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" Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water... "
CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, AND MISCELLANEOUS ESSAYS - Página 246
de LORK MACAULAY - 1860
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volumen 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...justice and order is educed out of the chaos. Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people ought to be * Orlando FurioBO, Canto 43. free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the...
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The New Englander

1848
...overlook his profound political philosophy. " Many politicians of our time arc in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people...who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim I If men are to wait for liberty till they have become wise and good in slavery, they...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volumen 1

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1844
...justice and order is educed out of the chaos. Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people...the old story, who resolved not to go into the water until he had learnt to swim ! If men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery,...
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Recollections of Mexico

Waddy Thompson - 1846 - 304 páginas
...justice and order is educed out of the chaos. " Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people...go into the water till he had learnt to swim ! If 13* men are to wait for liberty, till they become wise and good in slavery, they may indeed wait for...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 páginas
...justice and onler is educed out of the chaos. Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying lent passion with him, and proceeded to invent stories which might justify its a am fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to...
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Young American's Magazine of Self-improvement, Volumen 1

George Washington Light - 1847 - 364 páginas
...idolatry of the masses 'for a Constitution which they, in too many cases, neither •read nor understand. IF men are to wait for liberty till they become wise and good in slavery, they may wait forever. — MACAULEY. KEEP AT WORK. Bv GW LIGHT. DOES a mountain on you frown ? Keep at work:...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volumen 6

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1848
...overlook his profound political philosophy. " Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition, that no people...who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim ! If men are to wait for liberty till they have become wise and good in slavery, they...
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Methodist Review, Volumen 30

1848
...have become wise and good in slavery. That, to use another figure of the gifted Macauley, " would be worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim." But as the man who for the first time trusts himself in the water should be particularly...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Baronet: With Selections from His ...

Charles Buxton - 1848 - 600 páginas
...DOWN SLAVERY. CHAT. XVI. struggle, was that hope given up ; so plausible does the proposition seem, that " no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom." " Yet this maxim," says a brilliant writer of our day, " is worthy of the fool in the old story, who...
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Notes and Queries

1881
...his essay on Milton, has the following : — "Many politicians of our time are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people...freedom ; the maxim is worthy of the fool in the old ttory, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learnt to swim." What " old story " is alluded...
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