We ought then in reason, as has been already said, to account for the changes which arise in a monarchy from the same causes which produce them in other states: for, through injustice received, fear, and contempt, many of those who are under a monarchical government conspire against
it; but of all species of injustice, injurious contempt has most influence on them for that purpose: sometimes it is owing to their being deprived of their private fortunes.
His original reasons I know not; but his hatred is increased since your great success against
Blefuscu, by which his glory as admiral is much obscured.
In order to arouse sympathy, the aristocracy were obliged to lose sight, apparently, of their own interests, and to formulate their indictment against
the bourgeoisie in the interest of the exploited working class alone.
At last he heard a sudden rush of unshod soles across the empty blackness, and at a little distance a scuffling sound, heavy breathing, and once what he thought the muttered imprecation of a man battling against
Independent of all other reasonings upon the subject, it is a full answer to those who require a more peremptory provision against
military establishments in time of peace, to say that the whole power of the proposed government is to be in the hands of the representatives of the people.
As it can give no umbrage to the writers against
the plan of the federal Constitution, let us suppose, that as they are the most zealous, so they are also the most sagacious, of those who think the late convention were unequal to the task assigned them, and that a wiser and better plan might and ought to be substituted.
Grewgious should now know likewise--that I took a great prepossession against
Everything, it said, was against
the travellers, every obstacle imposed alike by man and by nature.
Because this is to be asserted in general of men, that they are ungrateful, fickle, false, cowardly, covetous, and as long as you succeed they are yours entirely; they will offer you their blood, property, life, and children, as is said above, when the need is far distant; but when it approaches they turn against
This supposition so well reconciled his conduct to the general opinion, that it met with universal assent; and the outcry against
his lenity soon began to take another turn, and was changed into an invective against
his cruelty to the poor girl.
But the safety of the people of America against
dangers from FOREIGN force depends not only on their forbearing to give JUST causes of war to other nations, but also on their placing and continuing themselves in such a situation as not to INVITE hostility or insult; for it need not be observed that there are PRETENDED as well as just causes of war.
Having inspected the country opposite the Shevardino Redoubt, Napoleon pondered a little in silence and then indicated the spots where two batteries should be set up by the morrow to act against
the Russian entrenchments, and the places where, in line with them, the field artillery should be placed.