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الصفحة 211 - As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign authority of this country as the sanctuary of liberty, the sacred temple consecrated to our common faith, wherever the chosen race and sons of England worship freedom, they will turn their faces towards you.
الصفحة 5 - Hell from beneath is moved for thee To meet thee at thy coming: It stirreth up the dead for thee, Even all the chief ones of the earth; It hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations. All they shall speak and say unto thee, "Art thou also become weak as we? Art thou become like unto us?
الصفحة 43 - A nation here I pity and admire, Whom noblest sentiments of glory fire, Yet taught, by custom's force, and bigot fear, To serve with pride, and boast the yoke they bear : Whose nobles, born to cringe and to command...
الصفحة 211 - Slavery they can have anywhere. It is a weed that grows in every soil. They may have it from Spain, they may have it from Prussia. But until you become lost to all feeling of your true interest and your natural dignity, freedom they can have from none but you.
الصفحة 42 - Of fearless independence wisely vain, The proudest slave of Bourbon's race disdain ? Yet, oh ! what doubt, what sad presaging voice, Whispers within, and bids me not rejoice ; Bids me contemplate every state around, From sultry Spain to Norway's icy bound; Bids their lost rights, their ruined glories, see ; And tells me, These, like England, once were free ! 40 MR.
الصفحة 76 - You, if you are what you ought to be, are in my eye the great oaks that shade a country, and perpetuate your benefits from generation to generation. The immediate power of a Duke of Richmond, or a Marquis of Rockingham, is not so much of moment; but if their conduct and example hand down their principles to their successors, then their houses become the public repositories and offices of record for the constitution...
الصفحة 143 - We need not say what the author means by the ' middle ayes,' to which he believes that England is wading backwards ; and he plainly hints that the Universities show many tendencies in that direction : — ' Most of the foundations date from the time when England was still Catholic, and they have preserved the indelible stamp of their origin. The spirit of preservation, which is the most precious gift of the English race, exists here more strongly than anywhere else. In these, the head-quarters of...
الصفحة 171 - ... press, devote themselves to the defence of their new faith, there may be some who do not sufficiently dread the danger of hurting or braving the national feeling — a feeling of which it is always so dangerous to make an enemy, and which is nowhere more powerful and more susceptible than in England. ' The glory of the Catholic Church — one of the conditions and of the consequences of her immortality — is to render herself always all to all. It is to lend herself with an indefatigable flexibility...
الصفحة 43 - Whither is Europe's ancient spirit fled? Where are those valiant tenants of her shore, Who from the warrior bow the strong dart sped, Or with firm hand the rapid pole-axe bore?
الصفحة 193 - ... and forcibly reminds us of a tactician alternating between a vague hope of making Protestant proselytes and a well-founded fear of offending Papist jealousies : — ' Let the most competent judges, and those most interested in pointing out the defects of the Anglican clergy, be consulted on this subject, more especially the members of that clergy who have left it to become Catholics; they will all tell you that they have left behind, in the English church, much regularity, precious dispositions,...

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