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|Listen! for if you are not totally callous, if your consciences are not seared, I will |
speak daggers to your souls, and ... I have rea- son,for they have deceived me
sadly. ... If mankind had wished for what is right,they might have had it long ago.
|The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and |
its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned. ... Hardie, James Keir If
mankind had wished for what is right, they might have had it long ago. - Hazlitt ...
|They cannot wish their doctrine true, but wish that all mankind might be saved. ... |
And if they have had the misfortune to embrace a doctrine which they most
ardently desire may be false, let us take courage in spreading ... While they
cannot say that it is right all men should eventually be made holy and happy,
without saying in the very sentence that it is ... twenty years ago, are now almost
wholly and universally rejected ; and- those who were the advocates of them,
now look back with ...
|Rights came by birth, but to vote a person had also to have shown by his |
permanent interest and property – be it ever so small – that he ... The
progressives argued that a stranger should have the same rights as a native if he
wished, thus placing himself under the same ... If the leaders would have no
democracy, then they were doubly adamant that they would have no freedom of
religious belief and ...
|torical stage and its rise in power, as we saw in the last chapter, had meant a |
decrease in the influence of the castle folk. Thus far, the king, ... Their majesties (if
they had followed their hidden wishes) would have as lief consulted their cows
and their pigs as the good burghers of their cities. But they ... It paid little attention
to the rights (if any) of the vast majority of the people, 186 THE STORY OF
|At all events, Mr Bentham seems to us to act much as Sir Isaac Newton would |
have done, if he had gone about boasting that ... Does Mr Bentham profess to
hold out any new motive which may induce men to promote the happiness of the
species to which they belong ? ... right, when it happens to be interested in doing
wrong, is a question for the school-men. ... The principle of Mr Bentham, if we
understand it, is this, that mankind ought to act so as to produce their greatest
|He was aware it might be said that the acquisition of Spain by France was of no |
importance to the interests of Great Britain, and that the Holy Alliance had not
power, even if they had the wish, of continuing their c-areer of aggression, so as
|He noted that the United States was setting itself up as the great guardian and |
beneficiary of mankind. ... By the time of President Wilson the idea had long been
common in America that in old Europe conceited and callous elites oppressed
the ... it was clear that the wish for American prominence and activism in
international affairs had thrown off earlier restraints. ... Babbitt retorted, “If the
tough old world had ever had a heart in the Wilsonian sense, it would have been
broken long ago.
|But William fought oppression to destroy, • That mankind might in peace the |
world enjoy. ... What might have been, if our fanatic * Whiggifh statesmen had
continued, God only knows ; («9)lbid.p.430. ... more need to suppress 4 them ;
and God has suffered us to bear them as * goads in our sides, for not utterly
extinguissiing 4 them long ago. ... is come which all good men have wished for, 4
that the gentlemen of England may serve the 4 Church ot England, now they are
protected and 4 ...
|Daily and hourly are felons acquitted because they can give heavy fees .to |
lawyers of great ... occasion if I admired that the inuendo, if I am to understand i'
as such, if the honorable gen'le- man had any application to them. 1 have not the
slightest indisposition to admit that it may have application to one, but I believe 1
see in my eye a much more substantial ... TM He wished he had followed the
example of the ho- norable gemlem oi from Maryland in one respect, incapable
as lie was of ...
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