Selections from Speeches of Earl Russell 1817 to 1841, and from Dispatches, 1859 to 1865: With Introductions, Volume 1

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1870 - Great Britain

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Page 124 - And I will very gladly spend and be spent for you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.
Page 223 - Moses, Because there were no graves in Egypt, hast thou taken us away to die in the wilderness?
Page 366 - How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.
Page 251 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page 176 - Adfirmabant autem hanc fuisse summam vel culpae suae vel erroris, quod essent soliti stato die ante lucem convenire carmenque Christo quasi deo dicere secum invicem seque sacramento non in scelus aliquod obstringere, sed ne furta, ne latrocinia, ne adulteria committerent, ne fidem fallerent, ne depositum appellati abnegarent.
Page 48 - Germany ; in many respects, to those at the present day — in more, to those existing at the end of the last and the beginning of the present century. The Germans are generally unaware of the existence of such resemblances.
Page 109 - And they brought unto him a penny. And he saith unto them, Whose is this image and superscription? They say unto him, Caesars. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Cassar's ; and unto God the things that are God's.
Page 183 - Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet, For every pelting, petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thunder.
Page 51 - His opinions no man knew ; they were simply the opinions of the house of commons. He had with equal ability advocated every possible opinion ; as the majority had with equal impartiality voted.
Page 126 - School shall be open to children of all communions ; that due regard be had to parental right and authority ; that, accordingly, no child shall receive or be present at any religious instruction of which his parents or guardians disapprove ; and that the time for giving it be so fixed, that no child shall be thereby, in effect, excluded, directly or indirectly, from the other advantages which the school affords.

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