Labour and Luxury: A Reply to "Merrie England"

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W. Scott, 1895 - 191 pagine
 

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Pagina 31 - Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made; II But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.
Pagina 98 - There is a limit to the legitimate interference of collective opinion with individual independence : and to find that limit, and maintain it against encroachment, is as indispensable to a good condition of human affairs, as protection against political despotism.
Pagina 189 - MALORY'S ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND THE Quest of the Holy Grail. Edited by Ernest Rhys. 2 THOREAU'S WALDEN. WITH INTRODUCTORY NOTE by Will H. Dircks. 3 THOREAU'S "WEEK.
Pagina 1 - Not the violent conflict between parts of the truth, but the quiet suppression of half of it, is the formidable evil : there is always hope when people are forced to listen to both sides ; it is when they attend only to one that errors harden into prejudices, and truth itself ceases to have the effect of truth, by being exaggerated into falsehood.
Pagina 190 - LIFE OF GOLDSMITH. By AUSTIN DOBSON. LIFE OF SCOTT. By Professor YONGE. LIFE OF BURNS. By Professor BLACKIE. LIFE OF VICTOR HUGO. By FRANK T. MARZIALS. LIFE OF EMERSON. By RICHARD GARNETT, LL.D. LIFE OF GOETHE. By JAMES SIME. LIFE OF CONGREVE. By EDMUND GOSSE. LIFE OF BUNYAN. By Canon VENABLES. LIFE OF CRABBE. By TE KEBBEL.
Pagina 160 - A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that Fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
Pagina 32 - The right to property being inviolable and sacred, no one ought to be deprived of it, except in cases of evident public necessity, legally ascertained, and on condition of a previous just indemnity.

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