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" And, when that ruler is a Roman emperor, what an " idea " is this to be written down and meditated by him: — " The idea of a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity administered with regard to equal rights and equal freedom of speech,... "
Essays in Criticism - Page 289
by Matthew Arnold - 1865 - 448 pages
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The Voice of Science in Nineteenth-century Literature: Representative Prose ...

Robert Emmons Rogers - English literature - 1921 - 328 pages
...alleging urgent occupation. " And, when that ruler is a Roman emperor, what an ' ' idea "isthistobe written down and meditated by him : — "The idea..." And, for all men who "drive at practice, " what practical rules may not one accumulate out of these "Meditations":— "The greatest part of what we...
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Lectures and Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 578 pages
...that ruler is a Roman emperor, what an "idea" is this to be written down and meditated by him: — 15 "The idea of a polity in which there is the same law...governed." And, for all men who "drive at practice," what practical 10 rules may not one accumulate out of these Meditations: — "The greatest part of what...
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The Echo of Greece

Edith Hamilton - History - 1957 - 224 pages
...world has never had better rulers. His own idea of what government should be he states once briefly: "A kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the governed." And yet the Christians were almost certainly persecuted during his reign. This is denied, of course, but...
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The Neo-Platonists: A Study in the History of Hellenism

Thomas Whittaker - Neoplatonism - 1901 - 318 pages
...those of later heroes of the Stoical protestation against Caesarean despotism, holds up before himself "the idea of a polity in which there is the same law...respects most of all the freedom of the governed'." Here the demand 1 That the Romane themselves were conscious of this, may be een for example in a...
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The High Road of Humanity: The Seven Ethical Ages of Western Man

Albert William Levi, Donald Phillip Verene, Molly Black Verene - Philosophy - 1995 - 156 pages
...purpose. . . . From Sextus ... the idea of living conformably to nature. . . . From my brother Severus ... the idea of a polity in which there is the same law...which respects most of all the freedom of the governed ... in my father I observed mildness of temper and unchangeable resolution in the things which he had...
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Meditations

Aurelius Marcus - Fiction - 1997 - 200 pages
...the influence of his mistress Marcia, it shows that he could be led to good as well as to evil. But for such a nature to be left at a critical age with...governed. And, for all men who 'drive at practice', what practical rules may not one accumulate out of these Meditations: The greatest part of what we say or...
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The Governance of England, Otherwise Called, The Difference Between an ...

Sir John Fortescue, Charles Plummer - Law - 1999 - 387 pages
...ripamis -aavrtav ца\чпа rv \tv9fpc№ TV pxo/ifvav. — MARCUS AURELIUS ANTONINUS. ' The idea of a polity in which there is the same law...a kingly government which respects most of all the liberty of the governed.' — LONG'S TRANSLATION. Cable of Contento PAGE PREFACE v LIST OF AUTHORITIES...
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I Wish I'd Made You Angry Earlier: Essays on Science, Scientists, and Humanity

Max F. Perutz - Creative ability in science - 2002 - 354 pages
...emperor Marcus Aurelius was a Stoic philosopher. In his Meditations, written in about 170 AD, he favoured a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity with equal rights and freedom of speech, and a kingly government that respects most of all the freedom...
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The Bible in the Public Schools: Arguments in the Case of John D. Minor Et ...

Religion - 2005 - 254 pages
...I learned to love my kin, and to love truth, and to love justice ;" * * * "and from him I received the idea of a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity administered with regard to equ al rights and equal freedom of speech, and the idea of a kingly government which respects most...
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nineteenth century essays

...— Christianity and the world, as well as the Antonines themselves, would not have been gainers ? That alliance was not to be. The Antonines lived and...governed.' And, for all men who 'drive at practice,' what practical rules may not one accumulate out of these Meditations : — 'The greatest part of what we...
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