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" Alas, sir ! a commonwealth ought to be but as one huge christian personage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man, as big and compact in virtue as in body... "
The Yale Literary Magazine - Side 49
1839
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The Nation: The Foundations of Civil Order and Political Life in the United ...

Elisha Mulford - 1870 - 418 sider
...conception. Milton says, " A nation ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth or stature of an honest man, as big and compact in virtue as in body, for look, what the ground and causes are of single happiness to one man, the same ye shall find them to a whole state."...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Bind 31

Josiah Gilbert Holland, Richard Watson Gilder - 1886
...free and fitted for the public duty. Like Milton, he held that " the commonwealth ought to be but as one mighty growth and stature of an honest man, as big and compact in virtue as in body." Like Lamennais also, above all things religious, he insisted on the brotherhood of nations, on the...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Bind 1

Charles Sumner - 1870
...morals are the same for individuals and states. "A commonwealth," says Milton, " ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man, as big and l Tacitus, Agrioola, c. 30. compact in virtue as in body. For look what the grounds and causes are...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Bind 7

Charles Sumner - 1873
...compactness and bigness of virtue in just proportion to its extended dominion, so that it should be as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man, instinct with all the concentration of unity. Thus inspired, the gates of Hell cannot prevail against...
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The Prose Works of John Milton ...: With a Preface, Preliminary ..., Bind 2

John Milton, James Augustus St. John - 1871
.... ' '''.—-.*' _.-''•—-"'' ^ ' f ji"-«&..-<»-*.. be_but_as .oue_Jiu.geJC]irlstian_gersonage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man, as...the grounds and causes are of single happiness to one man, the same ye shall find them to a whole state, as Aristotle, both in his Ethics and Politics,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Bind 4

Charles Sumner - 1871
...Christian Commonwealth, which, according to the groat English Republican, John Milton, " ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, .one mighty growth and...honest man, as big and compact in virtue as in body." l Not through any worldly trinmphs, not through the vaults of State Street, the spindles of Lowell,...
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Proceedings of the National Convention to Secure the Religious Amendment of ...

1872 - 78 sider
...accountable." "A nation," says Milton, "ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth or stature of an honest man, as big and compact in virtue as in body." What is government but a system of laws? But what is law? To be binding, law must be founded injustice,...
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A record of thoughts on religious, political, social, and personal subjects ...

John Burley Waring - 1873
...dead lees, that now is the deep design of a politician. Alas ! sir, a commonwealth ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth and...the grounds and causes are of single happiness to one man, the same ye shall find them to a whole State." [Italics. — JBW] " Certainly we ought to...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Bind 18;Bind 81

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1873
...His conception of the nation as a whole is pointedly Miltonic. <; A commonwealth ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man." Woe betide the commonwealth if the Church is denied freedom and selfgovernment. " Must Church-government,...
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The Contemporary Review, Bind 22

1873
...His conception of the nation as a whole is pointedly Miltonic. " A commonwealth ought to be but as one huge Christian personage, one mighty growth and stature of an honest man." Woe betide the commonwealth if the Church is denied freedom and selfgovernment. " Must Church-government,...
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