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The North American Review (Volume 87) (Paperback): Making of America Project, Jared Sparks
The North American Review (Volume 87) (Paperback): Making of America Project, Jared Sparks

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Making of America Project, Jared Sparks

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: the latter been first occupied, it is doubtful whether the rocks and lagoons of the sea-board would ever have been settled. No man would have turned from the prairie-sward to the seamed slopes of the Atlantic edge. As it is, we have the energy and patience which the difficult soil of the East generates, with that magnificent sweep of Western territory which, had it been opened to us first, might, from its very lux- uriousness, have generated among those occupying it an ignoble love of ease. Art. IV. ? 1. Les Parlements de France. Essai Historique. Par le Vicomte De Bastard. Paris: Didier. 2 vols. 8vo. 2. Robert Emmett. Paris: Michel Levy. 12mo. 3. Mgmoires de Vlmperatrice Josephine. Paris: Firmin Didot. 2 vols. 8vo. 4. Eludes sur Pascal. Par Victor Cousin. Paris: Didier. 8vo. 5. Fragments et Souvenirs. Par Victor Cousin. Paris: Didier. 8vo. 6. La Tribune Moderne. Vie de Chdteaubriand. Par M. Villemain. Paris: Michel Levy. 8vo. It seems a strange, and for that very reason it may not be an uninteresting study, to examine, at the very moment when France has almost ceased to have almost any liberties, what were the liberties she enjoyed from the thirteenth century up to the so-called great Revolution, and through the period when she was governed by what are usually denominated absolute, if not despotic monarchs. When discussing, or in any way judging, the history of France, it is always necessary to separate her institutions from the manner in which they were administered, and from the men who administered them. It has been often remarked by statesmen, that nearly all institutions are in themselves good, and have failed only from the deficiencies of those in whose hands they were placed, and who had the duty of carrying them out. It is therefore, we think, som...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Making of America Project • Jared Sparks
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 212
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-79737-5
Barcode: 9780217797375
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-79737-7

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