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" If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches, it is this, that free nations cannot govern subject provinces. If they are unable or unwilling to admit their dependencies to share their own constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces... "
Our New Departure - Page 43
by Moorfield Storey - 1901 - 43 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 121

Edmund Burke - 1880 - 702 pages
...There is another note of warning which, as Mr. Fronde clearly shows, is sounded by the history of Rome, that " free nations cannot govern subject provinces....constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties." In tracing his hero's life, Mr. Froude has followed very much...
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Caesar; a Sketch

James Anthony Froude - 1880 - 598 pages
...strongly marked in us as our love of liberty, might lead us over the same course to the .same end. If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches,...constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties. We talk often foolishly of the necessities of things, and we...
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The Annual Register, Volume 121

Edmund Burke - 1880 - 692 pages
...There is another note of warning which, as Mr. Froude clearly shows, is sounded by the history of Rome, that " free nations cannot govern subject provinces....constitution, the- constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties." In tracing his hero's life, Mr. Froude has followed very much...
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The Annual Register, Volume 121

Edmund Burke - 1880 - 716 pages
...There is another note of warning which, as Mr. Froude clearly shows, is sounded by the history of Rome, that " free nations cannot govern subject provinces....to share their own constitution, the constitution it self will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties." In tracing his hero's life, Mr....
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The Dismal Science: A Criticism on Modern English Political Economy

William Dillon - 1882 - 278 pages
...generalisations are to be found in Mr. Froude's own historical writings. Take, for example, the following: " If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches...constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties. "J * " Short Studies" &c., vol. ip 12. t Id., p. 12. I will...
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Transactions of the Annual Meeting

South Carolina Bar Association - 1886 - 742 pages
...it is utterly impossible that a people should directly attend to it."* The historian, Froude, said : ''If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches,...pieces through mere incompetence for its duties." Or, as Lincoln more briefly taught : "Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves,...
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Caesar: A Sketch

James Anthony Froude - 1886 - 608 pages
...as strongly marked in us as our love of liberty, might lead us over the same course to the same end. If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches,...subject provinces. If they are unable or unwilling to A admit their dependencies to share their constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces...
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The Deseret Weekly, Volume 38, Issue 1

1889 - 852 pages
...DC,Feb.20, 1889. OUR CHICAGO LETTER. In the first paragraph of his book on CiBsar, Mr. Froude says: "If there be one lesson which history clearly teaches,...nations cannot govern subject provinces. If they are unwilling or unable to admit their dependencies to share their own constitution, the constitution itself...
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The Arena, Volume 30

1903 - 696 pages
...of conquered races to whom she was unable or unwilling to extend her privileges. . . . If there is one lesson which history clearly teaches, it is this...constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere incompetence for its duties." Of the disintegrating character of that period of Roman history...
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University of Toronto Quarterly, Volumes 1-3

University of Toronto - 1895 - 704 pages
...Association, January 29th, 1895.] "IF there is one lesson," says Mr. Froude, "which history plainly teaches, it is this ; that free nations cannot govern...constitution, the constitution itself will fall in pieces from mere ineompetence for its duties." This was precisely the case at Rome. The career of conquest...
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