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" How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure. "
The Original - Seite 328
von Thomas Walker - 1835
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Why America Needs Religion: Secular Modernity and Its Discontents

Guenter Lewy - 1996 - 160 Seiten
...irresponsibility."51 Today, as in the eighteenth century, the insight of Dr. Samuel Johnson remains valid: How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cure. Not only have government-run social programs been largely ineffective in the struggle against...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...kind pass by. 4192 The Traveller Laws grind the poor, and rich men rule the law. 4193 The Traveller ce to God above. SPETTIGUEDoug 11020 Husbands don't 4194 The Vicar ofWakefield I was ever of opinlon, that the honest man who married and brought up a...
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Samuel Johnson

Lawrence Lipking - 2000 - 384 Seiten
...forever. 233 Journeying Westward: Political Writings; A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure. IN FEBRUARY 1767, during the famous conversation between George III and the monarch of letters, "His...
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On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics

Stephen E. Lammers, Allen Verhey - 1998 - 1004 Seiten
...second, the equally important territorial limits of the state. As Samuel Johnson put the latter limits: How small of all that human hearts endure. That part which laws or kings can cause or cure.8 The state must both protect citizens against the marketplace but also, through its own self-restraint,...
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Impeachment Inquiry: William Jefferson Clinton, President of the United ...

United States, United States Government Printing Office, United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary - 1999 - 745 Seiten
...what Congress considers constitutional conduct. XII EPILOGUE Oliver Goldsmith noted some time ago: "How small, of all that human hearts endure, that part which laws or kings can cause or cure." 4 " However, recent events have demonstrated how disproportionate is the harm to the political fabric...
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Samuel Johnson and the Culture of Property

Kevin Hart - 1999 - 244 Seiten
...daily life. In the words of the couplet he contributed to Oliver Goldsmith's poem 'The Traveller': 'How small of all that human hearts endure, /That part which laws or kings can cause or cure'.22 It would be a mistake to read these lines as electing private over public space, an inner...
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Unacknowledged Legislation: Writers in the Public Sphere

Christopher Hitchens - 2002 - 430 Seiten
...Samuel Johnson, phrased it most prettily in the lines he added to Goldsmith's poem 'The Travellers': How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part...can cause or cure! Still to ourselves in every place consigned Our own felicity we make or find. (Of course, if the human timber can only grow crooked,...
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Philosophy and political economy in some of their historical relations ...

2000 - 424 Seiten
...(Epicurean), 187 (Sceptic). 1 Kid.. 188, 189. 1 Cf. Johnson's lines in Goldsmith's Traveller, 1764: How small of all that human hearts endure, That part...can cause or cure Still to ourselves in every place consigned, Our own felicity we make or find." « Cf. Hume, Essays, II. 268. 10 depend less on our control...
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The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume

Adam Potkay - 2000 - 241 Seiten
...benevolence; as Johnson wrote in his concluding lines to Oliver Goldsmith's poem, "The Traveller", "How small, of all that human hearts endure, / That part which laws or kings can cause or cure" (lines 429-30) . The true ironic twist of the last chapter, however, lies in the quiet change of heart...
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Favourite Prayers: Chosen by People from All Walks of Life

Deborah Cassidi - 2002 - 192 Seiten
...From the Shremad Bhagwat Puran (¥.18.9) Dame Barbara Shenfield, former Chairman of the WRVS 0 Lord, 'How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which laws or kings can cause or cure!' 1 put my trust in Thee. From The Traveller by Oliver Goldsmith (1728-74) Giles Shepard, manager of...
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