Garibaldi: his life and times. By F. Young and W.B.B. Stevens

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الصفحة 118 - ... methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam ; purging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance ; while the whole noise of timorous and flocking birds, with those also that love the twilight, flutter about, amazed at what she means, and in their envious gabble would prognosticate a year of sects and schisms.
الصفحة 118 - Methinks I see, in my mind, a noble and puissant nation rousing herself, like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks : methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full mid-day beam...
الصفحة 168 - Through the walls of hut and palace shoots the instantaneous throe When the travail of the Ages wrings earth's systems to and fro : At the birth of each new Era, with a recognizing start, Nation wildly looks at nation, standing with mute lips apart, And glad Truth's yet mightier man-child leaps beneath the Future's heart.
الصفحة 164 - There were no stars, no earth, no time, No check, no change, no good, no crime, But silence, and a stirless breath Which neither was of life nor death ; A sea of stagnant idleness, Blind, boundless, mute, and motionless...
الصفحة 169 - Italy to foment disorder or to disturb the power of the Holy Father, whom we have replaced upon his throne, but to remove from him this foreign pressure, which weighs upon the whole Peninsula, and to help to establish there order, based upon legitimate satisfied interests.
الصفحة 14 - Venetians, &c., all merging their separate interests into the one common name of Italians, and under this name forming a single powerful European nation.
الصفحة 8 - Let us see how he was led to the conclusion that it was his duty to contend against tyranny, on hehalf of mankind at large, wherever it might exist. During this period of his life— from 1828 to 1831— "tormented...
الصفحة 63 - They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak ; They are slaves who will not choose Hatred, scoffing, and abuse, Rather than in silence shrink From the truth they needs must think; They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
الصفحة 156 - I have been honoured by you and your fellow-citizens is of itself more than sufficient to recompense a life of the greatest merit. Born and educated as I have been in the cause of humanity, my heart is entirely devoted to liberty — universal liberty — national and world-wide — 'ora e sempre
الصفحة 203 - ... and whom I consequently despise ; it comes from the vulgar mass of credulous men, who swear without examination by the' word of the Almighty, and whom I consequently pity. Lastly, because on arriving I received a declaration from the Dictator of this country that I was free, in the land of the free.

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