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Page 84 - In this he erred greatly, though his error was that of the worldly wise. For nothing ever so inspires human daring as the fond belief that it is the agent of a ^ Diviner Wisdom. Revenge and patriotism, united in one man of genius and ambition, — such are the Archimedean levers that find, in FANATICISM, the spot out of the world by which to move the world. The prudent man may direct a state, but it is the enthusiast who regenerates it — or ruins.
Page 65 - Dio al numero pervenuti di mille trecento quarant' otto, quando nella egregia città di Fiorenza, oltre ad ogni altra italica bellissima, pervenne la mortifera pestilenza, la quale, per operazion de' corpi superiori o per le nostre inique opere, da giusta ira di Dio a nostra correzione mandata sopra i mortali, alquanti anni davanti nelle parti orientali incominciata, quelle d...