Modern Literature: A Novel, Volume 3

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Page 17 - Acquired an Influence, Which no Rank, no Authority can give, Nor any Force, but that of superior Virtue ; Became the fixed important Centre, Which united in one common Cause The principal States of...
Page 161 - Cheapside shall my palfrey go to grass: and when I am king, as king I will be,— ALL God save your majesty! CADE I thank you, good people: there shall be no money; all shall eat and drink on my score; and I will apparel them all in one livery, that they may agree like brothers and worship me their lord.
Page 17 - Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, On the Banks of the Danube, By JOHN DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH, The Hero, not only of his Nation, but of his Age...
Page 17 - Monument designed to perpetuate the Memory of the Signal Victory Obtained over the French and Bavarians, Near the Village of Blenheim, , On the Banks of the Danube, By JOHN Duke of MARLBOROUGH, The Hero not only of this Nation, but of this...
Page 184 - ... nothing can be so ridiculous upon the face of it, or so contrary to the genuine march of sentiment, as to require the overflowing of the soul to wait upon a ceremony, and that which, wherever delicacy and imagination exist, is of all things most sacredly private, to blow a trumpet before it, and to record the moment when it has arrived at its climax.
Page 184 - It is difficult to recommend any thing to indifcriminating adoption, contrary. to t!;e «ftablifhed ruies and prejudices of mankind ; but certainly nothing can be fo ridiculous upon the face of it, or fo contrary to the genuine march of...
Page 166 - Nobility, (fays he) a distinction equally impolitic and immoral, and worthy of the times of ignorance and of rapine, which gave it birth, is a violation of the rights of that part of the nation that is deprived of it ; and as equality becomes a...
Page 164 - Burke seduces us along by the charms of his eloquence; plain, but forcible, Mr. Paine carries us away with him by the invincible energy of truth and sense.
Page 166 - ... no more to obtain thefe than the trouble of being born. Amongft this lift of privileged perfons, virtues, talents, and genius, muft of courfe be much lefs frequent than in the other...

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