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Сторінка 501 - ... of the big ships before the French arsenals. Purposeless they surely seemed to many, but they saved England. The world has never seen a more impressive demonstration of the influence of sea power upon its history. Those far distant, storm-beaten ships, upon which the Grand Army never looked, stood between it and the dominion of the world.
Сторінка 188 - If the whole may be estimated by this specimen, which seems to be the production of Arbuthnot with a few touches perhaps by Pope, the want of more will not be much lamented; for the follies which the writer ridicules are so little practiced that they are not known; nor can the satire be understood but by the learned.
Сторінка 398 - That they cannot be withheld from us, denied, or impaired, but with apparent wrong to the whole state of the realm.
Сторінка 402 - I do see the time is at hand, the spirit is gone forth, the declaration is planted; and though great men should apostatize, yet the cause will live; and though the public speaker should die, yet the immortal fire shall outlast the organ which conveyed it ; and the breath of liberty, like the word of the holy man, will not die with the prophet, but survive him.
Сторінка 398 - What cause we your poor Commons have to watch over our privileges is manifest in itself to all men. The prerogatives of princes may easily and do daily grow; the privileges of the subject are for the most part at an everlasting stand.
Сторінка 38 - William ingeniously and ingenuously remarked, that ' even if the propeller had the power of propelling a vessel, it would be found altogether useless in practice, because the power being applied in the stern it would be absolutely impossible to make the vessel steer.
Сторінка 175 - A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Сторінка 402 - ... by the arms, inspiration, and providence of the present moment, tell us the rule by which we shall go — assert the law of Ireland — declare the liberty of the land. "I will not be answered by a public lie in the shape of an amendment ; neither, speaking for the subject's freedom, am I to hear of faction.