A Manual of American Literature

B. Tauchnitz, 1909 - 493 páginas

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Página 12 - This liberty is the proper end and object of authority, and cannot subsist without it; and it is a liberty to that only which is good, just, and honest.
Página 330 - He was bred to no profession ; he never married ; he lived alone ; he never went to church ; he never voted ; he refused to pay a tax to the State ; he ate no flesh, he drank no wine, he never knew the use of tobacco ; and, though a naturalist, he used neither trap nor gun.
Página 15 - Secondly, That it is not lawful to call a wicked person to swear, to pray, as being actions of God's worship. '"Thirdly, That it is not lawful to hear any of the ministers of the parish assemblies in England. ' " Fourthly, That the civil magistrate's power extends only to the bodies and goods and outward state of men,
Página 254 - When Freedom, from her mountain height, Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there; She mingled with its gorgeous dyes The milky baldric of the skies, And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light; Then, from his mansion in the sun, She called her eagle bearer down, And gave into his mighty hand, The symbol of her chosen land.
Página 108 - The Life and Death of John of Barneveld, Advocate of Holland : with a View of the Primary Causes and Movements of " The Thirty Years
Página 24 - Under this stone lies Richard Mather, Who had a son greater than his father, And eke a grandson greater than either.
Página 21 - Meat out of the Eater; or, Meditations concerning the necessity, end, and usefulness of afflictions unto God's children, all tending to prepare them for and comfort them under the Cross.
Página 11 - This is that great enemy of truth and peace, that wild beast, which all the ordinances of God are bent against, to restrain and subdue it. The other kind of liberty I call civil or federal, it may also be termed moral, in reference to the covenant between God ancT~7 man, in the moral law, and the politic covenants and constitutions, / amongst men themselves.
Página 293 - Can rules or tutors educate The semigod whom we await? He must be musical, Tremulous, impressional. Alive to gentle influence Of landscape and of sky, And tender to the spirit-touch Of man's or maiden's eye: But, to his native centre fast, Shal into Future fuse the Past, And the world's flowing fates in his own mould recast.
Página 359 - In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general a study. The profession itself is numerous and powerful, and in most provinces it takes the lead. The greater number of the deputies sent to the Congress were lawyers. But all who read, and most do read, endeavor to obtain some smattering in that science.

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