The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal

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J. Ridgeway and sons, 1835

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Página 185 - The condition of Man after the fall of Adam is such, that he cannot turn and prepare himself, by his own natural strength and good works, to faith, and calling upon God. Wherefore we have no power to do good works pleasant and acceptable to God, without the grace of God by Christ preventing us, that we may have a good will, and working with us, when we have that good will.
Página 518 - All this was to be triply estimated : first, as the estate was held in the time of the Confessor ; then, as it was bestowed by King William ; and thirdly, as its value stood at the formation of the Survey. The jurors were moreover to state whether any advance could be made in the value.
Página 513 - ... to no popular control, and whose acts and proceedings being secret, are unchecked by the influence of public opinion ; a distrust of the municipal magistracy, tainting with suspicion the local administration of justice, and often accompanied with contempt of the persons by whom the law is administered ; a discontent under the burdens of local taxation, while revenues, that ought to be applied for the public advantage, are diverted from their legitimate use...
Página 389 - ... the area of the piston is 100 square inches and the absolute pressure of the steam 100 pounds per square inch, the net pressure on the piston in Fig.
Página 174 - ... this realm of England is an empire, and so hath been accepted in the world, governed by one Supreme Head and King having the dignity and royal estate of the imperial Crown of the same, unto whom a body politic, compact of all sorts and degrees of people divided in terms and by names of Spiritualty and Temporalty, be bounden and owe to bear next to God a natural and humble obedience...
Página 250 - ... by strange accident, the sun goes not down upon their wrath, exclaim that they have lost a day — monarchs who wear the human form, and think nothing inhuman alien to their nature ! No wonder, indeed, that Civil History is forbidden in the schools of those countries! The tyrant cannot tear from the book the page that records his own crimes and the world's sufferings, and he seals it up from the people...
Página 124 - We have had many discussions about it ; at first I was pleased with his proposals, because I thought it would enlighten the world to drive those brutes, the Turks, out of Europe. But, when I reflected upon the consequences, and saw what a tremendous weight of power it would give to Russia...
Página 124 - We have had many discussions together about it ; at first I was pleased with his proposals, because I thought it would enlighten the world to drive those brutes, the Turks, out of Europe.
Página 249 - History — the school of princes, where philosophy teaches by example — must present closed doors to their subjects ; the great book of civil wisdom must to them be sealed. For why ? There are some of its chapters, and near the latter end of the volume, which it is convenient they should not peruse. Civil history, indeed ! — the history of rulers...

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