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The English Writers of Tragedy are possessed with a Notion, that when they represent a virtuous or innocent Person in Distress, th ...
A classical education, or at any rate a very extensive
acquaintance with English literature, ancient and modern, appears
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There's no nation under the sun can beat the English for ill-politeness: for my part, I hate the very sight of them; and so I shal ...
And now behold the goddess seated on her throne ... receiving the adulation of her worshipper.... An adulation, which translated i ...
A nation is not a person, but it manifests certain personal traits, especially since it is a more organic phenomenon than a state. ...
French rhetorical models are too narrow for the English tradition. Most pernicious of French imports is the notion that there is n ...
Often the words "authority" and "power" are used interchangeably. We do so when we call government officials "the authorities." Bu ...
The apparent rulers of the English nation are like the imposing personages of a splendid procession: it is by them the mob are inf ...
Royalty is a government in which the attention of the nation is concentrated on one person doing interesting actions. A Republic i ...
Even the most incompetent English actor, coming on the stage briefly to announce the presence below of Lord and Lady Ditherege, gi ...
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