The Life and Times of Rienzi

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E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836 - 188

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Strona 106 - He shall call upon me, and I will hear him: yea, I am with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and bring him to honour.
Strona 184 - ... became sovereign of Rome; after causing plenty, justice, and liberty to flourish among the Romans; after protecting potentates and terrifying sovereign princes; after being arbiter of crowned heads; after re-establishing the ancient majesty and power of the Roman republic, and filling all Europe with his fame during the seven months of his first reign; after having compelled his masters themselves to confirm him in the authority he had usurped against their interests; fell at length at the end...
Strona 64 - For He cometh, for He cometh to judge the earth: and with righteousness to judge the world, and the people with His truth.
Strona 23 - Nicholas Gualiato, surnamed the good speaker, carried the first, which was red, and much finer than the others ; upon it, in gold, was the figure of a woman, sitting upon two lions, holding in one hand the globe of the world, and in the other a branch of palm representing Rome. The second white, with. St. Paul holding in his right hand a naked sword, and in his left the crown of justice, was carried by Stephen Magnaccusia, apostolic notary. On the third was St. Peter, holding tlie keys of concord...
Strona 64 - NOW WHEN JONATHAN SAW THAT THE TIME SERVED HIM, HE chose certain men, and sent them to Rome, for to confirm and renew the friendship that they had with them.
Strona 26 - They resumed the pretended authority of the Romans; they declared him sovereign of Rome, and granted him the power of life and death, of rewards and punishments, of enacting and repealing the laws, of treating with foreign powers ; in a word, they gave him the full and supreme authority over all the extensive territories of the Romans. Rienzi, arrived at the summit of his wishes, kept at a great distance his artifice : he pretended to be very unwilling to accept of their offers, but upon two conditions;...
Strona 142 - Father, who wouldest not the death of a sinner but rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live...
Strona 26 - These pretences were masterly strokes of his policy; for on the one hand he hazarded nothing in thus making his court to the holy father; and on the other he well knew that the bishop of Orvieto would carry a title only and no authority. The people granted his request, but paid all...
Strona 25 - ... the fanaticism of Rienzi. — They resumed the pretended authority of the Romans; they declared him sovereign of Rome, and granted him the power of life and death, of rewards and punishments, of enacting and repealing the laws, of treating with foreign powers ; in a word, they gave him the full and supreme authority over all the extensive territories of the Romans. Rienzi, arrived at the summit of his wishes, kept at a great distance his artifice : he pretended to be very unwilling to accept...
Strona 13 - ... charmed the court of Avignon by his eloquence, and the sprightliness of his conversation. Encouraged by success, he one day took the liberty to tell the pope, that the grandees of Rome were avowed robbers, public thieves, infamous adulterers, and illustrious profligates ; who by their example authorized the most horrid crimes. To them he attributed the desolation of Rome, of which he drew so lively a picture, that the holy father was moved, and exceedingly incensed against the Roman nobility.

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