Dr. John Fothergill and his friends

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Macmillan and Company, Limited, 1919 - 434 pages
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Page 322 - ... for democracy, for the right of those who submit to authority to have a voice in their own governments, for the rights and liberties of small nations, for a universal dominion of right by such a concert of free peoples as shall bring peace and safety to all nations and make the world itself at last free.
Page 268 - I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best government. God keep us from both"!
Page 314 - ... take the most effectual measures to enforce due obedience to the laws and authority of the supreme Legislature.
Page 277 - Wasse; there we lay a foundation for after ages to understand their liberty as men and christians, that they may not be brought in bondage, but by their own consent; for we put the power in the people...
Page 51 - ... is the reason why the cure of many diseases is unknown to the physicians of Hellas, because they are ignorant of the whole, which ought to be studied also; for the part can never be well unless the whole is well.
Page 324 - The setting up and putting down kings and governments is God's peculiar prerogative for causes best known to himself, and that it is not our business to have any hand or contrivance therein; nor to be...
Page 277 - I choose to solve the controversy with this small distinction, and it belongs to all three: any government is free to the people under it (whatever be the frame) where the laws rule and the people are a party to those laws, and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.
Page 207 - Europe, not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts: but to dive into the depths of dungeons: to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain; to take the...
Page 122 - Gumming, physician and antiquary, 1788. He was -placed in the churchyard, rather than in the church, at his own desire, " lest he who studied whilst living to promote the health of his fellow-citizens should prove detrimental to it when dead.
Page 118 - Taygeta ! o, qui me gelidis in vallibus Haemi Sistat, et ingenti ramorum protegat umbra...

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