The Oxford English Prize Essays: A New Edition Brought Down to the Present Time, Volume 2

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D.A. Talboys, 1830
 

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Page 324 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God ; her voice the harmony of the world. All things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power.
Page 308 - Which after held the Sun and Moon in fee. But this is got by casting pearl to hogs, That bawl for freedom in their senseless mood, And still revolt when Truth would set them free. Licence they mean when they cry Liberty...
Page 268 - Quid enim opus est longis in senatu sententiis, cum optimi cito consentiant ? Quid multis apud populum contionibus, cum de re publica non imperiti et multi deliberent, sed sapientissimus et unus...
Page 300 - ... nee erit alia lex Romae, alia Athenis, alia nunc, alia posthac, sed et omnes gentes et omni tempore una lex et sempiterna et immutabilis continebit, unusque erit communis quasi magister et imperator omnium deus, ille legis huius inventor, disceptator, lator; cui qui non parebit, ipse se fugiet ac naturam hominis aspernatus hoc ipso luet maximas poenas, etiamsi cetera supplicia, quae putantur, effugerit...
Page 135 - I saw young Harry, with his beaver on, His cuisses on his thighs, gallantly arm'd, Rise from the ground like feather'd Mercury, And vaulted with such ease into his seat As if an angel dropp'd down from the clouds, To turn and wind a fiery Pegasus, And witch the world with noble horsemanship.
Page 300 - Athenis, alia nunc, alia posthac, sed et omnes gentes et omni tempore " una lex et sempiterna et immutabilis continebit unusque erit communis quasi " magister et imperator omnium deus: ille legis hujus inventor, disceptator, lator, cui " qui non parebit, ipse se fugiet ac naturam hominis aspernatus hoc ipso luet maximas " poenas, etiam si caetera supplicia quae putantur, effugerit.
Page 309 - Cum in theatro imperiti homines, rerum omnium rudes ignarique, consederant, tum bella inutilia suscipiebant, tum seditiosos homines rei publicae praeficiebant, tum optime meritos cives e civitate eiciebant.
Page 308 - Railed at Latona's twin-born progeny, Which after held the sun and moon in fee. But this is got by casting pearl to hogs, That bawl for freedom in their senseless mood, And still revolt when truth would set them free.
Page 57 - Mammon led them on, Mammon, the least erected spirit that fell From Heav'n, for ev'n in Heav'n his looks and thoughts Were always downward bent, admiring more The riches of Heav'n's pavement, trodden gold, Than aught divine, or holy else enjoy'd In vision beatific...
Page 292 - But then, on the other hand, that constitution or frame of government, that system of laws, is alone calculated to maintain civil liberty, which leaves the subject entire master of his own conduct, except in those points wherein the public good requires some direction or restraint.

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