Hungary and its revolutions, with a memoir of L. Kossuth


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Seite 215 - 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 viii - Kossuth in New England : a full Account of the Hungarian Governor's Visit to Massachusetts. With his Speeches, and the Addresses that were made to him, carefully revised and corrected.
Seite 427 - Lorraine-Habsburg, as perjured in the sight of God and man, has forfeited its right to the Hungarian throne. At the same time, we feel ourselves bound in duty to make known the motives and reasons which have impelled us to this decision', that the...
Seite 427 - Austria upon its throne, in accordance with stipulations made on both sides, and ratified by treaty. These three hundred years have been, for the country, a period of uninterrupted suffering. The Creator has blessed this country with all the elements of wealth and happiness. Its area of 100,000 square miles presents in varied profusion innumerable sources of prosperity.
Seite 427 - ... of civilization in Eastern Europe, and the guardian of that civilization when attacked. Never was a more grateful task appointed to a reigning dynasty by the dispensation of Providence than that which devolved upon the house of Lorraine-Habsburg.
Seite 429 - Hungarian nation will be received by them amongst the free and independent nations of the world, with the same friendship and free acknowledgment of its rights which the Hungarians proffer to other countries. We also hereby proclaim and make known to all the inhabitants of the united states of Hungary and Transylvania...
Seite 480 - I make him responsible to God, the nation, and to history — that, according to the best of his ability, he will use this supreme power for the salvation of the national and political independence of our poor country and of its future.
Seite 344 - How came tough old Coke upon Lyttleton, one of the toughest men ever made, to melt into tears like a girl, and sit down unable to speak ? The modern honourable gentleman cannot tell. Let him consider it, and try if he can tell ! And then, putting off his Shot-belt, and striving to .put on some Bible-doctrine, some earnest God's Truth or other, — try if he can discover why he cannot tell! — The Remonstrance against Buckingham was perfected ; the hounds having got all upon the scent. Buckingham...
Seite 481 - I intend to do, be it by means of arms or by negotiations. I intend to do all in my power to lessen the painful sacrifice of life and treasure, and to put a stop to persecution, cruelty, and murder. " Citizens ! the events of our time are astounding, and the blows of fate overwhelming!

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