The Politics of Aristotle: With an Introduction, Two Prefactory Essays and Notes Critical and Explanatory, Volume 2

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Clarendon Press, 1887
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Page 338 - Johnson, upon all occasions, expressed his approbation of enforcing instruction by means of the rod. "I would rather [said he] have the rod to be the general terror to all, to make them learn, than tell a child, if you do thus, or thus, you will be -more esteemed than your brothers or sisters. The rod produces an effect which terminates in itself. A child is afraid of being whipped, and gets his task, and there's an end on't; whereas, by exciting emulation and comparisons of superiority, you lay...
Page 184 - The value of money has been settled by general consent to express our wants and our property, as letters were invented to express our ideas; and both these institutions, by giving a more active energy to the powers and passions of human nature, have contributed to multiply the objects they were designed to represent.
Page 116 - ... give a rise to and place in the beginning the power in one hand ; yet it is plain that the reason that continued the form of government in a single person was not any regard or respect to paternal authority, since all petty monarchies — that is, almost all monarchies, near their original, have been commonly, at least upon occasion, elective.
Page 282 - Euclionis filiam laudant. sapienter factum et consilio bono. nam meo quidem animo si idem faciant ceteri opulentiores, pauperiorum filias ut indotatas ducant uxores domum, 480 et multo fiat civitas concordior, et invidia nos minore utamur quam utimur, et illae malam rem metuant quam metuont magis, et nos minore sumptu simus quam sumus.
Page 170 - Where springs, in scattered tufts, the dark-green corn, Towers wood-girt Harden far above the vale, And clouds of ravens o'er the turrets sail. A hardy race, who never shrunk from war, The Scott, to rival realms a mighty bar, Here fixed his mountain home ; a wide domain, And rich the soil, had purple heath been grain. But what the niggard ground of wealth denied, From fields more blessed his fearless arm supplied.
Page 350 - Speaker," continues the lord keeper Pickering, " her majesty's pleasure is, that if you perceive any idle heads which will not stick to hazard their own estates, which will meddle with reforming the church and transforming the commonwealth, and do exhibit...
Page 114 - ... little group of warriors to his house. And as they fought side by side on the field, so they dwelt side by side on the soil. Harling abode by Harling, and Billing by Billing; and each " wick" or "ham," or " stead" or "tun" took its name from the kinsmen who dwelt together in it.
Page 404 - Deinde, quum familia tanta imperatorum gravis liberae civitati esset, omniaque ipsi agerent simul et iuilicarent, centum ex numero senatorum iudices deliguntur, qui reversis a bello ducibus rationem rerum gestarum exigèrent, ut hoc metu ita in bello imperia cogitarent, ut domi iudicia legesque respicerent.
Page 304 - Et cum de falso testamento ageretur omnesque signatores lege Cornelia tenerentur, non tantum duas tabellas, damnatoriam et absolutoriam, simul cognoscentibus dedit, sed tertiam quoque, qua ignosceretur iis, quos fraude ad signandum vel errore inductos constitisset.
Page 130 - Aristoteles ait affectus quosdam, si quis illis bene utatur, pro armis esse. Quod verum foret, si velut bellica instrumenta sumi deponique possent induentis arbitrio.

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