The Life and Letters of Madame de Krudener

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Página 260 - And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.
Página 221 - ART. I. 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...
Página 227 - ... was unwilling to thwart him in a conception which, however wild, might save him and the rest of the world much trouble so long as it should last. In short, seeing no retreat, after making some verbal alterations the Emperor of Austria agreed to sign it. The Emperor of Russia then carried it to the King of Prussia, who felt in the same manner, but came to the same conclusion. As soon as the instrument was executed between the Sovereigns, without the intervention of their Ministers, the Emperor...
Página 221 - 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...
Página 227 - Metternich, the following day, came to me with the projet of the treaty since signed. He communicated to me in great confidence the difficulty in which the Emperor of Austria felt himself placed ; that he felt great repugnance to be a party to such an act, and yet was more apprehensive of refusing himself to the Emperor's application ; that it was quite clear his mind was affected...
Página 197 - Thus saith the Lord ; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. For he shall be like the heath in the desert, and shall not see when good cometh ; but shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, in a salt land and not inhabited.
Página 227 - ... the eye of Parliament. The fact is, that the Emperor's mind is not completely sound. Last year there was but too much reason to fear that its impulse would be to conquest and dominion. The general belief now is, that he is disposed to found his own glory upon a principle of peace and benevolence. Since the point of Poland was disposed of, there has been nothing in his political conduct in the progress of arrangements which indicates...
Página 227 - Russia brought it to me, developed his whole plan of universal peace, and told me the three Sovereigns had agreed to address a letter to the Prince Regent, to invite him to accede, of which intended letter His Imperial Majesty delivered to me the enclosed copy. The Duke of Wellington happened to be with me when the Emperor called, and it was not without difficulty that we went through the interview with becoming gravity.
Página 111 - These sums will be raised from the six millions which I deposited on leaving Paris in 1815 ; and from the interest, at the rate of five per cent, since July 1815.
Página 219 - I am going to leave France, but previous to my departure I wish to render public homage to God the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost in return for the protection He has vouchsafed to us, and to invite the nations to enrol themselves under the banner of obedience to the Gospel. Here is the draft of the act, which I beg you to go through carefully, and if it contains any expression of which you do not approve, I trust you will 'inform me of the fact. I wish the Emperor of Austria and the King of...

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