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ABBÉ Adieu Alexander alluding Apophthegmata asked Attributed battle BENJAMIN DISRAELI Earl bien Biog Bishop c'est Caesar CARDINAL CARDINAL MAZARIN Chamber of Deputies Charles comte death Dict Dieu Diogenes Laertius Duke Dying words Earl of Beaconsfield EDMUND BURKE Emperor Engl England fait faut femme français France French friends George HENRI IV Henry Hist homme honour House of Commons j'ai jamais James John JULIUS CAESAR June king l'homme Last words letter Lives Lord LOUIS XIV LOUIS XVIII MARSHAL Mémoires MIRABEAU Molière Monsieur mort n'est NAPOLEON nation never Paris Père Philip Phocion phrase Plutarch President PRINCE BISMARCK Prussian qu'il Queen quoted referring Reichstag reply saying sire soldiers speech Thomas thou tout uttered Voltaire W. E. GLADSTONE WELLINGTON 1769 WILLIAM ἂν γὰρ δὲ καὶ μὲν μὴ οὐ οὐκ τὴν τὸ τοὺς τῶν
Page 62 - The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement...
Page 27 - I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman ; but I have the heart and stomach of a King, and of a King of England too...
Page 7 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 135 - Quand le gouvernement viole les droits du peuple, l'insurrection est pour le peuple et pour chaque portion du peuple le plus sacré des droits et le plus indispensable des devoirs.
Page 169 - And thou, too, whosoe'er thou art, That readest this brief psalm, As one by one thy hopes depart, Be resolute and calm. O fear not in a world like this, And thou shalt know ere long, Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong.
Page 188 - Trust me, Clara Vere de Vere, From yon blue heavens above us bent, The gardener Adam and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts arc more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Page 95 - I knew a very wise man so much of Sir Christopher's sentiment, that he believed if a man were permitted to make all the ballads, he need not care who should make the laws of a nation.
Page 20 - What is the question now placed before society with a glib assurance the most astounding ? The question is this — Is man an ape or an angel ? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels.