Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 50

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Westermann, 1872 - Languages, Modern

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Page 418 - ... the spirits of light and darkness looked with anxious interest, who had been destined, before heaven and earth were created, to enjoy a felicity which should continue when heaven and earth should have passed away.
Page 416 - Sir, the Nabob having determined to inflict corporal punishment upon the prisoners under your guard, this is to desire that his officers, when they shall come, may have free access to the prisoners, and be permitted to do with them as they shall see proper.
Page 293 - Un malheur rompt le cours de nos affections; Mais toute mon amour en elle consommée, Je ne vois rien d'aimable après l'avoir aimée : Aussi n'aimai-je plus, et nul objet vainqueur N'a possédé depuis ma veine ni mon cœur.
Page 398 - Can we be said to do unto others as we would that they should do unto us...
Page 405 - ... mode of punishment. It is the resource of judges too indolent and hasty to investigate facts and to discriminate nicely between shades of guilt. It is an irrational practice, even when adopted by military tribunals. When adopted by the tribunal of public opinion, it is infinitely more irrational.
Page 131 - It's a good horse that never stumbles, and a good wife that never grumbles.
Page 420 - Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom.
Page 345 - For if those of that rank are by their education once set right, they will quickly bring all the rest into order.
Page 403 - That such a man should have written one of the best books in the world is strange enough. But this is not all. Many persons who have conducted themselves foolishly in active life, and whose conversation has indicated no superior powers of mind, have left us valuable works.
Page 127 - La plus noble conquête que l'homme ait jamais faite est celle de ce fier et fougueux animal qui partage avec lui les fatigues de la guerre et la gloire des combats ; aussi intrépide que son maître, le cheval voit le péril et l'affronte, il se fait au bruit des armes, il l'aime, il le cherche et s'anime de la même ardeur...

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