The Four Civilizations of the World: An Historical Retrospect

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S. Low, Marston, Low & Searle, 1875 - 416 páginas

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Página 364 - If there be any among us who would wish to dissolve this Union, or to change its republican form, let them stand undisturbed as monuments of the safety with which error of opinion may be tolerated, where reason is left free to combat it.
Página 4 - Round Table. With Biographical Introduction. The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, and the Letter to a Friend. By Sir THOMAS BROWNE, Knt. Ballad Poetry of the Affections. By ROBERT BUCHANAN. Coleridge's Christabel, and other Imaginative Poems. With Preface by ALGERNON C. SWINBURNE. Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences and Maxims.
Página 386 - The occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Página 40 - The volumes before us show a vast amount of diligence ; but with Webster it is diligence in combination with fancifulness, — with Worcester in combination with good sense and judgment. Worcester's is the soberer and safer book, and may be pronounced the best existing English Lexicon.
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Página 326 - We have probably had too good an opinion of human nature in forming our confederation. Experience has taught us, that men will not adopt and carry into execution measures the best calculated for their own good, without the intervention of a coercive power.
Página 203 - THE State of Monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth; for Kings are not only God's Lieutenants upon earth, and sit upon God's throne, but even by God himself they are called Gods.
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