The Science of Politics

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K. Paul, Trench, 1883 - 490 pages
Lori Shepherd, freed from the restrictions of motherhood by the arrival of the beautiful nanny Francesca Sciaparelli, must call upon her ghostly Aunt Dimity for help when she becomes caught in the middle of a controversy that threatens to destroy the village as well as her nanny's budding romance with archaeologist Adrian Culver.

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Page 456 - Sed cum omnia ratione animoque lustraris, omnium societatum nulla est gravior, nulla carior quam ea, quae cum re publica est uni cuique nostrum. Cari sunt parentes, cari liberi, propinqui, familiares, sed omnes omnium caritates patria una complexa est, pro qua quis bonus dubitet mortem oppetere, si ei sit profuturus?
Page 239 - ... i. The enormously increased legislative business of modern times (the discharge of which may be facilitated by the division of labor which the co-ordinate chambers renders possible) is on the whole delayed, hampered, and interrupted to an extent wholly disproportionate to any benefits derived by a second discussion conducted in a different assembly. "2. As a barrier against the tempestuous current of democracy, the second chamber is worse than useless because if the more popular chamber is practically...
Page 31 - Science is that of the historical, philosophical, and ethical writers of the last days of the Roman Republic and the early years of the Roman Empire.
Page 424 - ... independence and liberty. Education is an universal right, a prime necessity of man, and it is the duty of the State to provide it, because, as Macaulay said, it is the most efficient, the most humane, the most civilized, and, in all respects, the best means of attaining the main end of government. A certain minimum of education is the right of every child, and the child will fail to secure unless the State provide. In the most civilized communities the practical decision has been that the State...

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