The American Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 5 (Google eBook)

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Brooklyn Magazine Company, 1888
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Page 627 - I will not change the terms as now written, but I will instruct the officers I shall appoint to receive the paroles to let all the men who claim to own a horse or mule take the animals home with them to work their little farms.
Page 612 - Then a series of resolutions were unanimously adopted, expressing sympathy with the aims of the Austrian revolutionists, approving of their means and urging them to spare no life which stood in the way of the extinguishment of the aristocracy and bourgeoisie, in particular to destroy the emperor.
Page 595 - All true Work is sacred ; in all true Work, were it but true hand-labor, there is something of divineness. Labor, wide as the Earth, has its summit in Heaven. Sweat of the brow ; and up from that to sweat of the brain, sweat of the heart ; which includes all Kepler calculations, Newton meditations, all Sciences, all spoken Epics, all acted Heroisms, Martyrdoms, up to that "Agony of bloody sweat...
Page 610 - ... fully broken with the civil order, with the laws currently recognized in this world, with customs, morals, and usages ; he is the irreconcilable enemy of this world, and if he continues to live in it, it only happens in order to destroy it with the greater certainty.
Page 650 - ELECTRIC -&^ and take no other. Nearly every grocer from Maine to Mexico keeps it in stock. If yours hasn't it, he will order from his nearest wholesale grocer.
Page 610 - Principles," and appeared in the issue for March 18, 1883 : " The revolutionist has no personal interest, concerns, feelings or inclinations, no property, not even a name. Everything in him is swallowed up by the one exclusive interest, by the one single thought, by the one single passion the revolution. " In the depths of his nature, not only in words, but also in deeds, has he fully broken with the civil order, with the laws currently recognized, in this world, with customs, morals and usages....
Page 610 - Sixth: Regulation of all public affairs by free contracts between the autonomous (independent) communes and associations, resting on a federalistic basis.
Page 611 - Our forefathers have not only told us that against despots force is justifiable, because it is the only means, but they themselves have set the immemorial example. By force our ancestors liberated themselves from political oppression, by force their children will have to liberate themselves from economic bondage. "It is, therefore, your right, it is your duty,
Page 610 - In capitalistic society, marriage has long become a pure financial operation, and the possessing classes long ago established community of wives, and, indeed, the nastiest which is conceivable. . . . They take a special pleasure in seducing one another's wives. ... A marriage is only so long moral, as it rests upon -the free inclination of man and wife.
Page 8 - So sunny, so genial, so mirth-provoking and so tender that the reader who is not quite hardened reads with mingled tears and smiles. Clever, pathetic, unique, touching. ' The Critic. Delicate, Lamb-like humor; literary style a model of purity and grace.

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