Government Or Human Evolution, Volume 2

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1901 - Political science

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Page 81 - that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness.
Page 81 - rank and sex, that proud submission, that dignified obedience, that subordination of the heart which kept alive even in servitude itself the spirit of an exalted freedom;" and, he adds, " that sensibility of principle, that chastity of
Page 84 - knight that ever bare shield; and thou were the truest friend to thy lover that ever bestrode horse; and thou were the truest lover, of a sinful man, that ever loved woman; and thou were the kindest man that ever strake with sword; and thou were the goodliest person ever came among press of knights; and thou were the meekest
Page 83 - 1 And though that he was worthy he was wise, And of his port as meek as is a maid, He never yet no villany ne said In all his life unto no manner wight. He was a very perfect gentle knight.
Page 25 - Deal not unjustly with others, and ye shall not be dealt with unjustly. If there be any debtor under a difficulty of paying his debt, let his creditor wait until it be easy for him to do it; but if he remit it in alms, it will be better for him;
Page 83 - thou were head of all Christian knights! And now, I dare say,' said Sir Ector, 'thou, Sir Launcelot, there thou liest, that thou were never matched of earthly knight's hands; and thou were the
Page 256 - given, of him shall be much required; and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Page 27 - He will be a wild man; his hand will be against every man, and every man's hand against him.
Page 149 - Earnings barely sufficient to sustain existence; hours of labour such as to make the lives of the workers periods of almost ceaseless toil, hard and unlovely to the last degree; sanitary conditions injurious to the health of the persons employed and dangerous to the public.
Page 84 - I learned what a noble virtue chastity sure must be, to the defence of which so many worthies, by such a dear adventure of themselves, had sworn.

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