pt. 1. Notes

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Clarendon Press, 1885 - Political science
 

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Page 132 - Ср. Herod, v. 92, who reverses the characters, the advice being given not by Periander to Thrasybulus, but by Thrasybulus to Periander ; and Livy i. 54 : also Shakes. Rich. II. act iii. sc. 4 : — ' Go thou, and, like an executioner, Cut off the heads of too
Page 121 - In these partnerships all men have equal rights, but not to equal things. He that has but five shillings in the partnership has as good a right to it as he that has five hundred pounds has to his larger proportion. But he has not a right to an equal dividend in the product of the joint stock.
Page 266 - All political institutions are ancient ; for they are found in Egypt which is the most ancient of all countries.' Cp. Plat Laws ii. 657. ' Their (ie the Egyptian) works of art are painted or moulded in the same forms which they had ten thousand years ago; this is literally true, and no exaggeration.
Page 107 - ,. Ср. Herod, i. 191 : 'The Babylonians say that, when the further parts of the city had been taken by Cyrus, those in the centre knew nothing of the capture, but were holding a festival.' Also Jeremiah li. 31 : ' One post shall run to meet another, and one messenger to meet another to show the king of Babylon that his city is taken at one end.
Page 9 - 6(6t. 2. 1 4. Compare the old scholastic aphorism derived from Aristotle that 'the man who lives wholly detached from others must be either an angel or a devil;' quoted by Burke, 'Thoughts on the causes of the present discontent,
Page 6 - Ср. Cicero de Officiis, i. 17, ' Nam cum sit hoc natura commune animantium, ut habeant lubidinem procreandi, prima societas in ipso conjugio est : próxima in liberis : deinde una domus, communia omnia. Id autem est principium urbis et quasi seminarium reipublicae. Sequuntur fratrum conjunctiones, post consobrinorum sobrinorumque ; qui cum una domo jam capi non possunt, in alias domos tanquam in colonias exeunt. Sequuntur connubia et
Page 18 - There is as great difference between souls as between bodies or even greater, but not in the same degree perceptible.' For the ' sight of the invisible ' cp- Plat. Phaedr. 250 D, ' For sight is the keenest of our bodily senses, though not by that is wisdom seen/ and the words preceding. 6. 1 1. Sri
Page 118 - Ср. Plat. Polit 301 E, 302 A: 'And when the foundation of politics is in the letter only and in custom, and knowledge is divorced from action, can we wonder, Socrates, at the miseries that there are, and always will be, in States ? Any other art, built on such a foundation, would be utterly
Page 259 - Yea, even mine own familiar friend, whom I trusted, who did also eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
Page 230 - The term oligarchy is here used nearly in the sense of aristocracy. Education cannot be said to be characteristic of oligarchy in the strict sense of the word. Cp. iv. 8. § 3. ' The term aristocracy is applied to those forms of government which incline towards oligarchy, because birth and education are commonly the accompaniments of wealth.

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