An Essay on Public Happiness: Investigating the State of Human Nature, Under Each of Its Particular Appearances, Through the Several Periods of History, to the Present Times, Volym 1
T. Cadell, 1774
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An Essay on Public Happiness: Investigating the State of Human ..., Volym 2
François Jean marquis de Chastellux
Obegränsad förhandsgranskning - 1774
advantage againſt ages alſo amongſt ancient appear army attack attention barbarous battle became becauſe become called cauſes Chriſtians circumſtances citizens Conſtantine emperor empire enemies enjoyed equally eſtabliſhed examine exiſted fact faith firſt follow force fortune frequently give Greece Greeks hand hath himſelf hiſtory human hundred idea ignorant imagined individuals inſtance inſtead Italy kind kings known labour laſt laws leaſt length leſs liberty mankind manners matter means ment moſt muſt nature neceſſary never object obſerved once opinion origin particular perceive period philoſophers political preſent prince principles prove reaſon received reign relation religion remained remarks rendered republic Romans Rome ſame ſeems ſeveral ſhall ſhould ſome ſpirit ſtate ſtill ſubject ſuch ſuppoſe taken themſelves theſe thing thoſe thouſand tion turn whilſt whole whoſe
Sida 311 - And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews : to them that are under the law...
Sida 123 - It is that all the governments of antiquity, except the great antient monarchies, the origin of which we are ignorant of, owe their birth to a town, to a city.
Sida 418 - It is eafy to conceive that in the midft of fo much luxury, and effeminacy, the public morals were daily degenerating. Petronius and Lucian have made us...
Sida 418 - ... of the events of war, as they were of the events of the Circus ; with this difference only, that in thefe laft events, they feemed to feel themfelves more intereded. Even the emperors had, during a long time, accultomed them to this luxurious effeminacy.
Sida 420 - ... and if, after a full hearing, and on mature reflection, this point be carried in the affirmative, then the great adepts in all the laws of public games, who never fail to mount guard at the houfes of the charioteers belonging to the Circus, or perfons the molt inllrufted in the fcience nnd ihe tricks of play, are the only flrangers deilined to be admitted.
Sida 423 - Ho\v delicate thefe men are ! and yet, if you invite them to a feaft, or offer them money, they will run for you, even to Spoletum. Such are the manners of the nobility: as to the common people, they generally fpend the night in drinking houfes, or even in the theatres, under thofe booths, the invention...
Sida 419 - ... at. Who is he? and, whence comes he? would be circulated in ill-bred whifpers round the room. At length, however, you will attain to the honour of being known, and admitted on a familiar footing ; but yet, if, after three years of...
Sida 419 - Rome, to be introduced, as a reputable foreigner, to an opulent, or in other words, a very oltenta.tious man, your firft reception would be accompanied with every mark of politenefs ; after having been overpowered by queftions, to which it will be the moft frequently neceflary to anfwer, by relating fome extravagant...