The American Commonwealth, Količina 3

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Macmillan and Company, 1888

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Stran 237 - The presence of foreigners ineligible to become citizens of the United States is declared to be dangerous to the well-being of the State, and the Legislature shall discourage their immigration by all the means within its power.
Stran 441 - To prohibit sectarian instruction, but to have taught in the University the immortality of the soul, the existence of an all-wise and benevolent Creator, and that obedience to His laws is the highest duty of man.
Stran 131 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Stran 141 - Israel to rouse the people out of their self-complacency, to refresh their moral ideals, to remind them that the life is more than meat, and the body more than raiment, and that to whom much is given of them shall much also be required.
Stran 12 - England — of that great compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs, which is called public opinion...
Stran 524 - Nor public flame, nor private dares to shine; Nor human spark is left, nor glimpse divine Lo, thy dread empire, Chaos ! is restored; Light dies before thy uncreating word : Thy hand, great Anarch, lets the curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all.
Stran 641 - America, in her swift onward progress, sees, looming on the horizon and now no longer distant, a time of mists and shadows, wherein dangers may lie concealed whose form and magnitude she can scarcely yet conjecture.
Stran 466 - Considering that the absence of State interference in matters of religion is one of the most striking differences between all the European countries on the one hand, and the United States on the other, the European reader may naturally expect some further remarks on the practical results of this divergence. "There are...
Stran 541 - I repeat that, if a talent is to be speedily and happily developed, the great point is that a great deal of intellect and sound culture should be current in a nation. " We admire the tragedies of the ancient Greeks ; but, to take -a correct view of the case, we ought rather to admire the period and the nation in which their production was possible than the individual authors ; for though these pieces differ a little from...
Stran 615 - For the West is the most American part of America; that is to say, the part where those features which distinguish America from Europe come out in the strongest relief.

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