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H.W. Derby & Company, 1854 - Всего страниц: 647

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Стр. 208 - Here, under leave of Brutus and the rest (For Brutus is an honorable man; So are they all, all honorable men). Come I to speak in Caesar's funeral. He was my friend, faithful and just to me : But Brutus says he was ambitious; And Brutus is an honorable man.
Стр. 112 - And will you preserve unto the bishops and " clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to " their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do " or shall appertain unto them, or any of them ? — King " or queen. All this I promise to do.
Стр. 520 - Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.
Стр. 265 - GEOLOGY is the science which investigates the successive changes that have taken place in the organic and inorganic kingdoms of nature; it inquires into the causes of these changes, and the influence which they have exerted in modifying the surface and external structure of our planet.
Стр. 112 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by law ; and will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them ? ' King or queen :
Стр. 241 - But as a school of moral discipline, the feudal institutions were perhaps most to be valued. Society had sunk, for several centuries after the dissolution of the Roman empire, into a condition of utter depravity ; where, if any vices could be selected as more eminently characteristic than others, they were falsehood, treachery, and ingratitude.
Стр. 241 - In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal, there was ample scope for every magnanimous and disinterested energy. The heart of man, when placed in circumstances which have a tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient in such sentiments. No occasions could be more favourable than the protection of a faithful supporter, or the defence of a beneficent suzerain, against such powerful aggression, as left little prospect except of sharing in his ruin.
Стр. 241 - ... a beneficent suzerain, against such powerful aggression, as left little prospect except of sharing in his ruin. ' From these feelings, engendered by the feudal relation, has sprung up the peculiar sentiment of personal reverence and attachment towards a sovereign, which we denominate loyalty; alike distinguishable from the stupid devotion of eastern slaves, and from the abstract respect with which free citizens regard their chief magistrate.
Стр. 175 - The drinker collects his circle ; the circle naturally spreads ; of those who are drawn within it, many become the corrupters and centres of sets and circles of their own ; every one countenancing, and perhaps emulating the rest, till a whole neighbourhood be infected from the contagion of a single example.
Стр. 140 - DEMOCRACY, a form of government, in which the supreme power is lodged in the hands of the people collectively, or in which the people exercise the powers of legislation.

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