Essays, moral and political, Volumen2

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John Murray, 1832
 

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Página 379 - I do solemnly swear, that I never will exercise any privilege to which I am or may become entitled, to disturb or weaken the Protestant religion, or Protestant Government, in the United Kingdom...
Página 104 - The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool will swallow up himself. 1 3 The beginning of the words of his mouth is foolishness: and the end of his talk is mischievous madness.
Página 410 - IN elect of the Church of N. from henceforward will be faithful and obedient to St Peter the Apostle,, and to the holy Roman Church, and to our lord, the lord N. Pope N. and to his successors, canonically coming in.
Página 20 - ... with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his strength, and therefore they loved him as truly and as fervently as he loved England.
Página 331 - ... destiny of that land, that no purposes whatsoever which are meant for her good, will prosper or take good effect : which, whether it proceed from the very genius of the soil or influence of the stars, or that Almighty God hath not yet appointed the time of her reformation, or that He reserveth her in this unquiet state still, for some secret scourge, which shall by her come unto England, it is hard to be known, but yet much to be feared.
Página 391 - ... few men have done more harm than those who have been thought to be able to do least ; and there cannot be a greater error, than to believe a man, whom we see qualified with too mean parts to do good, to be therefore incapable of doing hurt. There is a supply of malice, of pride, of industry, and even of folly, in the weakest, when he sets his heart upon it, that makes a strange progress in mischief.
Página 188 - The government may exult over the repression of petty tumults; these are but the receding waves repulsed and broken for a moment on the shore, while the great tide is still rolling on and gaining ground with every breaker.
Página 295 - opinion of the Roman Catholic Prelates of Ireland, that it is inexpedient " to introduce any alteration in the canonical mode hitherto observed " in the nomination of the Irish Roman Catholic Bishops, which mode " long experience has proved to be unexceptionable, wise, and salutary.
Página 13 - In my youth, when my stock of knowledge consisted of such an acquaintance with Greek and Roman history as is acquired in the course of a regular scholastic education, when my heart was full of poetry and romance, and Lucan and Akenside were at my tongue's end...
Página 381 - I do swear that I will defend to the utmost of my power the settlement of property within this realm as established by the laws : And I do hereby disclaim, disavow and solemnly abjure any intention to subvert the present Church Establishment as settled by law within this realm...

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