Fall of Poland: Containing an Analytical and a Philosophical Account of the Causes which Conspired in the Ruin of that Nation, with a History of the Country from Its Origin, Τόμος 1
C. Scribner, 1851
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American ancient aristocracy arms army arts assemblies authority battle body called Casimir cause century character Christian citizens civil command common constitution continued Copernicus crown death democracy democratic Diet distinguished early election enemy England equality established Europe existence facts Fletcher followed force foreign France freedom French frequently friends greatest hand Heaven hero human hundred important improvement individual institutions interest Italy king kingdom Kosciusko land liberty master means ment military monarchs moral nations nature never nobility nobles offices origin peace period person philosophy Poland Poles Polish political present prince principles privileges progression protection rank received reign religion remained returned rule Russian secured slavery slaves Sobieski society soon sovereign sovereignty subjects success thousand throne tion troops true Turks victory whole
Σελίδα 235 - I would not have a slave to till my ground, To carry me, to fan me while I sleep, And tremble when I wake, for all the wealth That sinews bought and sold have ever earn'd.
Σελίδα 340 - No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime (except in cases of impeachment, and in cases of militia when in actual service; and the land and naval forces in time of war, or which this State may keep with the consent of Congress in time of peace, and in cases of petit larceny, under the regulation of the Legislature), unless on presentment or indictment of a grand jury...
Σελίδα 340 - No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, unless by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.
Σελίδα 508 - The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils ; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted.
Σελίδα 293 - As human nature's broadest, foulest blot, Chains him, and tasks him, and exacts his sweat With stripes, that Mercy, with a bleeding heart, Weeps when she sees inflicted on a beast. Then what is man ? And what man, seeing this, And having human feelings, does not blush And hang his head, to think himself a man?
Σελίδα 183 - There were new men who bore the highest titles. There were untitued men well known to be descended from knights who had broken the Saxon ranks at Hastings, and scaled the walls 'of Jerusalem. There were Bohuns, Mowbrays, De Veres, nay, kinsmen of the House of Plantagenet, with no higher addition than that of Esquire, and with no civil privileges beyond those enjoyed by every farmer and shopkeeper.
Σελίδα 379 - An action is an ordinary proceeding in a court of justice by which a party prosecutes another party for the enforcement or protection of a right, the redress or prevention of a wrong, or the punishment of a public offense.
Σελίδα 516 - O unexpected stroke, worse than of death ! Must I thus leave thee, Paradise? thus leave Thee, native soil, these happy walks and shades, Fit haunt of gods? where I had hope to spend, Quiet though sad, the respite of that day That must be mortal to us both.
Σελίδα 341 - All lands within this State are declared to be allodial, so that, subject only to the liability to escheat, the entire and absolute property is vested in the owners according to the nature of their respective estates.
Σελίδα 104 - It is now two hundred and eighty years that you have been governed by my family. The reign of my ancestors is past, and mine is going to expire. Fatigued by the labours of war, the cares of the cabinet, and the weight of age ; oppressed with the burdens and...