The Life and Letters of Edward A. Freeman, D.C.L., LL. D.

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Macmillan and Company, 1895
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Side 136 - Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand...
Side 106 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Side 288 - Moreover, the number and hardness of the Rules called the Pie, and the manifold changings of the Service, was the cause, that to turn the Book only was so hard and intricate a matter, that many times there was more business to find out what should be read, than to read it when it was found out.
Side 147 - I was the other day at the Bear-garden, in hopes to have seen your short face ; but not being so fortunate, I must tell you by way of letter, that there is a mystery among the gladiators which has escaped your spectatorial penetration. For, being in a box at an ale-house near that renowned seat of honour above mentioned, I overheard two masters of the science agreeing to quarrel on the next opportunity.
Side 242 - This would be a grand land if only every Irishman would kill a negro, and be hanged for it.
Side 147 - Are you a passionate man?" " No, provided you cut no more nor no deeper than we "agree." I thought it my duty to acquaint you with this, that the people may not pay their money for fighting, and be cheated. Your humble servant, SCABBARD RUSTY.
Side 450 - There is but one stage more. This stage is turbulent and troublesome; it is a short one. But you may consider, it will soon carry you a very great way. It will carry you from Earth to Heaven. And there you shall find a great deal of cordial joy and comfort. King: I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown; where no disturbance can be, no disturbance in the world.
Side 101 - ... it was a people in beggary ; it was a nation which stretched out its hands for food. For months together these creatures of sufferance, whose very excess and luxury in their most plenteous days had fallen short of the allowance of our austerest fasts, silent, patient, resigned, without sedition or disturbance, almost without complaint, perished by...
Side 123 - Britain ; and that those interests are deeply engaged in preventing the disruption of the Turkish Empire is a conviction which I share in common with the most eminent statesmen who have directed our foreign policy, but whicff- appears now to be abandoned by shallow politicians, or persons who have allowed their feelings of revolted humanity to make them forget the capital interests involved in the question.
Side 113 - Let duty come first and interest second, and perish the interests of England, perish our dominion in India, rather than that we should strike one blow or speak one word on behalf of the wrong against the right.

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