Political Sketches: Twelve Chapters on the Struggles of the Age

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R. Theobald, 1854 - 154 páginas
 

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Página 70 - Princes looking on themselves as merely delegated by Providence to govern three branches of the one family, namely, Austria, Prussia and Russia: thus confessing that the Christian nation, of which they and their people form a part, has in reality no other Sovereign than Him to whom alone power really belongs...
Página 69 - Holy and Indivisible Trinity. Their Majesties the Emperor of Austria, the King of Prussia, and the Emperor of Russia, having, in consequence of the great events which have marked the course of the three last years...
Página 70 - Him alone are found all the treasures of love, science, and infinite wisdom, that is to say, God, our Divine Saviour, the Word of the Most High, the Word of Life.
Página 70 - Monarchs will remain united by the bonds of a true and indissoluble fraternity ; and considering each other as fellow-countrymen, they will, on all occasions, and in all places, lend each other aid and assistance ; and regarding themselves towards their subjects and armies as fathers of families, they will lead them in the same spirit of fraternity with which they are animated, to protect religion, peace, and justice.
Página 70 - Conformably to the words of the Holy Scriptures, which command all men to consider each other as brethren, the three contracting Monarchs will remain united by the bonds of a true and indissoluble fraternity, and considering each other as fellow countrymen, they will on all occasions, and in all places, lend each other aid and assistance...
Página 69 - Saviour teaches — they solemnly declare that the present act has no other object than to publish in the face of the whole world their fixed resolution, both in the administration of their respective states, and in their political relations with every other government, to take for their sole guide the precepts of that holy religion, namely, the precepts of justice, Christian charity and peace...
Página 39 - The free communication of thought and opinion is one of the most valuable rights of man ; every citizen is allowed to speak, write, and print freely on condition, that he is responsible for the abuse of this freedom in cases fixed by law.
Página 70 - That the present act has no other object than to publish, in the face of the whole world, their fixed resolution, both in the administration of their respective States, and in their political relations with every other government, to take for their sole guide the precepts of that holy religion, namely, the precepts of justice, Christian charity, and peace, which, far from being applicable only to private concerns, must have an immediate influence on the councils of Princes, and guide all their steps,...
Página 70 - Art. 2. In consequence, the sole principle in force, whether between the said Governments or between their subjects, shall be that of doing each other reciprocal service, and of testifying, by unalterable good will, the mutual affection with which they ought to be animated, to consider themselves all as members of one and the same Christian nation...
Página 69 - Russia, having — in consequence of the great events which ' have marked the course of the three last years in Europe, and especially of ' the blessings which it has pleased Divine Providence to shower down upon ' those states which place their confidence and their hope...

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