Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 85

W. Blackwood & Sons, 1859

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Page 113 - And it is our further will that, so far as may be, our subjects, of whatever race or creed, be freely and impartially admitted to offices in our service, the duties of which they may be qualified, by their education, ability, and integrity, duly to discharge.
Page 110 - Firmly relying ourselves on the truth of Christianity, and acknowledging with gratitude the solace of religion, we disclaim alike the right and the desire to impose our convictions on any of our subjects.
Page 107 - We shall respect the rights, dignity, and honour of native princes as our own, and we desire that they, as well as our own subjects, should enjoy that prosperity and that social advancement which can only be secured by internal peace and good government.
Page 107 - We desire no extension of our present territorial possessions ; and while we will permit no aggression upon our dominions, or our rights, to be attempted with impunity, we shall sanction no encroachment on those of others. We shall respect the rights, dignity, and honour of native princes as our own...
Page 116 - In their prosperity will be our strength ; in their contentment our security ; and in their gratitude our best reward. And may the God of all power grant to us, and to those in authority under us, strength to carry out these our wishes for the good of our people.
Page 327 - So that not only this our craft is in danger to be set at nought ; but also there is danger that the temple of the great goddess Diana should be despised, and her magnificence destroyed, whom all Asia and the world worship.
Page 98 - Justice I have now before me, august and pure; the abstract idea of all that would be perfect in the spirits and the aspirings of men ; where the mind rises, where the heart expands ; where the countenance is ever placid and benign ; where...
Page 115 - ... revolt, their lives alone can be guaranteed ; but in apportioning the penalty due to such persons full consideration will be given to the circumstances under which they have been induced to throw off their allegiance ; and large indulgence will be shown to those whose crimes may appear to have originated in too credulous acceptance of the false reports circulated by designing men.
Page 119 - ... under which no living figure or spirit any longer dwells ; but only spiders and unclean beetles, in horrid accumulation, drive their trade ; and the mask still glares on you with its...
Page 165 - I confess that I do not entertain that firm and complete attachment to the liberty of the press which things that are supremely good in their very nature are wont to excite in the mind; and I approve of it more from a recollection of the evils it prevents than from a consideration of the advantages it ensures.

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