The Democratic Age: Statesmanship, Science, Art, Literature, and Progress, Nide 1,Numerot 1–4

Charles Edwards Lester
Hale, Valentine & Company, 1858

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Sivu 197 - Westward the course of empire takes its way, The four first acts already past, A fifth shall close the drama with the day : Time's noblest offspring is the last.
Sivu 52 - But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
Sivu 215 - No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, unless by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.
Sivu 52 - But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet ; and when thou hast shut the door, pray to thy Father which is in secret ; and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.
Sivu 52 - And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Sivu 184 - She who with seven heads tower'd at her birth, And from ten horns her proof of glory drew, Long as her spouse in virtue took delight. Of gold and silver ye have made your god, Differing wherein from the idolater, But that he worships one, a hundred ye? Ah, Constantine ! 10 to how much ill gave birth, Not thy conversion, but that plenteous dower, Which the first wealthy Father gain'd from thee.
Sivu 302 - After this, it may seem ridiculous to say that we are acquainted with few writings which exhibit so much elevation of sentiment, so pure and warm a zeal for the public good, or so just a view of the duties and rights of citizens, as those of Machiavelli.
Sivu 177 - Out of his surname they have coined an epithet for a knave — and out of his Christian name a synonym for the Devil.
Sivu 48 - Like some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale and midway leaves the storm : Though round its base the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head.
Sivu 197 - ... service to the cause of letters, having been fruitful of writers of books, as well as of living contributions to the ranks of every learned profession. Thirty years later, we find the good Bishop Berkeley pausing from the lofty speculations which absorbed him, to send over to Yale College what was called "the finest collection of books that ever came together at one time into America.

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