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They serve to organize faction ; to give it an artificial and extraordinary force ; to
put in the place of the delegated will of the nation the will of a party , often a small
but artful and enterprising minority of the community ; and , according to the ...
It will be worthy of a free , enlightened , and , at no distant period , a great nation ,
to give to mankind the magnanimous and too novel example of a people always
guided by an exalted justice and benevolence . Who can doubt that in the ...
And it gives to ambitious , corrupted , or deluded citizens ( who devote
themselves to the favorite nation ) facility to betray or sacrifice the interests of their
own country without odium , sometimes even with popularity , gilding with [ 24 ] ...
... diffusing and diversifying by gentle means the streams of commerce but forcing
nothing ; establishing with powers so disposed - in order to give to trade a stable
course , to define the rights of our merchants , and to enable the government to ...
With me , a predominant motive has been to endeavor to gain time to our country
to settle and mature its yet recent institutions and to progress without interruption
to that degree of strength and consistency which is necessary to give it ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A MemoirNutzerbericht - Kirkus
In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Vollständige Rezension lesen