Broad Views: A Monthly Periodical Dealing with All Subjects of General Interest, Without Regard to Conventional Habits of Thought, Volume 1

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K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1904
 

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Page 308 - And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou Simon Barjona, for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven...
Page 413 - President be, and is hereby, requested to invite, from time to time, as fit occasions may arise, negotiations with any government with which the United States has or may have diplomatic relations, to the end that any differences or disputes arising between the two governments which cannot be adjusted by diplomatic agency may be referred to arbitration and be peaceably adjusted by such means (resolution not reached on calendar during session, but reintroduced and passed: Senate, February 14, 1890.
Page 332 - The usual remedies between nations, war and diplomacy, being precluded by the federal union, it is necessary that a judicial remedy should supply their place. The Supreme Court of the federation dispenses international law, and is the first great example of what is now one of the most prominent wants of civilized society, a real international tribunal.
Page 138 - It follows from all this, that the average ability of the Athenian race is, on the lowest possible estimate, very nearly two grades higher than our own ; that is, about as much as our race is above that of the African negro.
Page 138 - We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.
Page 258 - ... his mind and hand went together; and what he thought, he uttered with that easiness, that we have scarce received from him a blot in his papers.
Page 393 - oldest fisherman" on the coast could not remember "such a summer season." One satisfaction only Lord Howard found, and that a great one. Hawkins at least had done his share of the work right excellently. The English ships were "in royal and perfect estate, feeling the seas no more than if they had been riding at Chatham.
Page 557 - If a man has put a spell upon a man, and has not justified himself, he upon whom the spell is laid shall go to the holy river, he shall plunge into the holy river, and if the holy river overcome him, he who wove the spell upon him shall take to himself his house. If the holy river makes that man to be innocent, and has saved him, he who laid the spell upon him shall be put to death.
Page 139 - O Nature: from thee are all things, in thee are all things, to thee all things return. The poet says, Dear City of Cecrops; and wilt thou not say, Dear City of Zeus?
Page 8 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.

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