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Page 217 - But, in the first place, it is by no means certain that such...
Page 363 - Riego counts among his enemies all those who are instigated by ambition and thirst of power ; and the very qualities which ought to conciliate the general esteem and affection, inflame the spite and jealousy of every mean and venal spirit. His mildness, his modesty, his generosity, his inflexible integrity, and above all, his affability, which make him the idol of the nation, annoy and irritate those who wish to emulate him, without being able to stand the comparison.
Page 253 - To believe that the cause of liberty in Spain can be separated from the general cause of European liberty would be a fatal error. Spain cannot hope to enjoy peaceably her institutions, if Europe is not free ; and the freedom of Europe is at least adjourned, if Spain be deprived of hers.