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" The most frightful disorders arose from the state of feudal anarchy. Force decided all things. Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom', and the strong for dominion. The king was without power', and the nobles without... "
The Monthly Review - Page 180
1780
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The Monthly Review, Volume 61

1780
...one great field of If * " battle} battle; where the weak ftruggled for freedom, and the ftrosg fop dominion. The king was without power, and the nobles...review. The people, the mod numerous as well as the molt ufdful clafs in the community, were either aftual (laves, orexpofed to fo many mifcries, ariliog...
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The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and ..., Volume 1

William Russell - 1802
...things. Europewas one great field of battle ; where the weak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. The king was without power, and the...were tyrants at home, and robbers abroad. Nothing remainedto be a check upon ferocity and violence. The Scythians in their deserts could not be less...
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The Flowers of Modern History: Comprehending on a New Plan, the Most ...

John Adams - 1813 - 310 pages
...things. Kurope was one great field of battle ; where the \veak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. The king was without power, and the nobles without principle. They were tyrants :it home, and robbers abroad. Nothing remaintd to be a check upon ferocity and violence. The Scythians,...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 pages
...things. Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom', and the strong for dominion. The king was without power', and the...remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. 5. Between fame and true honour a distinction is to be made. The former is a blind and noisy' applause...
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The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline ..., Volume 1

William Russell - 1822
...without 6 Du Cinge, ad voc. Fenum. 7 Hint. LiteYnire de Franco » Letter 11. 0 Da Csng»,al voc. Fendim: power, and the nobles without principle : they were...remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. The Tartars in their deserts could not be less indebted to the laws of society than the Europeans during...
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Sequel to The Analytical Reader: In which the Original Design is Extended ...

Samuel Putnam - 1828 - 300 pages
...things. Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. The king was without power, and the...remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil the better artist : in the one, we most admire the man ; in the...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1828 - 404 pages
...things. Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. The king was without power, and the...remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. 5. These two qualities, delicacy and correctness, mutually imply each other. No taste can be exquisitely...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 404 pages
...things; Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. The king was without power, and the...and robbers abroad.. Nothing remained to be a check npon ferocity and violence. 5. These two qualities, delicacy" and correctness, mutually imply each...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...things. Europe was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom', and the strong for dominion. The king was without power', and the...remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. 2. Between fame and true honour a distinction is to be made. The former is a blind and noisy' applause...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 304 pages
...was one great field of battle, where the weak struggled for freedom, and the strong for dominion. Tho king was without power, and the nobles without principle....remained to be a check upon ferocity and violence. 4. The power of delicacy, is chiefly seen in discerning the true merit of a work; the power of correctness,...
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