Another stroll, being the third, of W.C.S. and his alter idem friend P.P.

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Page 25 - Others apart sat on a hill retired, In thoughts more elevate, and reason'd high Of providence, foreknowledge, will, and fate, Fix'd fate, free will, foreknowledge absolute, And found no end, in wandering mazes lost.
Page 19 - How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns.
Page 25 - And found no end, in wandering mazes lost Of good and evil much they argued then, Of happiness and final misery, Passion and apathy, and glory and shame, Vain wisdom all, and false philosophy...
Page 138 - Il ya toujours dans un État des gens distingués par la naissance, les richesses ou les honneurs ; mais s'ils étaient confondus parmi le peuple, et s'ils n'y avaient qu'une voix comme les autres, la liberté...
Page 77 - If we travel still farther into antiquity, we shall find a direct contrary opinion and practice prevailing; and, if antiquity is to be authority, a thousand such authorities may be produced, successively contradicting each other. But if we proceed on, we shall at last come out right; we shall come to the time when man came from the hand of his Maker. What was he then? Man. Man was his high and only title, and a higher cannot be given him.
Page 125 - St. 1, c. 5, that no petition to the king, or either house of parliament, for any alteration in church or state, shall be signed by above twenty persons, unless the matter thereof be approved by three justices of the peace, or the major part of the grand jury in the country; and in London by the lord mayor, aldermen, and common council: nor shall any petition be presented by more than ten persons at a time.
Page 116 - ... not consent to the passing of acts necessary for the preservation of the people, the Commons, together with such of the Lords as are more sensible of the danger, must join together, and represent the matter to his majesty'.
Page 150 - Cicéron , après être débarqué, entra dans sa maison et se coucha pour prendre du repos ; mais la plupart de ces corbeaux étant venus se poser sur la fenêtre de sa chambre jetaient des cris effrayants.
Page 120 - Patrum, ut nimis feroces suos credere juvenes esse, ita malle, si modus excedendus esset, suis quàm adversariis superesse animos. Adeo moderatio tuendae libertatis, dum ' aequari velle' simulando ita se quisque extollit ut deprimat alium, in difficili est ; cavendoque ne metuant homines, metuendos ultro se efficiunt ; et injuriam a nobis repulsam, tanquam aut facere aut pati necesse sit, injungimus aliis 3.
Page 139 - Le grand avantage des représentants, c'est qu'ils sont capables de discuter les affaires. Le peuple n'y est point du tout propre; ce qui forme un des grands inconvénients de la démocratie.

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