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Page 222 - how you give a fatal sanction in this infant period of our republic, scarcely yet two-score years old, to military insubordination. Remember that Greece had her Alexander, Rome her Caesar, England her Cromwell, France her Buonaparte; and that if we would escape the rock on which they split, we must avoid their errors.
Page 457 - ni place, ni droit de parler, vous n'êtes pas fait pour nous rappeler son discours. Cependant, pour éviter tout délai, allez dire à votre maître que nous sommes ici par la puissance du peuple, et qu'on ne nous en arrachera que par la puissance des
Page 86 - discovered by the highest minds only a little before it becomes manifest to the multitude. This is the extent of their superiority. They are the first to catch and reflect a light, which, without their assistance, must in a short time be visible to those who lie far beneath them.
Page 82 - also that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.'
Page 280 - of the times did not render it either necessary, or convenient, or at least fashionable to learn. A private teacher could never find his account in teaching either an exploded and antiquated system of a science acknowledged to be useful, or a science universally believed to be a mere useless and pedantic heap of sophistry and
Page 281 - Those parts of education, for the teaching of which there are no public institutions, are generally the best taught. When a young man goes to a fencing or dancing school, he does not indeed always learn to fence or to dance very well, but he seldom fails of learning to fence or to dance. The
Page 18 - he should be so rude to a person for whom he hath so great an honour. He is now very well, and, though I fear he is under some small degree of melancholy, yet I think there is no reason to suspect it hath at all touched his understanding, and I hope never
Page 222 - our happy form of government is destined to be perpetual. But if it is to be preserved, it must be by the practice of virtue, by justice, by moderation, by magnanimity, by keeping a watchful and steady eye on the executive, and above all, by holding to a strict accountability the military branch of the public force." " Beware,