The Progress and Prospects of Germany: A Discourse Before the Phi Beta Kappa Society of Brown University, at Providence, R.I., September 1, 1847
C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1847 - 54 من الصفحات
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الصفحة 28 - Ibant obscuri sola sub nocte per umbram perque domos Ditis vacuas et inania regna: quale per incertam lunam sub luce maligna 270 est iter in silvis, ubi caelum condidit umbra luppiter et rebus nox abstulit atra colorem.
الصفحة 50 - The powers granted to this assembly by the crown were consultative merely, except in the single case of a proposed augmentation of the taxes, or the public debt of the kingdom, in which case it was to have an absolute negative upon the royal propositions. The manner in which these powers were exercised in the discussions of the assembly is, upon the whole, highly favorable to the ultimate success of the experiment.
الصفحة 2 - BROWN, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. BOSTON: PRINTED BY FREEMAN AND BOLLES, WASHINGTON-STREET.
الصفحة 54 - ... recollections of the great men our country has produced ; of their heroic and beneficent actions ; of affection for its institutions, its manners, its fame in arts and in arms. This sentiment must be cherished and invigorated by associating with it an enlightened love of liberty — a taste for knowledge, and an ardent enthusiasm for those arts which lend to human existence its most refined enjoyments. Could the genius of our country reveal to our astonished view the future glories which await...
الصفحة 37 - Leibniz n'a fait que ce qui est depuis le commencement du règne de Charlemagne jusqu'à l'an 1005. C'est prolonger la vie des grands hommes que de poursuivre dignement leurs entreprises.
الصفحة 11 - ... character. The writings of other nations are more practical, because their life is more practical...
الصفحة 33 - ... are deep questions, where great names militate against each other ; where reason is perplexed, and an appeal to authorities only thickens the confusion. For high and reverend authorities lift up their heads on both sides, and there is no sure footing in the middle. This point is the great Serbonian bog, betwixt Damiata and Mount Cassius old, where armies whole have sunk.
الصفحة 11 - Geliert, lent to modern German poetry that dignified, earnest, and pious character, which it has never lost again, in spite of all the extravagances of fancy and wit, and which foreign nations have constantly admired most in us, or looked...
الصفحة 18 - ... a king of Cyprus; whosoever repeats the prayer of the venerable Bede the requisite number of times, the Virgin Mary will be at hand to help him for thirty days before his death, and will not suffer him to depart unabsolved. The most extravagant expressions were uttered in praise of the Virgin: " The eternal Daughter of the eternal Father, the heart of the indivisible Trinity:" it was said, " Glory be to the Virgin, to the Father, and to the Son.