Miscellanies, Chiefly Addresses, Academical and Historical, Volume 3

Front Cover
Trübner, 1889 - 356 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 179 - I acknowledge the holy catholic and apostolical Roman church, the mother and mistress of all churches; and I promise and swear true obedience to the Roman bishop, the successor of St. Peter, the prince of the apostles, and vicar of Jesus Christ.
Page 196 - Only an imperial or despotic government could subjugate thoroughly disaffected and insurrectionary members of the State.
Page 64 - ... his own pertinacity. The strength of his army made it impossible to force it in such a position as Genoa; but its very numbers, added to the population of a great city, held out to the enemy a hope of reducing it by famine ; and as Genoa derives most of its supplies by sea, Lord Keith, the British naval commander-in-chief in the Mediterranean, lent the assistance of his naval force to the Austrians, and by the vigilance of his cruisers, the whole coasting trade right and left along the Riviera...
Page 233 - When the Roman matrons became the equal and voluntary companions of their lords, a new jurisprudence was introduced, that marriage, like other partnerships, might be dissolved by the abdication of one of the associates.
Page 179 - I acknowledge the Holy Catholic, Apostolic, Roman Church for the Mother and Mistress of all churches : and I promise true obedience to the Bishop of Rome, successor to St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles, and Vicar of Jesus Christ.
Page 133 - In effect, the grave, unhappy doubt which settles on my mind is, whether India is the better for our rule, so far as regards the social condition of the great mass of the people. We have put down widowburning, we have sought to check infanticide ; but I have travelled hundreds of miles through a country peopled with beggars and covered with wigwam villages.
Page 111 - And it is our further will that, so far as may be, our subjects, of whatever race or creed, be freely and impartially admitted to offices in our service, the duties of which they may be qualified, by their education, ability, and integrity duly to discharge.
Page 103 - Her Majesty's Government can see no sufficient ground for the severe censure with which Austria, France, Prussia, and Russia have visited the acts of the King of Sardinia. Her Majesty's Government will turn their eyes rather to the gratifying prospect of a people building up the edifice of their liberties, and consolidating the work of their independence, amid the sympathies and good wishes of Europe.
Page 233 - A specious theory is confuted by this free and perfect experiment, which demonstrates that the liberty of divorce does not contribute to happiness and virtue.
Page 147 - And it wns, he believed, also admitted, that it was better that ten guilty men should escape, than that one innocent man should be condemned. Applying these observations to his own case, he argued, that if only one of them should entertain a doubt, whether or no he (Mr Carlile) was to be brought in guilty, then that doubt, it was to be remembered, was the doubt of the whole jury, and was to be construed to his benefit. He should now conclude...

Bibliographic information