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Although Washington was in no sense the father of American isolationism , since
he recognized the necessity of temporary associations for " extraordinary
emergencies , ” he did counsel against the establishment of “ permanent
alliances with ...
But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism . The
disorders and miseries which result gradually incline the minds of men to seek
security and repose in the absolute power of an individual ; and sooner or later
the chief of ...
The precedent must always greatly overbalance in permanent evil any partial or
transient benefit which the use can at any time yield . sec Of all the dispositions
and habits which lead to [ 19 ] WASHINGTON ' S FAREWELL ADDRESS.
In the execution of such a plan nothing is more essential than that permanent ,
inveterate antipathies against particular nations and passionate attachments for
others should be excluded and that in place of them just and amicable feelings ...
It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the
foreign world — so far , I mean , as we are now at liberty to do it , for let me not be
understood as capable of patronizing infidelity to existing engagements ( I hold ...
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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