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" ... that, on the father's decease, the property of a nation, like that of a drove of oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself, and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right... "
The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer - Page 162
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Memoirs of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1821
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity? Satire...colours ; but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession independent of the passions of mankind ;...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...approach the royaf vii. cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fide• ^^^^ lity ? Satire and declamation may paint these obvious topics...colours, but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession, independent of the passions of mankind ;...
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A Dictionary of Difficulties; Or, Appendix to the French Grammar ...

Pierre François Merlet - French language - 1837 - 296 pages
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity? Satire...topics in the most dazzling colours, but our more serions thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession, independent...
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Lectures on History: Second and Concluding Series, on the French ..., Volume 3

William Smyth - France - 1840
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees, and protestations of inviolable fidelity ?...but our more serious thoughts will respect an useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession, independent of the passions of mankind ; and we shall...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1846
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity ? Satire...colours ; but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession independent of the passions of mankind ;...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1850
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity ? Satire...may paint these obvious topics in the most dazzling colors, but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession,...
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The reporter's reading-book: being a compilation of speeches, lectures, etc ...

Thomas Allen Reed - 1851
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity ? Satire and declamation may paint these obvious topies in the most dazzling colours, but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice,...
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Rudiments of Public Speaking and Debate: Or, Hints on the Application of Logic

George Jacob Holyoake - Elocution - 1853 - 129 pages
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity ! Satire...obvious topics in the most dazzling colours, but our serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession independent...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees and protestations of inviolable fidelity ? Satire...colours, but our more serious thoughts will respect a useful prejudice that establishes a rule of succession, independent of the passions of mankind ;...
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Lectures on the history of the French revolution, Volume 2

William Smyth - 1855
...wisest statesmen, relinquishing their natural right to empire, approach the royal cradle with bended knees, and protestations of inviolable fidelity ?...but our more serious thoughts will respect an useful prejudice, that establishes a rule of succession, independent of the passions of mankind ; and we shall...
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