Addresses on Historical and Literary Subjects

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Page 188 - Veggio in Alagna entrar lo fiordaliso , E nel Vicario suo Cristo esser catto. Veggiolo un' altra volta esser deriso : Veggio rinnovellar l'aceto e '1 fele , E tra vivi ladroni essere anciso.
Page 274 - Perhaps the time is already come when it ought to be, and will be, something else; when the sluggard intellect of this continent will look from under its iron lids, and fill the postponed expectation of the world with something better than the exertions of mechanical skill. Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close. The millions that around us are rushing into life cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests.
Page 66 - ... the principle of liberty of conscience and the repudiation of religious coercion. It must be clearly understood how great the gulf is which divides the holders of this principle from those who reject it, both in faith and morals. He who is convinced that right and duty require him to coerce other people into a life of falsehood . . . belongs to an essentially different religion from one who recognizes in the inviolability of conscience a human right guaranteed by religion itself...
Page 233 - Videte enim ne et hoc ad inreligiositatis elogium concurrat, adimere libertatem religionis et interdicere optionem divinitatis, ut non liceat mihi colere quem velim, sed cogar colere quem nolim. Nemo se ab invito coli volet, ne homo quidem.
Page 27 - A large proportion of the professors (thirty-two in number) are appointed by the corporation of the city, and others are appointed by the Crown. The term of study requisite to admission to the examinations for degrees is four...
Page 65 - Islam, contained the germs of a distinct religion—the principle of liberty of conscience, and the repudiation of religious coercion. It must be clearly understood how great the gulf is which divides the holders of this principle from those who reject it, both in faith and morals. He who is convinced...
Page 261 - — a passionate thrill was sent through that generation and the next. Thirteen years after the portentous document was launched at Philadelphia in 1776, the revolutionists in Paris tried their hands. The French Revolution came. Of no event in history are estimates so various. Some explain it as the upheaval of the Celtic sub-soil out of the Roman stratum which formed the overlying arable land, representing wealth, intelligence, energy.
Page 219 - Avhile the Templar was threatened with death for obstinacy, and was promised immunity as a reward for confession. If we accept the evidence against the Templar we cannot reject it in the case of the witch. As the testimony thus has no intrinsic weight, the only scientific method of analyzing the affair is to sift the whole mass of confessions, and determine their credibility according to the internal evidence which they afford of being credible or otherwise.
Page 145 - Karolus serenissimus augustus a Deo coronatus magnus pacificus imperator Romanum gubernans imperium, qui et per misericordiam Dei rex Francorum et Langobardorum, Garibaldo episcopo in Domino salutem.
Page 188 - Perche men paia il mal futuro e il fatto, 85 veggio in Alagna entrar lo fiordaliso, e nel vicario suo Cristo esser catto. Veggiolo un' altra volta esser deriso ; U veggio rinnovellar 1' aceto e il fele, e tra vivi ladroni esser anciso.

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