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... amidst appearances sometimes dubious , vicissitudes of fortune often
discouraging , in situations in which not unfrequently want of success has
countenanced the spirit of criticism , the constancy of your support was the
essential prop of the ...
The nation , prompted by ill will and resentment , sometimes impels to war the
government , contrary to the best calculations of policy . The government
sometimes participates in the national propensity and adopts through passion
what reason ...
The peace often , sometimes perhaps the liberty , of nations has been the victim .
So likewise , a passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a
variety of evils . Sympathy for the favorite nation , facilitating the illusion of an ...
try without odium , sometimes even with popularity , gilding with the appearances
of a virtuous sense of obligation , a commendable deference for public opinion ,
or a laudable zeal for public good , the base or foolish compliances of ambition ...
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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