The Monthly magazine, Volume 15


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Page 671 - For forms of government let fools contest ; Whate'er is best administered is best : For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight ; His can't be wrong whose life is in the right...
Page 564 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work : and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind, and such other among them being poor and unable to work, and also for the putting out of such children to be apprentices, to be gathered out of the same parish...
Page 478 - Good people, you who are mowing, if you do not tell the king that the meadow you mow belongs to my Lord Marquis of Carabas, you shall be chopped as small as herbs for the pot." The king did not fail asking of the mowers to whom the meadow they were mowing belonged. " To my Lord Marquis of Carabas," answered they altogether, for the cat's threats had made them terribly afraid.
Page 564 - Part of them, shall take Order from Time to Time, by and with the Consent of Two or more...
Page 369 - There was a Power in this sweet place, An Eve in this Eden; a ruling grace Which to the flowers did they waken or dream, Was as God is to the starry scheme. A Lady, the wonder of her kind, Whose form was upborne by a lovely mind Which, dilating, had moulded her mien and motion Like a sea-flower unfolded beneath the ocean...
Page 670 - Why all this childish jealousy of the power of the crown ? -The crown has not power enough. When I say that all governments are alike, I consider that in no government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. If a sovereign oppresses his people to a great degree, they will rise and cut off his head. There is a remedy in human nature against tyranny, that will keep us safe under every form of government.
Page 564 - ... for setting to work the children of all such whose parents shall not by the said churchwardens and overseers, or the greater part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their children ; and also for setting to work all such persons, married or unmarried, having no means to maintain them, and use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...
Page 530 - Whatever object of government is confined in its operation and effects within the bounds of a particular state, should be considered as belonging to the government of that state; whatever object of government extends in its operation or effects beyond the bounds of a particular state, should be considered as belonging to the government of the United States.
Page 67 - ... neither can I know, Nor on what leader ye attend, Nor whence ye came, nor whither go. Nor what your aim or end. I know they must be holy things That from a roof so sacred shine. Where sounds the beat of angel-wings. And footsteps echo all Divine. Their mysteries I never sought. Nor harkened to what Science tells. For, oh ! in childhood I was taught, That God amidst them dwells.
Page 59 - ... both, will, while at home, prove an honest and orderly subject, and in active service, from home, a courageous and faithful soldier .... May you all, O soldiers and people, conform to these our instructions, evincing your good dispositions by your conduct and actions, each fulfilling his duty as a son and a junior, according to the example which is left you by the wise and holy men of former times.

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