Machiavelli and the modern state: chapters on his "Prince", his use of history and his idea of morals, being three lectures delivered in 1899 at the Royal Institution, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Ginn, 1904 - Political science - 163 pages
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Page 143 - And he will take your fields and your vineyards and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.
Page 22 - ... in all times, kings, and persons of sovereign authority, because of their independency, are in continual jealousies, and in the state and posture of gladiators ; having their weapons pointing, and their eyes fixed on one another ; that is, their forts, garrisons, and guns upon the frontiers of their kingdoms ; and continual spies upon their neighbours ; which is a posture of war.
Page 49 - Quanto si ingannano coloro che ad ogni parola allegano e' romani! Bisognerebbe avere una città condizionata come era la loro, e poi governarsi secondo quello esemplo: il quale a chi ha le qualità disproporzionate è tanto disproporzionato, quanto sarebbe volere che uno asino facesse il corso di un cavallo.
Page 46 - Omnium hominum, quos ad amorem veritatis natura superior impressit, hoc maxime interesse videtur ut, quemadmodum de labore antiquorum ditati sunt, ita et ipsi posteris prolaborent, quatenus ab eis posteritas habeat quo ditetur.
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Page 64 - I put off my country habit, filthy with mud and mire, and array myself in royal courtly garments; thus worthily attired, I make my entrance into the ancient courts of the men of old, where they receive me with love, and where I feed upon that food which only is my own and for which I was born. I feel no shame in conversing with them and asking them the reason of their actions. They, moved by their humanity, make answer; for four hours' space I feel no annoyance, forget all care; poverty cannot frighten,...
Page 169 - Price, $1.25 ; for introduction, $1.12. rPHIS work aims to give, in simple narrative form, an account of the settlement of the Germanic peoples on Roman soil, the gradual rise of the Prankish supremacy, the growth of the Christian Church and its expression in the monastic life and in the Roman Papacy, and finally the culmination of all in the Empire of Charlemagne.

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"Editor's easy chair" by William Dean Howells (Harper's Magazine)
Editor's easy chair. DEPARTMENT, Editor's easy chair. BY, William Dean Howells. PUBLISHED, April 1905. VIEW, Page image PAGES · PDF PDF ... archive/ 1905/ 04/ 0068129

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