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«This is emphatically an age of discoveries; but I will venture the assertion, that none but an American slaveholder could have discovered that a man born in a country was not a citizen of it.»
«The history of England is emphatically the history of progress.»
«Every politician is emphatically a promising politician.»
«Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing of these; and, except a keen eye and appetite for self-interest, requires no virtue in any quarter. To both parties it is emphatically a machine: to the discontented, a ''taxing-machine';' to the contented, a ''machine for securing property'.' Its duties and its faults are not those of a father, but of an active parish-constable.»
Author: Thomas Carlyle
, No Quarter
, party man
, self government
, self interest
«Man is, properly speaking, based upon hope, he has no other possession but hope; this world of his is emphatically the place of hope.»
«Man is emphatically a proselytizing creature.»