The Works of Samuel Parr, Ll.D. ...: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings, and a Selection from His Correspondence,

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green., 1828

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Page 263 - With store of ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of wit or arms, while both contend To win her grace whom all commend.
Page 492 - So all the elders of Israel came to the king to Hebron ; and king David made a league with them in Hebron before the LORD : and they anointed David king over Israel.
Page 538 - The crown has so many offices at its disposal, that, when assisted by the honest and disinterested part of the house, it will always command the resolutions of the whole so far, at least, as to preserve the antient constitution from danger. We may...
Page 476 - For this is not the liberty which we can hope, that no grievance ever should arise in the commonwealth, that let no man in this world expect; but when complaints are freely heard, deeply considered, and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
Page 67 - Sapiens, sibique imperiosus ; Quem neque pauperies, neque mors, neque vincula terrent ; Responsare cupidinibus, contemnere honores, Fortis ; et in seipso totus, teres atque rotundus, Externi ne quid valeat per Iceve morari ; In quern manca ruit semper Fortuna.
Page 533 - ... freely chosen by the people from among themselves, which makes it a kind of democracy ; as this aggregate body, actuated by different springs, and attentive to different interests...
Page 665 - This power to act according to discretion, for the public good, without the prescription of the law, and sometimes even against it, is that which is called prerogative.
Page 219 - A man full of warm speculative benevolence may wish his society otherwise constituted than he finds it ; but a good patriot, and a true politician, always considers how he shall make the most of the existing materials of his country. A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
Page 492 - And Jehoiada made a covenant between the Lord and the king and the people, that they should be the Lord's people ; between the king also and the people.
Page 586 - Other forms of government are liable to it as well as that; for wherever the power that is put in any hands for the government of the people and the preservation of their properties is applied to other ends, and made use of to impoverish, harass, or subdue them to the arbitrary and irregular commands of those that have it, there it presently becomes tyranny, whether those that thus use it are one or many.

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