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Page 449 - But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Page 66 - At the same time the Prince owes it to the truth and sincerity of character, which, he trusts, will appear in every action of his life, in whatever situation placed, explicitly to declare, that the irresistible impulse of filial duty and affection to his beloved and afflicted father, leads him to dread that any act of the Regent might, in the smallest degree, have the effect of interfering with the progress of his Sovereign's recovery. This consideration alone dictates the decision now communicated...
Page 458 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it; And what the word did make it, That I believe, and take it.
Page 448 - And Abraham said unto his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Put, I pray thee, thy hand under my thigh : and I will make thee swear by the Lord, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that thou shalt not take a wife unto my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I dwell : but thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife unto my son Isaac.
Page 342 - I am persuaded that any determination to maintain, in conjunction with my Allies, those general treaties by which the political system of Europe has been established, will offer the best security for the repose of the world. " I have not yet accredited my ambassador to the court of Lisbon ; but the Portuguese government having determined to perform a great act of justice and humanity, by the grant of a general amnesty, 1 think that the time may shortly arrive when the interests of my subjects will...
Page 255 - Greek — the shrine of the genius of the old world, as universal as our race, as individual as ourselves; of infinite flexibility, of indefatigable strength, with the complication and the distinctness of nature herself ; to which nothing was vulgar, from which nothing was excluded ; speaking to the ear like Italian, speaking to the mind like English ; with words like pictures, with words like the gossamer film of the summer...
Page 478 - Humanity has often wept over the fate of the aborigines of this country ; and philanthropy has been long busily employed in devising means to avert it. But its progress has never for a moment been arrested ; and, one by one, have many powerful tribes disappeared from the earth.
Page 255 - And Latin — the voice of empire and of war, of law and of the state; inferior to its halfparent and rival in the embodying of passion and in the distinguishing of thought, but equal to it in sustaining the measured march of history, and superior to it in the indignant declamation of moral satire...
Page 342 - ... long existed between the two countries. " I am impelled by the deep solicitude which I feel for the welfare of my people, to recommend to your immediate consideration the provisions which it may be advisable to make for the exercise of the royal authority, in case that it should please Almighty God to terminate my life before my successor shall have arrived at years of maturity. " I shall be prepared to concur with you in the adoption of those measures which may appear best calculated to maintain...