Lettres philosophiques: édition critique, avec une introduction et un commentaire, Volume 11, Part 1

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É. Cornély et cie, 1915 - English literature

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Page 68 - And I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Page 96 - Tis Britain's care to watch o'er Europe's fate, And hold in balance each contending state, To threaten bold presumptuous kings with war, And answer her afflicted neighbours pray'r.
Page 176 - Locke. La seule matière philosophique que j'y traite est la petite bagatelle de l'immatérialité de l'âme, mais la chose est trop de conséquence pour la traiter sérieusement. Il a fallu l'égayer pour ne pas heurter de front nos seigneurs les théologiens, gens qui voient si clairement la spiritualité de l'âme qu'ils feraient brûler, s'ils pouvaient, les corps de ceux qui en doutent.
Page 86 - ... intemperance, and fearlessness of committing crimes, in the lower, as must, if this torrent of impiety stop not, become absolutely fatal." He further asserts that " Christianity is ridiculed and railed at with very little reserve, and the teachers of it without any at all;" and this testimony was made but one year before that which is commemorated as the epoch of Methodism.
Page 74 - Entrez dans la Bourse de Londres, cette place plus respectable que bien des cours, vous y voyez rassemblés les députés de toutes les nations pour l'utilité des hommes ; là le Juif, le mahométan et le chrétien traitent l'un avec l'autre comme s'ils étaient de la même religion, et ne donnent le nom d'infidèles qu'à ceux qui font banqueroute ; là le presbytérien se fie à l'anabaptiste, et l'anglican reçoit la promesse du quaker.
Page 17 - Je vous dirai aussi hardiment ce que je pense sur cette bagatelle que je serai timide devant VOUS sur une question importante. Je crois que, dans le discours ordinaire, le vous est nécessaire, parce qu'il est d'usage, et qu'il faut parler aux hommes le langage établi par eux ; mais, dans ces mouvements d'éloquence où l'on doit s'élever au-dessus du langage vulgaire, comme quand on parle à Dieu...
Page 165 - After such time as she thought he was perfect in his lesson, she began to cast with herself from what coast this blazing star should first appear, and at what time it must be upon the horizon of Ireland, for there had the like meteor strong influence before.
Page 55 - ... country and its produce, proposing an easy purchase of lands, and good terms of settlement for such as were inclined to remove thither. He drew up likewise, "the fundamental constitutions of Pennsylvania," in twenty-four articles ; and also, "the frame of the government of the province of Pennsylvania.
Page 54 - Is it respect to stand covered in the presence of the sovereign of the country ?' We told them, ' It was our practice in the presence of our prince, who is a great king ; and that we uncovered not our heads to any, but in our duty to Almighty God.' Upon which the graef called us Quakers, saying unto us, ' We have no need of Quakers here ; get you out of my dominions ; you shall not go to my town.
Page 55 - That all persons living in this province who confess and acknowledge the one almighty and eternal God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world...

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