank presided at her father's table. But in the vicarage there was now a Mrs. Bemerton, whose attention was all but entirely concentrated on her husband and her little son; and she was very like Miss Fairbank indeed. She received us with all her old grace and kindness, but it was clear that she had not quite passed through the transition state. The unusually long honeymoon was yet very near the meridian. Mr. Bemerton could with difficulty be induced to leave his wife, even for an hour, and when he did, he could talk of little else. . 'He's a frightful spoon, and I'm sure my father misses her tremendously,' Frederick said to us in his artless manner. 'I know he now wants me to marry and settle down in the country with him. But h...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1879. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. WHAT BECAME OF THE DOCTOR. 'Unglücklicher, was willst du thun? so ruft In seinem Innern eine treue Stimme, Versuchen den...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217738672

ISBN - 13:9780217738675

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