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Página 120 - A den of robbers was converted to the discipline of a camp or convent : patient to hear, swift to redress, inexorable to punish, his tribunal was always accessible to the poor and stranger ; nor could birth, or dignity, or the immunities of the church, protect the offender or his accomplices.
Página 119 - In this time (says the historian) the woods began to rejoice that they were no longer infested with robbers; the oxen began to plough; the pilgrims visited the sanctuaries; the roads and inns were replenished with travellers ; trade, plenty, and good faith were restored in the markets; and a purse of gold might be exposed without danger in the midst of the highway.
Página 175 - I say not all, but three, but two but one hundred of ye, — I break up my wand of office, and the world shall say one hundred and fifty robbers quelled the soul of Rome, and crushed her magistrate and her laws...
Página 132 - Is intoxication," says the proverb, "men betray their real characters." There is a no less honest and truthrevealing intoxication in prosperity, than in wine. The varnish of power brings forth at once the defects and the beauties of the human portrait. The unprecedented and almost miraculous rise of...