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6 Après des siècles d'esclavage, Le Belge sortant du tombeau, A reconquis parson courage, Son nom, ses droits et son drapeau, Etta main souveraine et fière, Peuple désormais indompté, Grava sur ta vieille bannière Le Roi, la loi, la liberté. The }. of slavery are past, The Belgian rejoices once more; Courage restores to him at last The rights he held of yore. Strong and firm his grasp will beKeeping the ancient flag unfurled To fling its message on the watchful world: For king, for right, for liberty. Louis DECHEz—La Brabançonne. Belgian National Anthem. Written during the Revolution of 1830. Music by François van Campenhout. Trans. by RENCE ATTENBOROUGH.
or to disbelieve: it is his own indefeasible light, that judgment of his; he will reign and believe thereby the grace of God alone! coolio and Hero Worship. Lecture IV.
11 There is no unbelief; Whoever plants a seed beneath the sod And waits to see it push away the clod, He trusts in ELIz. York CASE—Unbelief.
12 Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of
the soul; unbelief, in denying them. EMERson–Montaigme.
Credat Judaeus Apella non ego.
Better trust all and be deceived,
Than doubt one heart that, if believed,
15 O thou, whose days are yet all spring, Faith, blighted once, is past retrieving; Experience is a dumb, dead thing; e victory's in believing.
18 Nothing is so firmly believed as what we least ow. MonTAIGNE–Essays. Of Divine Ordinances. Bk. I. Ch. §.
19 Tarde quae credita ladunt credimus. We are slow to believe what if believed would hurt our feelings. OvID—Heroides. II. 9.
20 Incrédules les plus crédules. Ils croient les miracles de Vespasien, pour nepascroire ceux de Moise. The incredulous are the most credulous. They believe the miracles of Vespasian that they may not believe those of Moses. PASCAL–Pensées. II. XVII. 120.
21 And when religious sects ran mad, He held, in spite of all his learning, That if a man's belief is bad It will not be improved by burning. PRARD–Poems of Life and Manners. Pt. II. The Vicar. St. 9.