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58 NOTICES OF BOOKS.
The Cities Of The Past. [Reprinted From ...
Parthenon the Tent pilgrims -life provokes awakens at Jerich musings a o contrasted call on " Hill up the a of disquisition view famil Zion of y a classical nd on t ires he Bunyan phalanstery repose eloquen ; and the t %
descant Christian on asp the iration sublime ; and the verities of monotheism insp ; an while the intermittent spring at Siloam prompts a and page or two of
reflections on the boundaries of enthusiasm imposture , so _^ reconcile striking and and so uni wise te that in a if common duly pondered faith even they such might antagonis go far to ts
human as a Stanley interest and a to Wordsworth her sketche . s It is for this keen which as gi is ves her
soit apprecia is eviden tion an tl of the as the grand habitation or the beautiful or as ; the in work nature of and man in art t ,
admit either ted appeal in what s y to mi her ght primari seem at ly firs and t rather lora mos tions t a strong contradiction ly . This , habi of is t
preferred it of , viz isola ., t her ing to urgen herself be alone t p from lea , not par soli from ties tary of any exp fellow feeling -travellers of , and unsocial . that But self she
absorption , but on the contrary , simply on the ground — " Only in solitude have we a chance of being b carried the influence away , thoroug of the hly lace out
Living of ourselves human , and interests our , temporary or even the concerns possibility , of y having them , at any moment p " . called outwill destroy half nature ' s power to awe , or that of art to charm .
, She addsled " It me was to some undertake vague alone sense of a journey these truths , somewhat , as yet but adventurous half experienced for a woman , which _,,
throug Eng always olitude lish h manage or E Thus gypt American d and it to happened s reserve Syria had . lured , the Even that me more I when for was interesting a tim kind alon e e into invitations in part more some of social walks my to j excursions oin p in ilgrimage Palestine parties for , of I _,,
whose s whose recollection . leasure I would is among fain the desire richest to things share in with the others memories by urg of life ing , and my p
Ital countrywomen for a seas to on leave and the ive well themselves -known the path delig s of ht France of beh and olding Switzerl the an spots d and of g
earth difficult y , round or seriousl which , imagination unsafe even has for hovere a lady d alone from and childhood the amount . It is not of fati reall gue y -
y , and risk iss C more obbe than sets recompensed forthwith " much animationthe benefits to
be off t i leas ved t from tha t t perspective vel , es , peciall of y f lace rom which Syrian adds travel , not , in a " little cutting to
the there , effect a into of con , the tac perspective t with like surroun of p time d , _, ings " by bring th t ing hose the whi visito ch , in r d ood f former
life t he ges unc and , and h their ang thus ing words condu East env ing ironed to a far the better great understanding ango of their
But she adduces a . special reason brief for account the hope of wh that at her own
may sex may easil y encoura see and ged do by alone her " in Palestine , " to undertake a woman
thejourney thither more frequently .
58 Notices Of Books.
58 NOTICES OF BOOKS .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), March 1, 1864, page 58, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01031864/page/58/