The life of ... William Ewart Gladstone, Випуск 170,Том 1

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Сторінка 60 - And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Сторінка 318 - For God's sake, do not drag me into another war! I am worn down and worn out with crusading and defending Europe and protecting mankind; I must think a little of myself. I am sorry for the Spaniards - I am sorry for the Greeks I deplore the fate of the Jews; the people of the Sandwich Islands are groaning under the most detestable tyranny; Baghdad is oppressed - I do not like the present state of the Delta - Tibet is not comfortable.
Сторінка 194 - It is not mere imperfection, not corruption in low quarters, not occasional severity, that I am about to describe : it is incessant, systematic, deliberate violation of the law by the Power appointed to watch over and maintain it. It is such violation of human and written law...
Сторінка 183 - Civis Romanus sum. He vaunted, amidst the cheers of his supporters, that under his administration an Englishman should be, throughout the world, what the citizen of Rome had been. What then, Sir, was a Roman citizen ? He was the member of a privileged caste; he belonged to a conquering race...
Сторінка 343 - House has heard with concern of the conflicts which have occurred between the British and Chinese authorities in the Canton river, and without expressing an opinion as to the extent to which the Government of China may have afforded this country cause of complaint respecting the non-fulfilment of the treaty of 1842, this House considers that the papers which have been laid upon the table fail to establish satisfactory grounds for the violent measures resorted to at Canton in the late affair of the...
Сторінка 484 - The Encyclopaedic Dictionary. A New and Original Work of Reference to all the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use.
Сторінка 368 - Egypt which drowns the spirit in effeminate indifference ; rather they are like the <f>dp/j,a/cov e<rd\6v, the remedial specific, which, freshening the understanding by contact with the truth and strength of nature, should both improve its vigilance against deceit and danger, and increase its vigour and resolution for the discharge of duty.
Сторінка 349 - England, and expresses its detestation of such guilty enterprises : that this House is ready at all times to assist in remedying any defects in the criminal law which, after due investigation, are proved to exist: and that this House cannot but regret that her Majesty's Government, previously to inviting the House to amend the law of conspiracy at the present time, have not felt it to be their duty to reply to the important despatch received from the French Government, dated Paris, January 20, 1858,...
Сторінка 85 - His party expect great things from him ; and certainly, when it is remembered that his age is only thirty-five,t the success of the Parliamentary efforts he has already made justifies their expectations. He is well informed on most of the subjects which usually occupy the attention of the Legislature ; and he is happy in turning his information to good account.
Сторінка 86 - He is a man of very considerable talent ; but has nothing approaching to genius. His abilities are much more the result of an excellent education, and of mature study, than of any prodigality on the part of Nature in the distribution of her mental gifts.

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