British Eloquence, Том 4

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Charles Kendall Adams, John Alden
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900

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Страница 274 - By heaven, methinks it were an easy leap, To pluck bright honour from the pale-fac'd moon ; Or dive into the bottom of the deep, Where fathom-line could never touch the ground, And pluck up drowne'd honour by the locks ; So he that doth redeem her thence might wear Without corrival all her dignities : But out upon this half-fac'd fellowship ! Wor.
Страница 263 - d horse — Instructs the beast to know his native force; To take the bit between his teeth, and fly To the next headlong steep of anarchy.
Страница 231 - And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.
Страница 268 - Is work for rebels who base ends pursue: At once divine and human laws control, And mend the parts by ruin of the whole. The tampering world is subject to this curse, To physic their disease into a worse.
Страница 221 - ... a position. But I contend that we have not in our foreign policy done anything to forfeit the confidence of the country. We may not, perhaps, in this matter or in that, have acted precisely up to the opinions of one person or of another — and hard indeed it is, as we all know by our individual and private experience, to find any number of men agreeing entirely in any matter, on which they may not be equally possessed of the details of the facts and circumstances, and reasons, and conditions...
Страница 28 - In plain truth,' he said, in language which there is every reason to believe expressed his deepest conviction, 'every religion is good — every religion is true to him who in his due caution and conscience believes it. There is but one bad religion, that of a man who professes a faith which he does not believe ; but the good religion may be, and often is, corrupted by the wretched and wicked prejudices which admit a difference of opinion as a cause of hatred.
Страница 220 - We have shown the example of a nation in which every class of society accepts with cheerfulness the lot which Providence has assigned to it; while at the same time every individual of each class is constantly trying to raise himself in the social scale...
Страница 220 - We have shown that liberty is compatible with order; that individual freedom is reconcilable with obedience to the law. We have shown the example of a nation, in which every class of society accepts with cheerfulness the lot which Providence has assigned to it; while at the same time every individual of each class is constantly striving to raise himself in the social...
Страница 221 - England ; and whether, as the Roman in days of old held himself free from indignity when he could say, ' Civis Romuuiv* sum' so also a British subject, in whatever land he may be, shall feel confident that the watchful eye and the strong arm of England will protect him against injustice and wrong.
Страница 62 - Well, / do say, the cold and cruel Camden. Why, on one circuit, during his administration, there were one hundred individuals tried before one judge ; of these ninety-eight were capitally convicted, and ninety-seven hanged! I understand one escaped ; but he was a soldier who murdered a peasant, or something of that trivial nature — ninety-seven victims in one circuit...

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