Hungary and Its Revolutions from the Earliest Period to the Nineteenth Century: With a Memoir of Louis Kossuth

H. G. Bohn, 1854 - 556 Seiten

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Seite 207 - Surely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator; and if time of course alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?
Seite 400 - He sends the poor exiles 2,O00Z. from his own purse ; appoints a Day of Humiliation and a general Collection over England for that object ; — has, in short, decided that he will bring help to these poor men ; that England and he will see them helped and righted. How Envoys were sent; how blind Milton wrote Letters to all Protestant States, calling on them for co-operation ; how the French Cardinal was shy to meddle, and yet had to meddle, and compel the Duke of Savoy, much astonished at the business,...
Seite 482 - This is a great way off, in the extremest parts of the "world ; 1 what is that to us ? ' — If it be nothing to you, let it be nothing to you ! I have told you it is somewhat to you. It concerns all your religions, and all the good interests of England.
Seite 19 - Troops continued to pour in from adjacent and distant posts ; and, as the few soldiers with the king refused to fire on those surrounding the palace, the people, though pitying the king, did not take up arms in his...
Seite 177 - The third estate of men," says Beaumanoir, in the passage above quoted, " is that of such as are not free ; and these are not all of one condition, for some are so subject to their lord that he may take all they have, alive or dead, and imprison them, whenever he pleases, being accountable to none but God ; while others are treated more gently, from whom the lord can take nothing but customary payments, though at their death all they have escheats to him.
Seite 47 - Saint, having suffered great detriment and curtailment by the violence of sundry kings, who were impelled by their own evil propensities, and by the advice of certain malicious persons, and partly by the cravings of their own insatiable cupidity, the nobles of the country had preferred frequent petitions for the confirmation of the Constitution of these realms, to such an extent that, in utter contempt of his (the king's) royal authority, violent discussions and accusations had arisen.
Seite 341 - It cannot, indeed, have come into the mind of the legislator to transform our tribunals into academies, and to confide to our judges the duty of deciding that this is art and that that is not. Are such powers granted to our judges in the matters of drawing, of painting, and of sculpture; that is, in...
Seite 482 - And' it is the daily complaint which comes over to us, — new reiterations of which we have but received within these two or three days, being conveyed by some godly Ministers of the City, That the Protestants are tossed out of Poland into the Empire; and out thence whither they can fly to get their bread; and are ready to perish for want of food. And what think you of the other side of Europe, Italy to wit, — if I may call it the other side of Europe, as I think I may, — 'Italy...
Seite 512 - ... Institute, expressed his thanks to the citizens of Baltimore. He reached Washington on the thirtieth of December, where a committee consisting of Senators Seward, Cass, and Shields, had been appointed to officially welcome him to the nation's capital. The secretary of state, Daniel Webster, was among the first to visit Kossuth, and to mark his respect for him. When asked, a few days later, what he thought of the Hungarian exile, he replied : " He has the manners of a king — his is a royal nature.
Seite 137 - I send you this horse, worthy of being mounted by none but the most zealous of my faithful subjects; receive at the same time this sword to defend me against my enemies, and this ring as a mark of my affection for you.

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