Patriotism and Science: Some Studies in Historic Psychology

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Roberts Brothers, 1893 - 164 Seiten

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Seite 105 - All Protestantism, even the most cold and passive, is a sort of dissent. But the religion most prevalent in our northern colonies is a refinement on the principle of resistance ; it is the dissidence of dissent, and the Protestantism of the Protestant religion.
Seite 164 - Lessing's Laocoon : an Essay upon the Limits of Painting and Poetry, with remarks illustrative of various points in the History of Ancient Art. By GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM LESSING.
Seite 51 - ... l'homme peut donc et doit tout tenter, il ne lui faut que du temps pour tout savoir. Il...
Seite 39 - I received the idea of a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity administered with regard to equal rights and equal freedom of speech, and the idea of a kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the governed...
Seite 101 - Yet, stranger, weep not ! for though premature his death, his life was glorious, enrolling him with the names of those immortal Statesmen and Commanders whose wisdom and intrepidity, in the course of this comprehensive and successful war, have extended the commerce, enlarged the dominion, and upheld the majesty of these kingdoms, beyond the idea of any former age.
Seite 76 - All politeness is owing to liberty. We polish one another, and rub off our corners and rough sides by a sort of amicable collision.
Seite 164 - ... and of philosophy ; being limited, strictly speaking, to the exhibition of ideal actions. These views, in which Lessing differed widely from Klopstock, who made moral beauty, and also from Wieland, who considered nature and truth, as the great aim of poetry, but in which he agreed with Aristotle, and was closely followed in their aesthetical theories by Goethe, Schiller- and Humboldt, were enforced with great argumentative power, extraordinary purity and correctness of taste, and with rich and...
Seite 51 - ... avare ou trop mystérieuse, et se féliciter de ce qu'à mesure qu'il lève une partie de son voile , elle lui laisse entrevoir une immensité d'autres objets tous dignes de ses recherches. Car ce que nous...
Seite 147 - Quand la mer Rouge apparut. C'est un coup que l'on reçoit Avant qu'on s'en doute; A peine on s'en aperçoit, Car on n'y voit goutte. Un certain ressort caché, Tout à coup étant lâché, Fait tomber, ber, ber, Fait sauter, ter, ter, Fait tomber, Fait sauter, Fait voler la tête; C'est bien plus honnête.

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