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" We talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History coupled together: that, on her lips, the words were — peace, and sensuality — peace, and selfishness... "
Will War Ever Cease? - Page 37
by Roger W. Montgomery - 1922 - 63 pages
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The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Sesame ...

John Ruskin - 1873
...talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History...sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that all great nations learned their truth of word, and strength of thought,...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 6

John Ruskin - English literature - 1873
...talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History...sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that all great nations learned their truth of word, and strength of thought,...
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The Crown of Wild Olive: Four Lectures on Industry and War

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1873 - 210 pages
...talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History...sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that all great nations learned their truth of word, and strength of thought,...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Sesame ...

John Ruskin - 1873
...civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History coupled to- gether : that, on her lips, the words were — peace, and sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that all great nations learned their truth of word, and strength of thought,...
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Ready, o ready!, or These forty years. By the captain of the 'Cumberland'.

Ready - 1873
...found to be wholly untenable. That peace and the -vices of civil life only flourish together ; that peace and sensuality, peace and selfishness, peace and corruption, peace and death, are the words which the Muse of History has coupled together.' Courage is a virtue which boys ought...
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God's 'ten words', a course of lectures on the Decalogue

Walter Senior - Sermons, English - 1880 - 364 pages
...talk of peace and learning, of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilization; but I found that these were not the words which the muse of history coupled together; that, on her lips, the words LECT. XI. Human nature paradoxical. Christian were — peace and sensuality, peace and selfishness,...
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The Prophetic News and Israel's Watchman

Rev. J. A. Seiss - 1882
...We talk of peace and learning, of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the muse of history...and corruption, peace and death. I found in brief the seer of Patmos beheld the second seal of the mysterious and awful roll opened by the Lamb " in...
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The Crown of Wild Olive: Four Lectures on Industry and War

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1882 - 210 pages
...talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History...sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that all great nations learned their truth of word, and strength of thought,...
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The Crown of Wild Olive

John Ruskin - 1882
...talk of peace and learning, and of peace and plenty, and of peace and civilisation ; but I found that those were not the words which the Muse of History coupled together : that, on her lips, the words were—peace, and sensuality — peace, and selfishness — peace, and death. I found, in brief, that...
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Essays and Sketches

Frances Anabel Edmunds - 1882 - 140 pages
...flourish together is wholly untenable. To quote his own startling words, ' History couples together peace and sensuality ; peace and selfishness ; peace and corruption ; peace and death. ' If this is true, can there be given a more fearful example of the proneness of men to abuse their...
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