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Respect for its authority , compliance with its laws , acquiescence in its measures
, are duties enjoined by the fundamental maxims of true liberty . The basis of our
political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions ...
In all the changes to which you may be invited , remember that time and habit are
at least as necessary to fix the true character of governments as of other human
institutions , that experience is the surest standard by which to test the real ...
It is substantially true that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular
government . The rule indeed extends with more or less force to every species of
free government . Who that is a sincere 10 M friend to it can look with indifference
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