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Сторінка 631 - She will probably become what we are now, the head servant in the great household of the world, the employer of all employed, because her service will be the most and ablest.
Сторінка 632 - My own public life has been a very brief and insignificant one, extending little beyond the duration of a single term of senatorial office. But in that brief period I have seen five judges of a high court of the United States driven from office by threats of impeachment for corruption or maladministration. I have heard the taunt, from friendliest, lips, that when the United States presented herself in the East to take part with the civilized world in generous competition in the arts of life, the...
Сторінка 373 - Russia, possessing important harbours upon the shores of the Black Sea and the Archipelago, and conferring upon that power a preponderating influence over both political and commercial relations in those seas...
Сторінка 636 - American politics seems on the verge of occurring, and that "the most wonderful work ever struck off by the brain and purpose of man " has not made provision for the innumerable complications which must then arise, and which have been brought into very great prominence by the last Presidential election and subsequent events. There is one passage especially in Mr Gladstone's article which contains almost as many errors as it does lines.
Сторінка 632 - I have seen in the State in the Union foremost in power and wealth four judges of her courts impeached for corruption, and the political administration of her chief city become a disgrace and a by-word throughout the world.
Сторінка 584 - Nous avons l'un et l'autre une haine obstinée : Elle n'est pas, Créon, l'ouvrage d'une année ; Elle est née avec nous ; et sa noire fureur Aussitôt que la vie entra dans notre cœur. Nous étions ennemis dès la plus tendre enfance ; Que dis-je? nous l'étions avant notre naissance. Triste et fatal effet d'un sang incestueux ! Pendant qu'un même sein nous enfermait tous deux, Dans les flancs de ma mère une guerre intestine De nos divisions lui marqua l'origine.
Сторінка 185 - She hated him — she was not going to mourn all her life for his sake. She would not give him the satisfaction of seeing her grow old in solitude. He had once said to her, " Baldwin is the best man I know.
Сторінка 629 - The England and the America of the present are probably the two strongest nations of the world. But there can hardly be a doubt, as between the America and the England of the future, that the daughter, at some no very distant time, will, whether fairer or less fair, be unquestionably yet stronger than the mother.
Сторінка 636 - ... advance with various and, of necessity, unequal steps. Heredity, seated as an idea in the heart's core of Englishmen, and sustaining far more than it is sustained by those of our institutions which express it, was as truly absent from the intellectual and moral store, with which the colonists traversed the Atlantic, as if it had been some forgotten article in the bills of lading that made up their cargoes.