The Public Life of the Right Honourable the Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G., Etc., Etc, Τόμος 1


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Σελίδα 144 - A man who is born into a world already possessed, if he cannot get subsistence from his parents on whom he has a just demand, and if the society does not want his labour, has no claim of right to the smallest portion of food, and, in fact, has no business to be where he is.
Σελίδα 204 - A dense population in extreme distress inhabit an island where there is an established Church which is not their Church ; and a territorial aristocracy, the richest of whom live in a distant capital. Thus they have a starving population, an absentee aristocracy, an alien Church, and in addition the weakest executive in the world. "Well, what then would honorable gentlemen say if they were reading of a country in that position ? They would say at once, 'The remedy is revolution.
Σελίδα 225 - Dissolve, if you please, the Parliament you have betrayed, and appeal to the people, who, I believe, mistrust you. For me there remains this at least — the opportunity of expressing thus publicly my belief that a Conservative Government is an Organised Hypocrisy.
Σελίδα 118 - ... to establish a commercial code on the principles successfully negotiated by Lord Bolingbroke at Utrecht, and which, though baffled at the time by a Whig Parliament, were subsequently and triumphantly vindicated by his political pupil and heir, Mr.
Σελίδα 38 - He has one of the most remarkable faces I ever saw. He is lividly pale, and but for the energy of his action and the strength of his lungs, would seem a victim to consumption.
Σελίδα 272 - ... nation, and the catastrophe which has happened in France must serve to show that even a large and well-disciplined army becomes an ineffectual defence for the Crown, when the course pursued by the Crown is at variance with the general sentiments of the country. " It would then be wise for the Queen of Spain in the present critical state of affairs to strengthen the executive Government by enlarging the basis upon which the Administration is founded, and by calling to her councils some of those...
Σελίδα 313 - The recent assumption of certain ecclesiastical titles conferred by a foreign Power has excited strong feelings in this country ; and large bodies of my subjects have presented addresses to me expressing attachment to the Throne, and praying that such assumptions should be resisted. I have assured them...
Σελίδα 43 - Wandering over that illustrious scene, surrounded by the tombs of heroes and by the confluence of poetic streams, my musing thoughts clustered round the memory of that immortal song, to which all creeds and countries alike respond, which has vanquished Chance, and defies Time.
Σελίδα 38 - His hair is as extraordinary as his taste in waistcoats ; a thick heavy mass of jet black ringlets falls over his left cheek almost to his collarless stock, while on the right temple it is parted and put away with the smooth carefulness of a girl's, and shines most unctuously With thy incomparable oil, Macassar.
Σελίδα 52 - found sympathising readers ; GOETHE and BECKFORD were impelled to communicate their unsolicited opinions of this work to its anonymous author, and I have seen a criticism on it by HEINE, of which any writer might be justly proud.

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