Cassell's illustrated universal history, Volume 4

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Cassell & Company, 1885
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Page 557 - The occasion has been judged proper for asserting, as a principle in which the rights and interests of the United States are involved, that the American continents, by the free and independent condition which they have assumed and maintained, are henceforth not to be considered as subjects for future colonization by any European powers...
Page 240 - Hindustan is a country that has few pleasures to recommend it. * The people are not handsome. They have no idea of the charms of friendly society, of frankly mixing together, or of familiar intercourse. They have no genius, no comprehension of mind, no politeness of manner, no kindness or fellow-feeling, no ingenuity or mechanical invention in planning or executing their handicraft works, no skill or knowledge in design or architecture ; they have no good horses, no good flesh, no grapes or musk-melons...
Page 236 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 366 - ... the United Colonies of New England. 2. The said United Colonies for themselves and their posterities do jointly and severally hereby enter into a firm and perpetual league of friendship and amity for offence and defence, mutual advice and succor upon all just occasions both for preserving and propagating the truth and liberties of the Gospel and for their own mutual safety and welfare.
Page 283 - Parliament ; and that in the handling and proceeding of those businesses every member of the House hath, and of right ought to have, Freedom of Speech, to propound, treat, reason and bring to conclusion the same...
Page 61 - ... and as far as the keys of the holy church extend, I remit to you all punishment which you deserve in purgatory on their account ; and I restore you to the holy sacraments of the church, to the unity of the faithful, and to that innocence and purity which you possessed at baptism , so that, when you die, the gates of punishment shall be shut, and the gates of the paradise of delight shall be opened . and if you shall not die at present, this grace shall remain in full force when you are at the...
Page 61 - ... sins, transgressions, and excesses, how enormous soever they may be ; even from such as are reserved for the cognizance of the holy see ; and as far as the...
Page 417 - ... of every honest man, I enter with cheerfulness into this arduous situation, and shall make it the business of my life to promote in every thing the glory and happiness of these kingdoms, to preserve and strengthen...
Page 308 - You must be convinced that kings are absolute lords, and have the full and entire disposal of all property, whether in the possession of the clergy or of laymen, and may use it at all times as wise economists.
Page 242 - Dharians, which denies the eternity of matter, or of that which ascribes the existence of the world to chance, they all equally enjoyed his countenance and favour ; insomuch that his people, in gratitude for the indiscriminate protection which he afforded them, distinguished him by the appellation of Juggot Grow, Guardian of Mankind.

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